Lima Parish, Kopparberg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Salens fjall Church

History[edit | edit source]

It is believed that this parish was created from Malung parish in the 1200's. During the 1500's Transtrand broke off of this parish.

Lima Parish, Kopparberg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Västerås
Pastorat -1616 Malung, Lima and Transtrand, 1616-1867 Lima and Transtrand, 1867- Lima
Län 1631-1640 Västmanland, 1641-1646 Säter, 1647- Kopparberg
Landskap Dalarna
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1731 Lima, 1732-1893 Malung, Lima and Äppelbo, 1894-1947 Malung, 1948-1970 Nås and Malungs domsaga
Domsaga 1687-1901 Västra, later called Västerdalarne, 1902-1970 Nås and Malung, 1971-1973 Malung, 1974- Mora
Fögderi 1720-1966 Västerdal, 1967- Mora
Kommun 1863-1970 Lima, 1971- Malung
Militär indelning Dal-regementet: Vesterdals Kompani, Dalregementet: Västerdals kompani
NAD Ref Code SE/ULA/12225
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Backholn, Barbrubacken,  Bergsvalla, Biskopby, Blästhed, Bondheden, Brunntjärnåsen, Bu, Bygerdet,

Gilleråsen, Gråheden, Gäddtjern,

Heden, Hamarby, Hjulslätt, Husom, Håbäck,


Laxvadet, Lund, Långviken,

Medskog, Mohn, Mårtsviken,

Norrbacken, Norr Enget, Norra Löthen,



Risheden, Risätra, Rörbäck,

Skålmo, Sähls Eng, Sörbäck, Sörnäs, Södra Löthen,

Tandsjön, Tinäs, Torgås,



Västra Lillmon, Västra Ofors, Västra Tandö, Västra Ärnäs, Västra Åkra,

Walla, Wallsjön, Westansjö,

Östra Lillmon, Örsjön, Östra Ofors, ÖstraTandö, Östra Ärnäs.

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, 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]

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

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

Lima Parish, Husförhörslängd 1835-1844.

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