Västerås Domkyrkoförsamling Parish, Västmanland, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Västerås Domkyrkoförsamling, Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Västerås Domkyrkoförsamling Parish, Västmanland, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Västerås
Pastorat -1919 Västerås domkyrkoförsamling and Sankt Ilian, 1920-1945 Västerås Domkyrkoförsamling, Sankt Ilian and Lundby, 1946-1961 Västerås domkyrkoförsamling and Lundby, 1962- Västerås domkyrkoförsamling
Län 1634- Västmanland
Landskap Västmanland
Tingslag -1970 Västerås (under rådhusrätten)
Domsaga -1970 Västerås (under rådhusrätten), 1971- Västerås
Fögderi -1966 Västerås stad (under uppbördsväsendet), 1967- Västerås
Kommun -1970 Västerås stad från okänt år, 1971- Västerås
Militär indelning add here
NAD Ref Code SE/ULA/11727
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names

To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.

  • Surrounding Parishes


Census Records

Church Records

Online Database Church Records

The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. (ArkivDigital, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Västmanland Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be digitized. Check back occasionally to see if your records have become available. In the meantime, some of them might be available at a Family History Center near you.
Click on "Places within Sweden, Västmanland" and then select your parish.

Military Records

Related Sources

Help Reading Swedish Records

Help Reading Old Handwriting

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies

Sweden Research Strategies


Jurisdictional Information from:  Riksarkivet. "Västerås Domkyrkoförsamling Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). April  2012 https://sok.riksarkivet.se/