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Title in the Language of the Record

Sverige, Västernorrland Kyrkoböcker Register

Record Description

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

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

The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1501 to 1940; index 1650 to 1860.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Sweden, Vasternorrland Church Records 1501-1940; index 1650-1860.

Coverage Table



The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Record Type Years Covered Number of Records
Vasternorrland Baptism 1721-1863 4684
Vasternorrland Burial 1723-1733, 1735-1863 2956
Vasternorrland Marriage 1751-1768, 1770-1865 1036

Record History, Content and Use

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

Search the Collection

To search the collection by name fill in your ancestor’s name in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person.

If you did not find the person you were looking for, you may need to search the collection 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.

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:

Known Issues with This Collection

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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

"Sweden, Vasternorrland Church Records 1501-1940; index 1650-1860." Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Härnösand.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Sweden, Vasternorrland Church Records 1501-1940; index 1650-1860.

Image citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Sweden, Vasternorrland Church Records 1501-1940; index 1650-1860.

 

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