Skellefteå Sankt Olov Parish, Västerbotten, Sweden Genealogy

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

Moröbacke Church

History[edit | edit source]

Skellefteå City Council was formed on 1 May 1913 by breaking away from Skellefteå Parish, which at the same time changed its name to Skellefteå County Council. The city of Skellefteå had been founded in 1846 on the homestead nos. 6 and 8 in Norrböle village.

Skellefteå City Council changed its name to Skellefteå Sankt Olov Parish in 1961.

Skellefteå City Council was divided on 1 January 1937 into two church registration districts; Skellefteå Church Accounting District (see this archive) and Skelleftehamn's Church Accounting District (see Skellefteå Sankt Örjan's Church Archive).

Skelleftehamn's church registration district was broken out of the parish in 1961 and formed Skellefteå Sankt Örjan's parish.

Skellefteå stadsförsamling / Skellefteå Sankt Olov was a separate pastorate, with the exception of 1961 when the parish was the mother parish in a joint pastorate with Skellefteå Sankt Örjan parish.

In 1916, certain areas, including most of the Norrböle municipal community, were transferred from Skellefteå County Council to Skellefteå City Council.

According to a royal letter, certain areas of Skellefteå parish next to Skellefteå's new harbor at Kallholmsfjärden (Ytterursviken nos. 2, 4 and 6 with associated flats) from 1917 incorporated with the city of Skellefteå. At the same time, an area east of the so-called Boströmsbäcken, plots 82, 99 and 100 west of the same stream, forming parts of the homestead Böle no. 5 and 7, certain parts of the homestead Prästbordet no. 2 and Skellefteå stads storgata, whose position in municipal terms has not been fully clarified, that they belonged to the city .

According to a royal letter, certain areas of the homestead Böle no. 5, 7, 10-12 and Morön no. 1 were transferred from Skellefteå county to the city of Skellefteå. 1929

From Skelleftestrand's municipal community in Skellefteå county was transferred according to a royal decision fr.o.m. 1941 certain areas to the city of Skellefteå.

The town belonging to Kallholmen and Skelleftehamn was separated from the town council in general by the county council.

Skellefteå Sankt Olov Parish, Västerbotten, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Luleå
Pastorat 1913-1960 own pastorate, 1961 mother parish in Skellefteå Sankt Olovs and Skellefteå Sankt Örjans pastorate, 1962-2013 again own pastorate, 2014- mother parish in Skellefteå Sankt Olovs, Skellefteå country parish, Byske-Fällfors, Kågedalen and Jörn-Boliden pastorate
Län Västerbotten
Landskap Västerbotten
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NAD Ref Code SE/HLA/1010175
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names[edit | edit source]

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, Västerbotten 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, Västerbotten" 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]

For history, refer to Riksarkivet Skellefteå Sankt Olovs kyrkoarkiv under "Visa historik för Skellefteå Sankt Olovs kyrkoarkiv".