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Stift Västerås
Pastorat -1918 Grytnäs and Avesta, 1919- Avesta
Län 1631-1635 Säter, 1636-1640 Kopparberg, 1641-1646 Sala, 1647- Kopparberg
Landskap Dalarna
Härad 1700- Folkare tingslag, Folkare härad (the area for Folkare tingslag called Folkare härad since the latter 1700's)
Tingslag -1694 Folkare, 1695-1731 Grytnäs, 1732-1970 Folkare
Domsaga 1687-1798 Västra, 1799-1857 Kopparbergslagen and Näsgårds län, 1858- Hedemora
Fögderi 1720-1885 Näsgårds län, 1886-1946 Hedemora, 1946- Avesta
Länsmansdistrikt -1917 Folkärna
Kronofogdedistrikt 1965- Avesta
Kommun 1641-1686 Avesta stad, 1863-1905 Avesta, 1906-1918 Avesta köping, 1919-1970 Avesta stad, 1971- Avesta
Militär indelning Extra Soldat-Roteringen
FamilySearch I.D. 6372133
NAD Ref Code SE/ULA/10044

Place Names

Alphabetical listing of individuals residing in the parish. Bjursfors bruk.

To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.

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Avesta parish, 1832-1842 Förhörsbok, Register.

Riksarkivet. "Avesta Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). March 2011 http://www.nad.ra.se/


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