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== How to Use the Records  ==
 
== How to Use the Records  ==
  
For detailed information on using Swedish church records, see the wiki article: [[Swedish_Church_Records|Swedish Church Records]]
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For detailed information on using Swedish church records, see the wiki article: [[Swedish Church Records|Swedish Church Records]]  
  
==== Choosing a Record to Search ====
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==== Choosing a Record to Search ====
  
The types of record books that are available are different for each parish. The following chart lists the types of records and the English translation.
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The types of record books that are available are different for each parish. The following chart lists the types of records and the English translation.  
  
 
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| Död- och begravningsböcker
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| Död- och begravningsböcker  
|Death and burial book
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| Death and burial book
 
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|Flyttningslängder  
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| Flyttningslängder  
|Moving records
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| Moving records
 
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| Inflyttningsattester
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| Inflyttningsattester  
|Moving in records
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| Moving in records
 
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|In och utflyttiningslängder
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| In och utflyttiningslängder  
|Moving in and out record
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| Moving in and out record
 
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| Utflyttiningslängder  
|Moving out record
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| Moving out record
 
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| Födelse och dopböcker  
 
| Födelse och dopböcker  
 
| Birth and baptism or christening book
 
| Birth and baptism or christening book
 
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|Födelse- och dopböcker Duplettserie
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| Födelse- och dopböcker Duplettserie  
|Birth and baptism or christening book double or second series  
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| Birth and baptism or christening book double or second series
 
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| Församling
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| Parish or congregation
 
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| Household examination record; also called clerical survey
 
| Household examination record; also called clerical survey
 
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|kladdböcker
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|Draft copy of the church book
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| Draft copy of the church book
 
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| Lysning and vigselböcker  
 
| Lysning and vigselböcker  
 
| Banns and marriage book
 
| Banns and marriage book
 
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| Längder över nattvardsgäster (kommunionlängder)
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| Längder över nattvardsgäster (kommunionlängder)  
 
| Communion book
 
| Communion book
 
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| Räkenskaper för kyrka
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| Räkenskaper för kyrka  
 
| Records of accounts for the church
 
| Records of accounts for the church
 
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|Signum
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| Marriage date
 
| Marriage date
 
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| Volume and year
 
| Volume and year
 
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==== Help with the Language  ====
 
==== Help with the Language  ====
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[http://www.arkivdigital.net/land/an2011eng1?gclid=CP2BgbrZ_6wCFSJgTAodTyXeRw Swedish Church Records Online&nbsp;]  
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*[http://www.arkivdigital.net/land/an2011eng1?gclid=CP2BgbrZ_6wCFSJgTAodTyXeRw Swedish Church Records Online&nbsp;]
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*[http://www.arkivdigital.net/ Arkiv Digital: Swedish Church Records Online (in color)]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.&nbsp;  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.&nbsp;  
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->Sweden. Halland Church Records, 1615-1904. National Archives of Sweden (Riksarkivet SVAR),Marieberg, Stockholm.<!--bibdescend-->
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<!--bibdescbegin-->Sweden. Halland Church Records, 1615-1904. National Archives of Sweden (Riksarkivet SVAR),Marieberg, Stockholm.<!--bibdescend-->  
  
 
Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
 
Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
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=== Examples of Source Citations for a Record Found in This Collection <br> ===
 
