Älvsborg Hällestad Parish, Skaraborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

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.)

Älvsborg Hällestad Parish, Skaraborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Skara
Pastorat - 1961 Annex parish in Floby, Göteve, Trävattna and Hällestad pastorate
1962- Annex parish in Floby, Göteve, Trävattna, Hällestad, Grolanda and Jäla pastorate
Län - 1951 Älvsborg
1952 - Skaraborg
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Gäsene
Tingslag -1947 Gäsene
1948-1951 Borås
1952-1970 Skarabygden
Domsaga add here
Fögderi -1917 Kulling
1918-1951 Borås
1952-1966 Falköping
Kommun 1863-1951 Hällestad
1952-1970 Vilske Landskommun
1971-1973 Vilske
1974- Falköping
Militär indelning add here

Place Names[edit | edit source]


Backen under Lindåsen, Backgården, Bockarp, Bogärdet, Branstorp, Bredgården, Brännet

Ekelund, Enebacken

Fattigstugan, Finnestorp, Finnestorp tomt

Hagetomt, Hallerna, Hanåsen, Hultet Lilla, Hultet Stora, Hällestad Backgården, Hällestad Bredgården, Hällestad Skattegården, Hällestad Stommen, Häljesbo, Hässelkrogen

Klockaretorpet, Krabbelund, Kvarntorp

Lindåsen, Lindåsabacken, Långås, Långö


Nolkvid, Nolåsen, Nyalyckan, Nybygget



Rabershall, Rudet, Rudebacken

Skattegården, Snickareboden, Snipered, Snipered Lilla, Stenbacken, Stommen, Strömsholm

Trulsetorp, Trädet Lilla, Trädet Stora, Tveten, Tån, Tåstorp, Tåstorp kvarn

Viholmen, Välan

Örlid, Örlidsås

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]

Hällestad, Husförhörslängd 1844-1855, Ortregister