Sweden, Blekinge Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Blekinge, Sweden
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Record Description
Record Type Church
Collection years: 1612-1916
Language: Swedish
Title in the Language: Sverige, Blekinge, Kyrkoböcker Register
FamilySearch Resources
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Landsarkivet i Lund


What is in the Collection?

The collection consists of church records from the county of Blekinge. It contains the following types of records:

  • Clerical surveys
  • Registers of birth, marriage, and death
  • Indexes to births, marriages, and deaths
  • Move-in and move-out lists
  • Confirmations
  • Church accounts

The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1612 to 1916; index 1646 to 1860.

These records are written in Swedish.


Collection Contents

For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the following wiki articles:

Sample Images

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.

Help with the Language

These records are in Swedish so you will need to be able to understand written Swedish. For help with reading the records, please see the following wiki articles:

Known Issues with This Collection

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Citing this Collection

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Collection Citation:

"Sweden, Blekinge Church Records, 1612-1916; Index 1646-1860." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Landsarkivet i Lund.

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, Blekinge Church Records, 1612-1916; index 1646-1860.