Gunnarsjö Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Gunnarsjö 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.)

Prior to the 1600’s, Gunnarsjö was known as Gunnarsred.

In 2006 Gunnersjö was incorporated into Kungsäters parish.

Gunnarsjö Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift 1989- Göteborg
Pastorat - 2005 Annex parish in Kungsäter, Gunnarsjö, Grimmared and Karl Gustav
2006 incorporated into Kungsäters parish
Län -1970 Älvsborg
1971- Halland
Landskap add here
Härad Mark
Tingslag add here
Domsaga Varberg
Fögderi 1686-1945 Mark
1946-1970 Kinna
1971- Varberg
Kommun 1863-1951 Gunnarsjö
1952-1970 Kungsäter
1971- Varberg
Militär indelning add here

Place Names:[edit | edit source]


Basthult, Björkekullen, Björkelund, Björkås, Botaland, Botared, Bro, Brobacken, Bäck


Ekelund, Enebacken, Eskedal, Essbjörnared

Fesåsen, Flahult Västergården, Flahult Östergården, Flyhult, Frebbeshult, Furukullen, Fäåsen

Granhult, Grankärr, Gudmundared Nedergården, Gudmundared Övergården, Gunnarsjö Kullen, Gunnarsjö Stommen, Gunnarsjö Storegården

Halla, Hallen, Hellenäs, Hellingsås, Holmen, Huslyckan, Högsäter

Kilen, Kortabacken, Kullen Gunnarsjö, Kvarnbacken, Kyrkobacken, Källåsen

Letsarebygd, Liden, Lidhult, Lisåsen, Ljungåsen, Lågebacken, Lönnåsen

Nabben, Nedergården Gudmundared, Nerå, Nytorp


Ranglebo, Risa, Rågkasen, Rökåsen, Rönnholmen, Röshult

Sjöbacken, Sjögared, Sjöände, Skörlid, Slättäng, Stackarna, Stenbäck, Stommen Gunnarsjö, Storegården Gunnarsjö, Stråkehult, Stråtenäs, Stugan

Torsebo, Tången

Vasen, Vesstorp, Västergården Flahult

Åbacken, Ålyckan, Ånäs

Älgåsen, Ängen

Övergården Gudmundared, Övrå

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.

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, Älvsborg Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Librarythat 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]

Gunnarsjö Husförhörslängd 1831-1850 Ortregister