Våmhus Parish, Kopparberg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Våmhus Church

History[edit | edit source]

In 1636 this parish was created from Mora parish.

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Våmhus Parish, Kopparberg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Västerås
Pastorat - 1868 Mora, 1868- Våmhus
Län Kopparberg
Landskap Dalarna
Härad not applicable
Tingslag 1868-1893 Mora, Sollerö and Venjan, 1894-1947 Mora, 1948-1970 Mora and Orsa
Domsaga 1868-1875 Österdalarne, 1876-1970 Ovansiljan, 1971- Mora
Fögderi 1868-1966 Ovansiljan, 1967- Mora
Kommun add here
Militär indelning Dalregementet: Mora and Orsa kompanier
NAD Ref Code SE/ULA/11701
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Bergkarlås, Björkvassla, Bonäs, Bäck,


Garsås, Gopshus,

Heden, Hemus Höjen,

Indor, Isunda,

Kråkberg, Kumbelnäs,

Limbäck, Långlet,

Moren, Morkarlby, Myran,

Noreberg, Noret, Nusnäs,



Selja, Siljansfors, Storbyn Östra, Storbyn Västra, Stranden,


Västra Storbyn,

Wattnäs, Widbäcken, Wika, Winäs,

Öna, Östnor, Östra Storbyn,

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, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com 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]

Våmhus parish, Husförhörslängd 1847-1856, AI;4a, b, and c, Ort register.

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