Västra Frölunda Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy

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

Älvsborgs Church
Västra Frölunda 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.)

The official name of the parish since April 17, 1885 is Västra Frölunda. Earlier the name of the parish was Frölunda (in Askims härad).

Västra Frölunda Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat 1603-1731 Annex parish in Fässberg, Askim, Västra Frölunda, Råda, Kållered and Styrsö pastorat
1732-1879 Annex parish in Fässberg, Askim, Västra Frölunda, Råda and Kållered
1879-1923 Mother parish in Västra Frölunda and Askim pastorat
1923-1952 mother parish in Västra Frölunda, Askim and Älvsborgs pastorat
1953-1964 Mother parish in Västra Frölunda and Älvsborgs kyrkobokföringsdistrikt
1965-1966 mother parish in Västra Frölunda, Tynnered and Älvsborgs kyrkobokföringsdistrikt
1967- Västra Frölunda pastorat
Län -1997 Göteborg och Bohus
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Askim
Tingslag 1680-1823 Askim and Östra Hising
1824-1887 Askim
1888-1944 Askim, Hising and Sävedal
1945-1970 Göteborgs stad
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1686-1739 Askim, Sävedal and Östra Hising
1740-1944 Göteborg
1945-1966 Göteborgs stad
Kommun 1863-1970 Göteborg stad
1971- Göteborg
Militär indelning 2:a Bohusläns Båtsmans-Kompani

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Backa, Bua Norgården, Bua Sögården, Bua Västergården


Ekebäck, Ekran

Fiskebäck Mellangården, Fiskebäck Stora, Fiskebäck Södra, Flatås, Fredagstomten, Frölunda Frälsegården, Frölunda Mellangården, Frölunda Kyrkoby, Frölunda Stom, Frölunda Sörgården

Grimmared, Gullbergs Huvud

Hagen, Hammar, Hinsholmen, Högen Lilla, Högen Stora, Högsbo


Kalvlyckan, Kannebäck Västra, Kannebäck Östra, Komministerbostället, Käringberget

Långeberg Storegården, Långeberg Uppegården, Långedrag


Perta, Påvelund

Rud Frälsegården, Rud Mellangården, Rud Norrgården, Rud Sörgården


Tofta Norrgården (Komministerboställe), Tofta Sörgården, Torp, Tranered, Trädgården, Tynnered Frälsegården, Tynnered Grevegården, Tynnered Skattegården




Önnered Lilla, Önnered Stora

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, 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]

Västra Frölunda, Husförhörslängd 1840-1846 (AI:8), Ortregister.