Katrineholm Parish, Södermanland, Sweden Genealogy

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Södermanland County
Katrineholm Parish

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

Valla Church
Sandbacks Church
Katrineholm Church


Katrineholm Municipality is a municipality in Södermanland County in southeast Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Katrineholm.
The present municipality was created in 1971, when the City of Katrineholm that was instituted in 1917 was amalgamated with surrounding rural municipalities.

Katrineholm Parish, Södermanland, Sweden Genealogy
Stift 1961- Strängnäs
Pastorat 1961-1961 Stora Malm and Katrineholm, 1962- Katrineholm
Län Södermanland
Landskap 1961- Södermanland
Härad -
Tingslag 1961-1970 Oppunda and Villåttinge domsaga
Domsaga 1961-1970 Oppunda and Villåttinge, 1971- Katrineholm
Fögderi 1961- Katrineholm
Kommun 1961-1970 Katrineholms stad, 1971- Katrineholm
Militär indelning -
NAD Ref Code SE/ULA/12165
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names

If you are doing research before 1961 see the place names on the Stora Malm page.

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, Södermanland 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, Södermanland and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Jurisdictional Information from: Riksarkivet. "Katrineholm Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). May 2012 http://www.nad.riksarkivet.se/