Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Access the records: Sweden, Vasternorrland Church Records 1501-1940; index 1650-1860 .

Title in the Language of the Record

Sverige, Västernorrland Kyrkoböcker Register

Record Description

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

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

The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1501 to 1940; index 1650 to 1860.

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

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Number of Records Locality Record Type Years Covered
4684 Vasternorrland Baptism 1721-1863
2956 Vasternorrland Burial 1723-1733, 1735-1863
1036 Vasternorrland Marriage 1751-1768, 1770-1865

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.

Church parishes. Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records. National Archives of Sweden, Marieberg, Stockholm.
"Sweden, Vasternorrland Church Records 1501-1940; index 1650-1860." Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Härnösand.

Record History, Content and Use

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records, 1501-1940; index 1650-1860" database and digital images, FamilySearch  (https://familysearch.org: accessed 26 April 2012),  Cajsa Johanna Forsslund,  5 August 1821, burial 12 August 1821; National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 3 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.