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Författare Ämne: Farm/Locality Names  (läst 798 gånger)

2012-06-30, 02:53
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Utloggad Benedict Hane

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Does anyone know a good place to find out where specific farms were located? Or towns that don't seem to appear on Google maps?

2012-06-30, 07:58
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There is a site Historiska Kartor, Historical Maps at Lantmäteriet http://historiskakartor.lantmateriet.se/arken/s/search.html
Hope you find what you are looking for.
God luck
 
/Suzanne

2012-06-30, 08:06
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Utloggad Karen Van Etten

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Benedict -
You mention specific farms - does that mean you know the name of the Swedish county where
such farm(s) might be located ?  This is an excellent Forum in which to begin your search - post
a message, naming the particular farm you seek and the County.  Perhaps someone reading your
post will already know the place.  I've had good luck finding a Google map of a particular farm,
after determining the nearest large town or village.  Good luck in your search.
 
Karen V.

2012-06-30, 11:40
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Utloggad Bo Johansson

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See also Ortsnamnsregistret (Swedish placename index):
 
http://www.sofi.se/ortnamnsregistret
 
// Bo Johanson

2014-07-16, 19:39
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I've been looking for a farm or village called Fredsburg in Vastra Gotland, where my g-g-grandmother was born. There seemed to be much back-and-forth between Lyrestand and Hassle with her parents, so it must be nearby. Is anyone familiar with Fredsburg?

2014-07-16, 20:19
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Hi Sherri!
It must be Fredsberg, a parish in Skaraborg county east the town Mariestad, landscape Västergötland
The places Hassle and Lyrestad only 8 kilometers from Fredsberg.
If you have the name of your g-g-grandmother perhaps we can find more about her relatives.
 
Rune

2014-07-16, 20:39
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Please observe that this subtopic is supposed for general questions concerning
geography, so further postings concerning individuals/families are NOT supposed here.

2014-07-17, 18:05
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Utloggad Sherri Buete

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Rune, thank you very much for your help! Would you be kind enough to post a link to a map (if you have one) that shows the location of Fredsberg in Skaraborg Co? That must certainly be the place I've been looking for! :-)

2014-07-18, 12:22
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Sherri, Fredsberg in Västra Götaland Län (County) that Rune found can be found at Google Maps at 14.066667,11z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x465b7378a09eddb5:0xaed52f1b80e881d7?hl=sv,https: //www.google.se/maps/place/545+90+Fredsberg/@58.7499981,14.066667,11z/data=!4m2! 3m1!1s0x465b7378a09eddb5:0xaed52f1b80e881d7?hl=sv  (Use the zoom facility to zoom in or out to get a better idea where Fredsberg is located)
As you can see it is located northeast of the town Mariestad. The name of the province is Västergötland. /Hans

 

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