Venjan Parish, Kopparberg, Sweden Genealogy

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History

In 1607 this parish was created from Mora parish. On Oct. 7, 1885 the parish was divided into 2 church registration areas called Venjan and Sörömsjön. In 1975 the registration areas were dissolved.

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Venjan Parish, Kopparberg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Västerås
Pastorat -1988 Venjan, 1989- Mora
Län 1631-1640 Kopparberg, 1641-1646 Säter, 1647- Kopparberg
Landskap Dalarna
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1778 Mora, Venjan and Särna, 1779-1842 Mora, Sollerö, Venjan and Särna, 1843-1893 Mora, Sollerö and Venjan, 1894-1947 Mora, 1948-1970 Mora and Orsa
Domsaga 1687-1875 Östra, later called Österdalarne, 1876-1970 Ovansiljan, 1971- Mora
Fögderi 1720-1966 Ovansiljan, 1967- Mora
Länsmansdistrikt -1917 Venjan
Kronofogdedistrikt 1965- Mora
Kommun 1863-1970 Venjan, 1971- Mora
Militär indelning Dal-regementet: Mora Kompani, Dalregementet: Mora kompani


Place Names

Finngruvan, Gävunda, Johannisholms Bruk, Kättbo, Knås, Landbobyn, Stutt, Västbygge Fjärding.


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

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Collections

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  • Church Records


  • Court Records


  • Military Records


Related Sources

  • Digital


  • Printed


Societies and Libraries


References

Venjan parish, Husförhörslängd 1838-1848, Ort register.

Riksarkivet. "Venjan Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). March 2011 http://www.nad.ra.se/

Skatteverket. "Venjan." Förteckning (Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna). March 2011 Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna