Herrljunga Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Herrljunga Church

History[edit | edit source]

Herrljunga Municipality is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Herrljunga.
The local government reform of 1952 formed two municipalities, Herrljunga and Gäsene, in the area but before that the number was 22. In 1974 they were merged to form the present entity.

Herrljunga Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Skara
Pastorat -1961 Mother parish in Herrljunga, Tarsled, Remmene, Fölene and Eggvena pastorat
1962-1963 Mother parish in Herrljunga, Tarsled, Remmene, Fölene, Eggvena and Bråttensby pastorat
1964 - Mother parish in Herrljunga, Remmene, Fölene, Eggvena and Bråttensby pastorat
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Kulling
Tingslag -1927 Kulling
1928-1933 Vättle and Kulling
1934-1970 Vättle, Ale and Kulling
1971- Alingsås
Domsaga Alingsås
Fögderi -1946 Kulling
1946-1966 Alingsås
Kommun 1863-1951Herrljunga
1952 Herrljunga landskommun
1953-1970 Herrljunga köping
1971- Herrljunga
Kullings Kompani

Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Arvidsgården Herrljunga

Bergsgården Vreta, Björsbo, Borrebergslätt, Bäcka

Fixagården Vreta

Hagen, Haraberget, Heden Herrljunga, Herrljunga Arvidsgården, Herrljunga Nedergården, Herrljunga Nästegården, Herrljunga Östergården, Holmagården Lilla, Holmagården Stora, Hovmansgården Vreta, Hultet, Håkesgården

Kvarnen Vreta, Kvarnen Västergården, Källeberget, Kärnekulla

Lilla Holmagården Vreta

Mellangården Vreta

Nedergården Herrljunga, Noltegen, Nästegården Herrljunga




Stora Holmagården, Strätbäcken

Vreta Bergsgården, Vreta Fixagården, Vreta Hovmansgården, Vreta Kvarnen, Vreta Lilla Holmagården, Vreta Mellangården, Vreta Stora Holmgården, Våcknebacken, Västergården, Västergården Kvarnen

Östergården Herrljunga

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, 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]

Herrljunga Husförhörslängd 1824-1841 Ortregister