Sweden, Gotland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Access the records: Sweden, Gotland Church Records, 1582-1940; index 1655-1860 .

Title in the Language of the Records

Sverige, Gotland, Kyrkoböcker Register

Record Description

The collection consists of church records from the county of Gotland.It contains the following types of records:

  • Clerical surveys
  • Registers of birth, marriage, and death
  • Indexes to births, marriages, and deaths
  • Move-in and move-out lists
  • Confirmations
  • Church accounts

The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1582 to 1940; index 1655 to 1860.

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Citation for This Collection

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Parishes in Gotland. Sweden, Gotland church records. National Archives of Sweden,Marieberg, Stockholm.

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Record History, Content and Use

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Sweden, Gotland Church Records, 1582-1940; index 1655-1860," digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 14 March, 2012), Fardhems forsamling > C I Fodelse- och dopbocker > 3, 1836-1861. Fol. 1-178. Kykobok. Aven for Linde och Lojsta. > Image 100 of 121 images, entry Johannes Nichlas fodde December 21 1854. from the National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 445 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.