Our website

We want our new website mediate contacts our members in a simpler and more transparent way, both in Swedish, Finnish and English. The page is designed to work well in all types of devices. We hope you will find what you are looking for and we are happy to receive tips and wishes to make it even better!

Contact us through our "Membership Page".

The documented research work of Eric Wahlberg

Since 2013 Matarengi  Research Society in Övertorneå  and Haparanda Tornio Genealogy Society have treated  over 10000 pages together of comprehensive research , handwritten by Eric Wahlberg through his life time that is now published at erikwahlberg.se.

Members in the Society have free access to the material of the research of Eric Wahlberg. Non member can subscribe to it for six or 12 months.

Join i the Genealogy Society in Haparanda/Tornio.

Membership/Support member

Support the activity of the Society thrrough membership that costs of 150 Swedish krona/year. Sign up here Dig here.

VUXENSKOLAN Haparanda (The school for adults)

There will be a continuation of the circles 16 January 2017. It will be a circle for beginners in genealogy and a circle in studying old writing.

A group of genealogists will be gathered each Monday between 10.00-13.00 och 17.00-20.00. Welcome to visit for more information!!

The Research room at the Adult School

Make genealogy research on your own all weekdays: 8.00 - 16.00 Mon - Thurs.

Everybody´s welcome!

The research room

In the research room study conducted both day and night. Every Monday met a group of genealogists. A popular meeting place where knowledge and experiences are shared


The Genealogy Society sat up and published a forum in March 2009 for genealogists on both sides of The Torne (river). The purpose is that all genealogists and interested will be able to report inquiries for, ask questions and make replies about old ancestors.  Family connections in Tornedalen between Sweden and Finland are as you know very large.  Our Genealogy Society opens up especially good opportunities  to find your own Tornedalian roots. The forum demands membership but is all for free.

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