Mölndal Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

Mölndal was located in Fässberg parish, and was included in the municipal reform in 1862, where it was established as its own municipality.[1]
On January 1, 1922, Mölndal became the name of the Fässberg parish.

Mölndal Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1879 Mother parish in Fässberg (Mölndal), Västra Frölunda, Askim, Kållered and Råda pastorat
1879-1921 Mother parish in Fässberg (Mölndal) Kållered and Råda pastorat
1922-1961 Mother parish in Mölndal, Kållered and Råda pastorat
1962-1976 Mother parish in Mölndal and Kållered
1977- Fässberg(Mölndal)
Län -1997 Göteborg och Bohus
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Askim
Tingslag 1680-1823 Askim and Östra Hising
1824-1887 Askim
1888-1954 Askim, Hising and Sävedal
1955-1970 Askim and Mölndal
Domsaga add here
Fögderi -1740 Askim, Sävedal and Östra Hising
1740-1945 Göteborg
1946- Mölndal
Kommun 1863-1970 Mölndal stad
Militär indelning 2:a Bohusläns Båtsmans-Kompani

Place Names[edit | edit source]

See parish page for Fässberg.

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, Göteborg och Bohus 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, 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]

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

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

Skatteverket. "Mölndal." Förteckning (Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna). April 2010 Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mölndal," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%B6lndal, accessed 4 January 2018.