Harestad Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy

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

Harestads 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.)

Harestad Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1961 Annex parish in Torsby, Harestad and Lycke pastorat
1962- Annex parish in Torsby, Harestad, Lycke and Marsrand.
Län -1997 Göteborg och Bohus
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Bohuslän
Härad Inlands Södre
Tingslag 1680-1927 Inlands Södre
1928-1947 Inlands södra
1948-1954 Inland
1955-1970 Hising, Sävedal and Kungälv
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1686-1966 Inland
1967- Kungälv
Kommun 1863-1951Harestad
1952-1970 Hermansby
Södra Kompaniet
2:a Bohusläns Båtsmans-Kompani

Place Names[edit | edit source]


Bredmad under Kroken, Bredmad under Kyrkeby Bergsgården, Bredmad under Kyrkeby Nedergården


Fagerås, Flateby, Flateby Mellangården, Flateby Nordgården, Flateby Sörgården

Grönlid, Gullkällan

Hammar Krokegården, Hammar Mellangården, Hammar Nedergården, Hammar Rättaregården, Hammar Västergården, Hammar Östergården, Heden, Heden under Kyrkeby Övergården, Hårebacka under Flateby Mellangård, Hårebacka under Flateby Nordgården, Hårebacka under Flateby Sörgården, Högen under Kyrkeby Annex, Högen under Kyrkeby Västergården, Högen under Kyrke Övergården

Karlsdal, Korsberget under Kroken, Korsberget under Näreby Västra, Korsberget under Näreby Östra, Kringlehed under Hammar Rättaregården, Kringlehed under Röd Östra, Kroken, Kullen, Kyrkeby, Kyrkeby Annex, Kyrkeby Bergsgården, Kyrkeby Lillegården, Kyrkeby Mellangården, Kyrkeby Nedergården, Kyrkeby Västergården, Kyrkeby Övergården, Kållstorp


Metesten under Näreby Västra, Metesten under Näreby Östra, Metesten under Sjöhed, Mossen, Muretorp

Nybygget, Nydamm under Kyrkeby Annex, Nydamm under Kyrkeby Nedergården, Näreby Västergården, Näreby Östergården

Orrekärr under Hammar Krokegården, Orrekärr under Hammar Östergården


Röd Västra, Röd Östra

Sandviken under Kyrkeby Annex, Sandviken under Kyrkeby Bergsgården, Sandviken under Kyrkeby Västergården, Sjöhed, Skäddevik, Slottet, Slätten under Kyrkeby Bergsgården, Slätten under Kyrkeby Nedergården, Slätten under Kyrkeby Västergården, Slätten under Kyrkeby Övergården, Smörhagen, Stenliden

Toreby Lillegården, Toreby Mellangården, Toreby Västergården, Toreby Östergården, Torp, Tåberget under Kroken, Tåberget under Kyrkeby Bergsgården

Välebacka, Vättlingedalen,

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 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, 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]

  • FamilySearch Online Lessons - Reading Scandinavian Handwriting:

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

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

Harestad, Husförhörslängder 1839-1842, ortregister