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Timrå Parish, Västernorrland, Sweden Genealogy

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

Skeppshamn Chapel
Sörberge Church
Timrå Church

History[edit | edit source]

Timrå Municipality is a municipality in Västernorrland County, Sweden and the town of Timrå is the municipal seat.
The rural municipality Timrå was made a market town in 1947 but the present municipality was created in 1971 when Timrå merged with Hässjö.

Timrå Parish, Västernorrland, Sweden Genealogy
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NAD Ref Code SE/HLA/1010206
National Archive SVAR link
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Place Names[edit | edit source]

Berge - Norr, Berge - Sörr, Brattland, Byn


Framnäs, Fröland


Hamsta, Horsilje, Horsta, Högen

Laggarberg, Lunde

Mariedal, Mellangård, Mellesbyn, Merlo

Norrberge, Näs, Näsudden



Rii (Ry), Risgrändsbyn, Roken

Skottgård, Skyttberg, Svedje, Sörberge


Wifsta, Wifsta Warf


Wäsland, Wänna


Öden, Östrand

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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Collections[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]

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.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden[edit | edit source]

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

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

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

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Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

Timrå, Husförhörslängd 1837-1845, Ortregister

C.M.Rosenberg geografiskt lexikon.