Älvsåker Parish, Halland, Sweden Genealogy

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

Älvsåker Church

History[edit | edit source]

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

Älvsåker Parish, Halland, Sweden Genealogy
Stift 1989- Göteborg
Pastorat - 1967 Annex parish in Tölö, Lindome and Älvsåker
1968- Annex parish in Tölö and Älvsåker
Län Halland
Landskap Halland
Härad Fjäre
Tingslag Fjäre härad
Domsaga Fjäre and Viske härad
-1970 Hallands norra
1971- Varberg
Fögderi -1893 Fjäre
1894-1920 Kungsbacka
1921-1946 Varberg
1946- Kungsbacka
Kommun 1863-1951 Älvsåker
1952-1968 Tölö
1969-1970 Kungsbacka stad
1971- Kungsbacka
Militär indelning Norra Hallands Båtsmans-Kompani
Nya Ordin. Båtsmans-Roteringen

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Alafors, Asserdal, Bisterkulla,

Bolås, Borra,

Fjälsbo, Frebo,


Havredal, Hjälmared,

Korndal, Kussered, Kyrkan, Kyrkotorp,

Lerberg, Lindås, Långenäs,

Ramberg, Rågdal, Röshult,

Salvebo, Sjöbo, Stenen,




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, Halland 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, Halland" 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]

  • Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records: (free, online lessons at FamilySearch):

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

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

Älvsåker Församling Husförhörslängd 1841 - 1850 Ortregister