Degerfors Parish, Örebro, Sweden Genealogy

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


Degerfors Municipality is a municipality in Örebro County in central Sweden and its seat is located in the town of Degerfors.
The northern part of the municipality, before 1925 was a part of the Karlskoga Municipality, from which it was detached to form a new entity. It became a market town in 1943. In 1967 it merged with a part of the dissolved Svartå Municipality.

Degerfors Parish, Örebro, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Karlstad
Pastorat 1883-1922 Karlskoga, Karlsdals and Degerfors kapellförsamlingar, 1923-1924 Karlskoga and Degerfors kapellförsamling, 1925- Degerfors
Län 1883- Örebro
Landskap Närke
Härad 1883- Karlskoga bergslag
Tingslag 1883-1970 Karlskoga bergslag
Domsaga 1883-1950 Nora, 1951- Karlskoga
Fögderi 1883-1917 Nora, 1918-1946 Karlskoga, 1946-1951 Edsberg, 1952- Karlskoga
Kommun 1883-1924 Karlskoga, 1925-1942 Degerfors, 1943-1970 Degerfors köping, 1971- Degerfors
Militär indelning add here
NAD Ref Code SE/ULA/12217
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names

Bottesbol, Brotorp

Degerfors Bruk, Degernäs, Degernästorp

Hotellet, Hultet

Karlshagen, Karlskoga Station, Krontorp, Kvarntorp


Qvarnberg, Qvarntorp


Skolhuset, Strömsnäs



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

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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,, and are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

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Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Örebro 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, Örebro" and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Riksarkivet. "Degerfors församling (T-län)." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). February 2011

Degerfors, Husförhörslängd 1883-1886, Ortregister