At first, you might find Swedish research at times can be confusing. However, it is more often
comprehensible, fun and very rewarding . In many respects you are very fortunate to be able to
work with Swedish sources. This is because:
1. Swedish historical records are of very good quality and has been very well kept. Very few are
destroyed by fire, water, or neglect. In almost every parish you will find good population records
beginning around 1700.
2. You can do research on the Internet. Church records are now being made available as highquality
digital pictures by three major players. Getting a subscription and you will have access
to all the most important sources from all parts of Sweden.
3. Swedish archives are well maintained and you can get good assistance from the archivists.
The most important church and parish records are:
Stockholm office: Post Sveriges Släktforskarförbund,
Anderstorpsvägen 16, SE-171 54 Solna, Sweden
Visits: Anderstorpsvägen 16, Solna (Subway: Huvudsta - line 10)
Phone +46 8 440 75 50 Fax + 46 8695 08 24
is published by Sveriges Släktforskarförbund.
The Federation of Swedish Genealogical Societies