Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860
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Västerbotten, Sweden
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Location of Västerbotten, Sweden
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Record Description
Record Type Church
Collection years: 1619-1896
Language: Swedish
Title in the Language: Sverige, Västerbotten Kyrkoböcker
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Related Websites
Landsarkivet i Härnösand

What is in the Collection?

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

The records are handwritten in narrative style. Indexes will be published as they are completed.

Collection Content

As of 7 November 2016 the following localities had been indexed and were searchable.

Locality Baptism Marriage Burial Unspecified
Bjurholm 3,810 552 1,859 1,408
Burträsk 12,757 2,466 6,300 1,002
Bygdeå 4,213 931 2,506 387
Skellefteå 833 0 167 0

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).

How Do I Search the 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.

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Citing this Collection

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Collection Citation:

"Sweden, Vasterbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index 1688-1860." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Landsarkivet, Härnösand (Sweden Regional Archives, Härnösand).

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, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860.

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