=== Examples of Source Citations for a Record Found in This Collection <br> ===
  
"Sweden, Halland church records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860,"&nbsp; digital images, ''FamilySearch''&nbsp; ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]: accessed March 21, 2012), Krogsereds forsamling &gt; C Fodelse- och dopbocker &gt; 3 1833-1861 &gt; image 95 of 108 images, entry for Carl Peter Svensson med Pigan Nilla Catrina Andersdotter&nbsp;Vigde ar 1834 31 August; citing Sweden, Halland, Krogsereds &nbsp;Church Records, FHL microfilm 134,138 items 3-5&nbsp;; <br>Svenska kyrka, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.  
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"Sweden, Halland church records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860,"&nbsp; database and digital images, ''FamilySearch''&nbsp; ([https://www.familysearch.org]: accessed March 21, 2012), Krogsereds forsamling &gt; C Fodelse- och dopbocker &gt; 3 1833-1861 &gt; image 95 of 108 images. Entry for Carl Peter Svensson and Pigan Nilla Catrina Andersdotter&nbsp;Married 31 August 1834; citing Sweden, Halland, Krogsereds &nbsp;Church Records, FHL microfilm #134,138 items 3-5&nbsp;; <br>Svenska kyrka, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.  
  
 
<br>A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.  
 
<br>A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.  
  
 
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Title in the Language of the Record - Swedish

Sverige Halland Kyrkoböcker Register

Collection Time Period

This collection includes the years 1614 through 1860.

Record Description

The collection consists of the following:

  • Clerical surveys
  • Registers of birth, marriage, and death
  • Mmove-in and move-out lists
  • Confirmations
  • Church accounts

The records are handwritten in narrative style.

Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran christening records are:

  • Child’s name
  • Christening date
  • Sometimes the birth date
  • Parents’ names
  • Parents’ marital status
  • Parents’ residence
  • Father's occupation
  • Sometimes the mother’s age
  • Witnesses and their residences

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran marriage records are:

  • Groom’s name
  • Depending on the time period, the groom’s marital status, residence, and age
  • Bride’s name
  • Depending on the time period, the bride’s marital status, residence, and age
  • Witnesses and their residences

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran death and burial records are:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Death date
  • Burial date
  • Residence
  • Occupation
  • Age
  • Marital status and sometimes the spouse’s name
  • Sometimes other biographical notes

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran moving records records are:

  • Name of person moving
  • Former residence
  • New residence
  • Current residence
  • Occupation
  • Age
  • Sometimes marital status

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical survey records are:

  • Name of each member of the household
  • Birth dates
  • Birthplaces
  • Residence
  • Occupation
  • Deaths within the year
  • Marriages within the year
  • Moves within the year (including where they moved to or from)
  • Marital status
  • Relationships

How to Use the Records

For detailed information on using Swedish church records, see the wiki article: Swedish Church Records

Choosing a Record to Search

The types of record books that are available are different for each parish. The following chart lists the types of records and the English translation.

Swedish English
Död- och begravningsböcker Death and burial book
Flyttningslängder Moving records
Inflyttningsattester Moving in records
In och utflyttiningslängder Moving in and out record
Utflyttiningslängder Moving out record
Födelse och dopböcker Birth and baptism or christening book
Födelse- och dopböcker Duplettserie Birth and baptism or christening book double or second series
Församling Parish or congregation
Husförhörslängd Household examination record; also called clerical survey
kladdböcker Draft copy of the church book
Lysning and vigselböcker Banns and marriage book
Längder över nattvardsgäster (kommunionlängder) Communion book
Räkenskaper för kyrka Records of accounts for the church
Signum Record type
Socken Parish
Vigselsdag Marriage date
Volum och år Volume and year


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:

Online Courses

Online courses in reading Scandinavian Gothic handwriting are also available through the FamilySearch Learning Center. Select Scandinavia from the localities list on the left side of the main page.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records. 

Sweden. Halland Church Records, 1615-1904. National Archives of Sweden (Riksarkivet SVAR),Marieberg, Stockholm.

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections


When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

Examples of Source Citations for a Record Found in This Collection

"Sweden, Halland church records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860,"  database and digital images, FamilySearch  ([1]: accessed March 21, 2012), Krogsereds forsamling > C Fodelse- och dopbocker > 3 1833-1861 > image 95 of 108 images. Entry for Carl Peter Svensson and Pigan Nilla Catrina Andersdotter Married 31 August 1834; citing Sweden, Halland, Krogsereds  Church Records, FHL microfilm #134,138 items 3-5 ;
Svenska kyrka, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.


A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.