Västra Vingåker parish, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Västra Vingåker Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Västra Vingåker
Stift Strängnäs
Pastorat -1641 Vingåker, 1642-1754 (Västra) Vingåker and Östra Vingåker, 1754-1982 Västra Vingåker, 1983- Västra Vingåker och Österåker
Län 1634- Södermanland
Landskap Södermanland
Härad Oppunda
Tingslag -1947 Oppunda härad, 1948-1970 Oppunda and Villåttinge domsaga
Domsaga -1878 Kungadömet, 1879-1970 Oppunda and Villåttinge, 1971- Katrineholm
Fögderi 1720-1885 Andra, 1886-1917 Vingåker, 1918-1946 Oppunda, 1946- Katrineholm
Länsmansdistrikt -1917 Oppunda härads västra
Kronofogdedistrikt 1965- Katrineholm
Kommun 1863-1962 Västra Vingåker, Vingåker
Militär indelning Lif-Regementets Grenadier-Corps
Östra Nerikes Sqvadron, Östra Nerikes Kompani
Södermanlands Regemente
Vingåkers Kompani
4:e Blekinges Indelta Båtsmans-Kompani
Södermanlands Regemente
Majorens (Vingåkers) kompani
1791 Livregementet Till Häst
Östernärke kompani
1791-1796 Livregementsbrigadens Lätta Dragonkår
Östernärke skvadron
1791-1796 Livregementsbrigadens Lätta Dragonkår
Östernärke skvadron
1891-Livregementets Husarer
Östernärke skvadron
FamilySearch I.D. 2056655
NAD Ref Code SE/ULA/11076

Place Names

The list of place names for Västra Vingåker parish is very large (2,923 place names). See Place Names in Västra Vingåker parish, Sweden for the complete list.

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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.)

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Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Södermanland 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, Södermanland and then select your parish.

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Jurisdictional Information from: Riksarkivet. "Västra Vingåker Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). June 2012 http://www.nad.riksarkivet.se/

Västra Vingåker församling, Husförhörslängd 1846-1850, Ortregister.