Lysekil Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy

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

Lysekil 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.)

Lysekil Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1901 Annex parish in Bro, Brastad, Lyse and Lysekil pastorat
1901-1961 Lysekil pastorat
1962- Mother parish in Lysekil and Lyse pastorat
Län Göteborg och Bohus
Landskap Bohuslän
Härad Stångenäs
Tingslag 1683-1698 Stångenäs
1699-1732 Stångenäs and Sotenäs
1732-1902 Tunge, Stångenäs, Sörbygden and Sotenäs
1903-1937 Lysekils stad<1938-1970 Sunnerviken
Domsaga add here
Fögderi -1902 Sunnerviken
1903-1937 Lysekils stad
1938-1966 Sunnerviken
Kommun 1863-1970 Lysekil stad
1971- Lysekil
Militär indelning add here
NAD Ref Code SE/GLA/13348
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names[edit | edit source]





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]

Lisekil, Husförhörslängd 1841-1848, Ortregister