Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Citation for This Collection  ==
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For a list of records by parishes published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1974200/waypoints Browse].
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The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
 
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran birth or christening or birth (Födde) records are:  
 
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran marriage (Vigde) records are:  
 
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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.<br>  
 
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.<br>  
  
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
 
"Sweden, Malmohus Church Records, 1541-19918; index 1646-1860," &nbsp;digital images, &nbsp;''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed March 27, 2012), &gt; Bara forsamling &gt; C Fodelse- och dopbocker &gt; 2, 1795-1837, Register i DDSS. &gt; image 199 of 219 images, Entry of Maria, died 30 March 1828; citing Kyrkobocker, 1705-1894, Svenska Kyrkan. Bara socken.Fodde 1719-1861 FHL INTL Film #144886 items 1-3. Family History Libraty, Salt Lake City, Utah  
 
"Sweden, Malmohus Church Records, 1541-19918; index 1646-1860," &nbsp;digital images, &nbsp;''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed March 27, 2012), &gt; Bara forsamling &gt; C Fodelse- och dopbocker &gt; 2, 1795-1837, Register i DDSS. &gt; image 199 of 219 images, Entry of Maria, died 30 March 1828; citing Kyrkobocker, 1705-1894, Svenska Kyrkan. Bara socken.Fodde 1719-1861 FHL INTL Film #144886 items 1-3. Family History Libraty, Salt Lake City, Utah  

Revision as of 19:06, 6 June 2012

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

Sverige, Malmöhus, Lutherske Kyrkoböcker Register

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.

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

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Church parishes. Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records. National Archives of Sweden, Marieberg, Stockholm.

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran birth or christening or birth (Födde) records are:

Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Christening DGS 4175749 429.jpg
  • Child’s name
  • Christening date
  • Sometimes the birth date
  • Parents’ names
  • Parents’ marital status
  • Parents’ residence
  • Father's occupation
  • Sometimes the mother’s age
  • Witnesses and their residences

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran marriage (Vigde) records are:

Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Marriage DGS 4175749 537.jpg
  • Groom’s name
  • Depending on the time period, the groom’s marital status, residence, and age
  • Bride’s name
  • Depending on the time period, the bride’s marital status, residence, and age
  • Witnesses and their residences

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran death or burial (Döde) records are:

Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Burial DGS 4175749 563.jpg
  • Name of the deceased
  • Death date
  • Burial date
  • Residence
  • Occupation
  • Age
  • Marital status and sometimes the spouse’s name
  • Sometimes other biographical notes

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran moving records (Inflyttnings and Utflyttnings) are:

  • Name of person moving
  • Former residence
  • New residence
  • Residence
  • Occupation
  • Age
  • Sometimes marital status

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical surveys (Husförhörslängd) are:

  • Name of each member of the household
  • Birth dates
  • Birthplaces
  • Residence
  • Occupation
  • Deaths within the year
  • Marriages within the year
  • Moves within the year (including where they moved to or from)
  • Marital status
  • Relationships

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran church account registers (räkenskaper) are:

  • Name
  • Date
  • Residence within the parish
  • Amount paid
  • May give reason for payment

How to Use the Records

For detailed information on using Swedish church records, see the wiki article: Swedish Church Records

Choosing a Record to Search

The types of record books that are available are different for each parish. The following chart lists the types of records and the English translation.

Swedish English
Död- och begravningsböcker Death and burial book
Flyttningslängder Moving records
Inflyttningsattester Moving in records
In och utflyttiningslängder Moving in and out record
Utflyttiningslängder Moving out record
Födelse och dopböcker Birth and baptism or christening book
Födelse- och dopböcker Duplettserie Birth and baptism or christening book double or second series
Församling Parish or congregation
Husförhörslängd Household examination record; also called clerical survey
kladdböcker Draft copy of the church book
Lysning and vigselböcker Banns and marriage book
Längder över nattvardsgäster (kommunionlängder) Communion book
Räkenskaper för kyrka Records of accounts for the church
Signum Record type
Socken Parish
Vigselsdag Marriage date
Volum och år Volume and year


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:

Online Courses

Online courses in reading Scandinavian Gothic handwriting are also available through the FamilySearch Learning Center. Select Scandinavia from the localities list on the left side of the main page.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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 Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Sweden, Malmohus Church Records, 1541-19918; index 1646-1860,"  digital images,  FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed March 27, 2012), > Bara forsamling > C Fodelse- och dopbocker > 2, 1795-1837, Register i DDSS. > image 199 of 219 images, Entry of Maria, died 30 March 1828; citing Kyrkobocker, 1705-1894, Svenska Kyrkan. Bara socken.Fodde 1719-1861 FHL INTL Film #144886 items 1-3. Family History Libraty, Salt Lake City, Utah

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.