Landvetter Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy

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

Landvetters 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.)

Landvetter Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1921 Mother parish in Landvetter, Härryda and Partille pastorate
1921- Mother parish in Landvetter and Härryda
Län -1680 Älvsborg
1680-1700 Bohus
1700-1997 Göteborg och Bohus
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Sävedal
Tingslag -1887 Sävedal
1888-1954 Askim, Hising and Sävedal
1955-1970 Askim and Mölndal
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1686-1739 Askims, Sävedal and Östra Hising
1740-1945 Göteborg
1946-1966 Mölndal
Kommun 1863-1970 Landvetter
1971- Härryda
Militär indelning add here

Place Names[edit | edit source]


Backa, Benarby Västegården, Benarby Östergården, Bergshult, Björred, Bolås, Burås, Barekulla, Bårhult,




Gallhålan, Gubberoshed, Guldsmedsgården, Gökskulla Hall, Gökskulla Norgården, Gökskulla Sörgården, Gökskulla Ödegården,

Hasselbacken, Hasslerås, Herkeshult, Hjorthall, HYlta, Hålan, Håltet, Håltet Lilla, Håltsås, Håltsåshed, Häljered,

Kapparskullen, Kleva, Kohagsliden, Kärret,

Landvetter Guldsmedsgården, Landvetter Länsmansgården, Landvetter Prästgården, Landvetter Stom, Landvetter Tullhuset, Landvetter Västergården, Landvetter Östergården, Lindåkra, Ljunglid, Lundaslätten, Lundskärrsbro, Långenäs, Länsmansgården,


Salmered, Skalmered, Skällared, Slamby, Slätten, Snugga, Snugga Tå, Snåkered Fusegården, Snåkered Västergården, Snåkered Östergården, Sprängebäcken, Stigbergsliden, Stjärnås, Sundet,

Tahult Mellangården, Tahult Uppegården, Tahult Västergården, Tahult Östergården, Torsbäcken, Tullhuset,

Viken, Vrestaby,



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,, and 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, Göteborg och Bohus 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, Göteborg och Bohus" 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]

Landvetter, Husförhörslängd 1838-1843, Ortregister