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Borgholm kommun is the northern half of province (island) Öland but belongs to Kalmar län.
Pop 10 657 (1974). Central city:
Borgholm, pop 2 648 (1974).
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Alböke Borgholm Bredsätra Böda Egby Föra Gärdslösa Högby
Högsrum Källa Köping Långlöt Löt Persnäs Runsten Räpplinge
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 0885      
Kommun Kommun home page Current and historical info   S
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
Specific Guides      
Local sites      
Borgholm SCB# 088501. Earliest name: Borg. In the 16th century incorporated in Räpplinge but 1777-11-14 again separated. Borgholm city founded in 1816. Included in Köping pastorat until 1879.
Church books: Births at Borgholms lasarett (city hospital) 1928-46 in separate books, archived at the Landsting archive in Kalmar.
History History of Borgholm (Wahledov) Book from 1921, full text   S
History Borgholmspärlor (Å Nilsson) Pictures and stories from 1920 --   S
History Another Short history     S
Föra SCB# 088502.
Löt SCB# 088504.
Egby SCB# 088505. Also spelled Ekby before 1940.
  Socken site History and pictures. >Go> S
Bredsätra SCB# 088506.
Köping SCB# 088507.
Räpplinge SCB# 088508.
Högsrum SCB# 088509. Earlier also spelled Högserum
Gärdslösa SCB# 088510.
Långlöt SCB# 088511.
Runsten SCB# 088512.
Böda SCB# 088513.
Högby SCB# 088514. Do not confuse with Högby in Mjölby kommun, Östergötlands län (SCB# 058602) or with Högsby in Högsby kommun, Kalmar län (SCB# 082102)
Källa SCB# 088515.
Persnäs SCB# 088516.
Specific Sources      
Church Books Borgholm kommun Catalogue of volumes available on line >GenLine> S
Church Rec's Högsrum socken from SVAR (order m-fiche) >SVAR> S
Fire Insurance Högsrum socken Companies and large farms. (Rälla gård, Mossberga) (m-fiche) >SVAR> S

SCB# = SCB Id number. RAÄ = Riksantikvarieämbetet.
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