Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Access the records: Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860 .

Title in the Language of the Records

Sverige, Malmöhus Kyrkoböcker Register

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, Family Search makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record Custodians. The Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860* collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.
*Please note: Currently the images in this collection can only be browsed. The indexes have not yet been published. The title of the collection reflects what the collection will eventually contain.

Record Description

The collection consists of church records from the county of Malmöhus. It contains indexes to births, marriages, and deaths along with images of:

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

The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1541 to 1918; index 1646 to 1860.

For a list of records by parishes published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Lund.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record History, Content and Use

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Sweden, Malmohus Church Records, 1541-19918; index 1646-1860,"  digital images,  FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed March 27, 2012), > Bara forsamling > C Fodelse- och dopbocker > 2, 1795-1837, Register i DDSS. > image 199 of 219 images, Entry of Maria, died 30 March 1828; citing Kyrkobocker, 1705-1894, Svenska Kyrkan. Bara socken.Fodde 1719-1861 FHL INTL Film #144886 items 1-3. Family History Libraty, Salt Lake City, Utah