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The DDSS consists of three separate databases containing information extracted from the original Swedish [[Sweden Church Records|parish church records]] of births and baptisms, weddings, deaths and burials and church censuses. Each of these sets of records constitutes a separate database. The databases do not cover the whole of Sweden, being limited to the counties of Skåne and Blekinge.   It has information in both Swedish and English.
 
The DDSS consists of three separate databases containing information extracted from the original Swedish [[Sweden Church Records|parish church records]] of births and baptisms, weddings, deaths and burials and church censuses. Each of these sets of records constitutes a separate database. The databases do not cover the whole of Sweden, being limited to the counties of Skåne and Blekinge.   It has information in both Swedish and English.
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Revision as of 00:07, 20 February 2010

The DDSS consists of three separate databases containing information extracted from the original Swedish parish church records of births and baptisms, weddings, deaths and burials and church censuses. Each of these sets of records constitutes a separate database. The databases do not cover the whole of Sweden, being limited to the counties of Skåne and Blekinge.   It has information in both Swedish and English.

Contents

The databases contain a total of 1,254,484 people within the three sets of records. Times periods vary for each parish, some start in the late 1600's and are up to early 1900's. Other have a more limited time period of about 1850 to 1900. The site has excellent search capabilities with detailed directions on how to use the site. The site also contains a Swedish-English dictionary to aid understanding of the records.

Cost

Free

Website Address