Forsa Parish, Gävleborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Forsa 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.)

Forsa Parish, Gävleborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Uppsala ärke
Pastorat -1918 Forsa och Hög, 1918-05-01-1961 Forsa, 1962- Forsa och Hög
Län -1762 Västernorrland, 1762- Gävleborg
Landskap Gästrikland
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1907 Forsa, 1908-1944 Forsa och Bergsjö, 1945-1947 Hudiksvalls, Forsa och Bergsjö, 1948-1970 Norra Hälsinglands domsagas
Domsaga -1770 Hälsinglands, 1771-1906 Hälsinglands norra, 1907-1970 Norra Hälsinglands, 1971- Hudiksvalls tingsrätts
Fögderi -1917 Norra Hälsingland
Kommun 1863-1970 Forsa, 1971- Hudiksvall
Militär indelning Hälsinge Regementet , Forssa Kompani, Nya Ordin. Soldat-Roteringen, Extra Soldat-Roteringen
NAD Ref Code SE/HLA/1010037
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Backen, Berglock, Björkmo, Byberg, Bäck, Böle

Flatmo, Frägsta, Fränö, Funsta

Hamre, Harv, Hedsta, Hillen, Hillsta, Häggnäs

Kalvhaga, Klockarsveden, Klångsta, Kälkebo

Lumnäs, Lund, Lund Pappersbruk (Lund Paper Mill), Långby, Långsbo

Matnäs, Medvik, Mickje

Nannsta, Norrhoga, Norrviksta

Prästgården, Prästgårdsägor

Ransta, Rolvsta, Rumsta, Rödmyra

Skarmyra, Smedsgården, Stavåker, Stenbo, Sunnanbäck, Sörhoga, Sörviksta, Söräng

Tomta, Tomten, Trogsta, Tronbo, Tövsätter

Utnäs

Veda, Vålsta

Ytternäs

Åkre

Ölsund, Överby, Övernäs


Sweden 1951 Place Names Register and the Swedish Parish Pages list in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.

  • 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, Gävleborg 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, Gävleborg" 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]

Forsa parish, Husförhörslängd 1840-1846, AI:14a and AI:14b Ort register.

Jurisdictional Information from: Riksarkivet. "Forsa Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD).January2015 https://sok.riksarkivet.se/