Borgstena Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Borgstena 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.)

Borgstena Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Skara
Pastorat 1689-1860 Annex parish in Borås, Torpa, Bråmhult, Fristad, Borgstena and Gingri pastorate
1861- Annex in Fristad, Borgstena and Gingri pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Kulling
Tingslag -1927 Kulling
1928-1933 Vätte and Kulling
1934-1970 Vättle, Ale and Kulling
1971- Alingsås
Domsaga Alingsås
Fögderi 1686-1945 Kulling
1946-1966 Alingsås
Kommun 1863-1951 Bergstena
1952-1970 Vårgårda landskommun
1971- Vårgårda
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA-DALS REGEMENTE
Kullings Kompani
Extra Soldat-Roteringen
NAD Ref Code SE/GLA/13045
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Allmän mark, Andersberg, Avelstomt

Backa Lilla, Bengtsgården Örlanda, Björkelund, Borgstena Haraldsgård, Borgstena Krökaregård, Borgstena Stom, Borgstena Västergård, Borgstena Östergård, Bosgården Örlanda, Brandshålan, Brännebo, Bäckebol, Bäckegården Örlanda

Enebacken

Fagerås, Fattighuset, Fiskarebo, Furubacken

Grandalen, Grönelid, Gärdstorp Västra, Gärdstorp Östra

Haraldsgården Borgstena, Hjortafloget, Hägna, Hägnen, Hästhagen under Borgstena Krögaregård Hästhagen under Uddetorp

Ingelstorp, Ingeshult

Johannelund under Borgstena Stom, Johannelund under Borgstena Östergård

Karlingsdal, Katrineberg, Klevaryd, Klostergärde, Kohagen, Krabbagärde, Kråkarp, Krögaregården Borgtuna, Kållerud, Källeberg, Källedalen, Källaregärde

Larud, Lindstorp, Lindsås Västergården, Lindsås Östergården, Lunkedal, Lunnadal, Lunnagärde, Lycke, Långared

Margaretelund, Mosstomten, Myra

Nolhagen, Nybygget, Nygården, Nötagärde

Rågången

Sandvad, Skogsbacken, Skolhuset, Slätten, Stavryd, Stenbacken, Stensered, Stockared, Stohagen, Stommen Borgstena, Sundtorp, Sörhagen

Taryd, Tastered, Tuvarp

Uddetorp

Vitakullen

Åsen

Älgarås

Örlanda Bengtsgård, Örlanda Bosgård, Örlanda Bäckegård, Örlanda Frälsegård, Örlanda Östergård



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.

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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]

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

Sweden Research Strategies

References:  [edit | edit source]

Borgstena Husförhörslängd 1832-1841 Ortregister