Sweden, Södermanland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1640-1860
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Södermanland, Sweden
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Location of Södermanland, Sweden
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Record Description
Record Type Church
Collection years: 1604-1900
Language: Swedish
Title in the Language: Sverige, Södermanland Kyrkoböcker
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Landsarkivet i Uppsala

What is in the Collection?

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

The records are handwritten in narrative style.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1640-1860.

Collection Contents

The following parishes and number of records are included in the index as of 1 September 2016:

Place Baptism Marriage Burial
Aspö 3,253 950 2,995
Barva 1,932 672 1,577
Bergshammar 2,691 709 2,008
Bettna 6,642 1,735 4,317
Björkvik 12,931 3,265 8,903
Björnlunda 4,823 1,630 3,937
Blacksta 1,849 1,100 1,308
Bogsta 2,003 349 1,404
Bälinge 5,816 1,845 4,324
Bärbo 2,705 686 1,733
Dillnäs 1,556 445 1,360
Dunkers 7,606 2,509 5,720
Eskilstuna Kloster 17,619 4,530 16,169
Jäders 3,156 1,182 2,587
Nyköpings Alla Helgona 6,529 1,592 6,741
Sättersta 2,249 764 1,652

An inventory of all the images in this collection can be found at FamilySearch Digital Image Collection for Södermanland, Sweden

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. Swedish data privacy rules prohibit making certain records publicly available for viewing. This includes birth and death records less than 70 years old, and marriage records prior to 1980. This collection is available at the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization. The images are also available to all viewers for a fee at Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD).

Sample Images

How do I Search the Collection?

To search this collection by name: 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.

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 this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1640-1860." Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Landsarkivet i Uppsala.

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, Södermanland Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1640-1860.

Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1640-1860.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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 also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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