Askome Parish, Halland, Sweden Genealogy

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

Askome 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.)

Askome Parish, Halland, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat - 1961 Annex parish in Vessige and Askome pastorat
1962-2005 Annex parish in Vessige, Askome, Alfshögs, Okome, Svartrå and Köinge pastorat
2006 – Became part of the Vessige congregation.
Län Halland
Landskap Halland
Härad Årstad
Tingslag Årstad and Faurås
Domsaga Årstad, Faurås and Himle
-1970 Hallands mellersta
1971- Varberg
Fögderi -1946 Halmstad
1946- Falkenberg
Kommun 1863-1951 Askome
1952-1970 Vessigebro
1971- Falkenbeg
Militär indelning Södra Hallands (1:a) Båtsmans-Kompani
Nya Ordin. Båtsmans-Roteringen
NAD Ref Code SE/LLA/13011
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Arvid Olsgård,

Backen, Bengt Jonsgård, Bökås,

Fylleklef,

Hansabo, Hede, Heden, Horsaveke,

Jutagård,

Klef, Klefvastugan, Kungsbacka, Kjerrastugan,

Ledsgård, Låkastorp,

Myckhult, Måsagård,

Rännebacken, Ryssgärde,

Skjerfvered Smeagård, Stommen,

Tenlingabo,

Vallen, Vrågård,

Yngered, Yttregård,

Ängstugan,

Öfra Hult,

Öfverås,

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

Gällared, Krogsered, Köinge, Ljungby, Okome, Vessige

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, Halland 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, Halland" 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]

  • FamilySearch Online Lessons - Reading Scandinavian Handwriting:

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

Askome, Husförhörslängd 1862-1871, Ortregister