Borlänge Parish, Kopparberg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Jakobs Chapel
Haga Church

History[edit | edit source]

Borlänge Municipality is a municipality in Dalarna County in central Sweden. The municipal seat is Borlänge.
The present municipality was created in 1971 when the City of Borlänge was reunited with the rural municipality of Stora Tuna, from which it had been detached in 1898. This is a registration parish built within Stora Tuna parish as of Jan. 1, 1929.

Borlänge Parish, Kopparberg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Västerås
Pastorat Stora Tuna
Län 1631-1635 Kopparberg (Ovanbrodelen), 1631-1635 Säter (Utombrodelen), 1636-1640 Kopparberg, 1641-1646 Säter, 1647- Kopparberg
Landskap Dalarna
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1888 Tuna later called Stora Tuna and Gustafs, 1889-1970 Falu domsagas södra
Domsaga 1687-1857 Östra, 1858- Falun
Fögderi 1720-1881 Säters län, 1881-1885 Kopparberg, 1886-1946 Falun, 1946- Borlänge
Kommun 1863-1970 Stora Tuna, 1971- Borlänge
Militär indelning Dal-regementet:Gagnefs Kompani, Extra Soldat-Roteringen, Dalregementet: Överstelöjtnantens (Gustafs and Gagnefs) companies
NAD Ref Code SE/ULA/11248
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names[edit | edit source]

As this parish was created in 1929, see the place names of Stora Tuna for earlier records. 

Sweden 1951 Place Names Register and the Swedish Parish Pages list in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.

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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]

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Other Denominations[edit | edit source]

Borlänge Congregation (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Sweden, Kopparberg 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, Kopparberg and then select your parish.

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]

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

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

Riksarkivet. "Stora Tuna Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). March 2011

Riksarkivet. "Borlänge Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). March 2011

Skatteverket. "Borlänge." Förteckning (Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna). April 2010 Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna