Ulrika Eleonora Congregation in London, England, was established in 1710 and is one of the earliest Swedish international parishes. The church books for Ulrika Eleonora are available in ArkivDigital’s online library.
The types of records available include: household records beginning in the year 1834, birth and baptismal records beginning in 1724, marriage records beginning in 1730 and death records beginning in 1724. Plus, many other types of records are available.
Ulrika Eleonora församling (London) FI:1 (1798-1895) Image 240 (AID: v787772.b240, NAD: AD/LONDON/0001) Link.
Above is an image of the death record for a seaman, Niklas Westerberg, in 1817. If you browse through the death books, you will notice many records for seamen. Below is a transcription and translation of the death notice.
“Niklas Westerberg, Sjöman, född i Visby på Gotland dog af feber på London-Hospital den 20 Aug. samt begrofs på Hospitalet begrafningsgrund. Han var omkring 36 år gammal, samt gift här i landet.
Nilkas Westerberg, a seaman, born in Visby in Gotland county died from a fever at the London Hospital on the 20th of August and was buried in the Hospital’s burial ground. He was approximately 36 years old and was married in this country.
You can search for these parish records by entering “Ulrika Eleonora” in the search box in ArkivDigital.
Do you have an ancestor who moved to London or was a seaman? Look in these records and you may make some exciting discoveries.