Månstad Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

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.)

Månstad Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat Annex parish in Länghem, Dannike, Månstad, and Södra Åsarp pastorat
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Kind
Tingslag -1947 Kind
1948-1970 Kind and Redväg
1971- Sjuhäradsbygden
Domsaga Borås
Fögderi -1917 Redväg and Kind
1918-1946 Kind
1946-1966 Svenljunga
1967 - Ulricehamn
Kommun 1863-1951 Månstad
1952-1966 Länghems landskommun
1967-Tranemo
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE
Elfsborgs Kompani
ELFSBORGS REGEMENTE
Norra Kinds Kompani


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Annelund

Backa, Björdal Kockagården, Björdal Mellangården, Björdal Nedergården, Björdal Övergården, Björkholmen, Björnarp Nedergården, Björnarp Övergården, Boda, Bredared, Bredared Lilla, Bron, Brunsgården Slumsvik, Bruntorp Mellangården, Bruntorp Yttergården, Bruntorp Övergården, Bäckanäs

Ekebäcken, Enegården

Fassås, Fattigstugan, Furubacken, Fågelås

Gastek, Granhult

Hall Norra, Hall Södra, Hallåsen, Herregården Slumsvik, Hult, Hultaberg, Hägnatorpet, Höghult

Kalvhagen, Kaxaberget, Kockagården Björdal, Korpås, Korrebo, Kronogården Slumsvik, Källebacken, Källåsen, Kärreabo, Kärret

lidholmen, Lilla Bredared, Lilla Linet, Lilla Månstad, Linet Lilla, Lugnet

Mellangården Björdal, Mellangården bruntorp, Månstad Lilla, Månstad Stommen

Nedergården Björdal, Nedergården Björnarp, Norra Hall, Nybygget

Ormhult

Påkhult

Rydal, Rydet, Rösered

Sibbarp, Sjöbo, Sjöholmen, Sjölid, Skogsholmen, Skogstorpet, Skolhuset, Skrivaregården Slumsvik, Slumsvik Brunsgården, Stommen Månstad, Slumsvik Herrgården, Slumsvik Kronogården, Slumsvik Skrivaregården, Södra Hall

Torarp. Torp

Varvhult

Yttergården Bruntorp

Åsgården

Öden, Österbacka, Östorp, Övergården Björdal, Övergården Björnarp, Övergården Bruntorp



To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.

  • 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 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]

Månstad Husförhörslängd 1831-1850 Ortregister