Älvsered Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Älvsereds Church

History[edit | edit source]

The corresponding municipalities were transferred to Halland county in 1971.[1]

Älvsered Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat - 1970 Annex parish in Mjöbäck, Holsljunga, and Älvsered pastorate
1971- Annex parish in Fagered, Källsjö, Ullared, and Älvsered pastorate
Län 1634-1970 Älvsborg
1971- Halland
Landskap add here
Härad Kind
Tingslag add here
Domsaga -1970 Hallands mellersta
1971- Varberg
Fögderi -1917 Redväg and Kind
1918-1946 Kind
1946-1966 Svenljunga
1967-1970 Kinna
1971- Falkenberg
Kommun 1863-1951 Älvsered
1952-1970 Högvads landskommun
1971- Falkenberg
Militär indelning add here


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Björkhult, Brokared Assmundsgården, Brokared Lilla, Brokared Stora

Danhult, Darhult, Djupedal

Ekhuset

Folkenstorp

Gamlaryd, Granhuset, Grytåsen, Gunnarshult

Hagen, Hagen Lilla, Hult, Hjälmö

Kilatorpet, Kortåsen, Kråkeslätt, Kärsåsen

Ledet

Mahult

Nybygget under Stora Brokared, Nybygget under Stuvhult, Näset

Ryd, Ryd Torp

Sjöbo, Sjögared, Sjögärdet, Sjölid, Skatebo, Skatered, Slätterna, Sockenstugan,Stenshult, Strömma, Strömma Torp, Stuvhult, Stuvåsen, Stångåsen, Stämmestorp, Svedjorna, Svenstorp, Sävekulla

Toppered, Torkilsered

Ulvanstorp

Åbacken, Ålyckan

Älmhult, Älvshult

Öa, Ödegärde, Ödåsen, Ödåsen Torp

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, Älvsborg 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, Älvsborg" 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]

Älvsered Husförhörslängd 1828-1844 Ortregister

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Älvsereds socken," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%84lvsereds_socken, accessed 28 December 2017.