Västland parish, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Västland parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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History

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)
Västland
Jurisdictions
Stift Uppsala ärkestift, 1989- Uppsala
Pastorat -1917 Västland och Tolfta, 1917- Västland
Län 1633-1650 Örbyhus (del av Livgedinget), 1651- Uppsala
Landskap Uppland
Härad Örbyhus
Tingslag -1800 Västland, 1801-1883 Västland and Älvkarleby, 1884-1970 Uppsala läns norra domsaga
Domsaga 1680-1714 see Björklinge, 1715-1980 Uppsala läns norra, 1980- Tierp
Fögderi 1720-1878 Femte, 1879-1885 Fjärde, 1886-1966 Örbyhus, 1967- Tierp
Länsmansdistrikt -1917 Västland and Tolfta
Kronofogdedistrikt 1965- Uppsala
Kommun 1863-1973 Västland, 1974- Tierp
Militär indelning Norra Roslags Första Båtsmans kompani
FamilySearch I.D. 6373147
NAD Ref Code SE/ULA/11734


Place Names

Björnwret, Bohlstan, Bunkarne,
Carlholm,
Degerslätten, Dikartorp,
Finrånger, Frossbo, Fäskär,
Gammelåker, Granskär, Gällbo,
Holmsånger,
Kohlbo, Kohlwret, Kornswed, Kårbo, Källan,
Lempesbo,
Marn, Måxbo,
Norrmossen, Näs, Nöttö,
Prestgård,
Räfnäs,
Sandby, Sandwiken, Snatra, Snatra Bodarna, Sohlbo, Staf, Sätra,
Walla (Valla), Wehla, Werken, Wesslands Bruk, Wesslands Prestgård, Westra Wad (Västra Vad),
Åkerby,
Östra Wad (Vad),



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

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Collections

Census Records

Church Records

Online Database Church Records

The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. (ArkivDigital, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Uppsala Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan at a Family History Center near you. Click on "Places within Sweden, Uppsala and then select your parish.

Military Records

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References

Jurisdictional Information from: Riksarkivet. "Västland Församling." <u>Nationell ArkivDatabas</u> (NAD). May 2012 http://www.nad.riksarkivet.se/

Västland, Husförhörslängd 1836-1840, Ortregister