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Title in the Language of the Records

Sverige, Malmöhus Kyrkoböcker Register

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, Family Search makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record Custodians. The Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860* collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The records can also be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.
*Please note: Currently the records in this collection can only be browsed. The index has not yet been published. The title of the collection reflects what the collection will eventually contain when the index are published.

Record Description

The collection consists of church records from the county of Malmöhus. It contains indexes to births, marriages, and deaths along with images of:

  • Clerical surveys
  • Registers of birth, marriage, and death
  • Move-in and move-out lists
  • Confirmations
  • Church accounts

The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1541 to 1918; index 1646 to 1860.

For a list of records by parishes published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Search the Collection

To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information: To begin your search, it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as the birth place or birth date.

For a browse collection: To search the collection image by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate Parish
⇒Select the appropriate Records
⇒Select the appropriate Volume and Year which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Help with the Language

These records are in Swedish so you will need to be able to understand written Swedish. For help with reading the records, please see the following wiki articles:

Record History, Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the following wiki articles:

Known Issues with This Collection

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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.


Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Lund.

 

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