Norra Säm Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Norra Säm 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.)

Norra Säm Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Skara
Pastorat – 1961 Annex parish in Skölvene, Norra Säm, Hov and Källunga pastorat
1962- 1988 Annex parish in Skölvene, Norra Säm, Hov, Källunga, Eriksberg, Mjäldrunga and Broddarp pastorat
1989 2009 Annex parish in Skölvene, Norra Säm, Hov, Källunga, Eriksberg, Mjäldrunga, Broddarp, Od, Molla, Alboga, and Öra pastorat
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Gäsene
Tingslag add here
Domsaga Alingsås
Fögderi -1917 Kulling
1918-1946 Borås
1946-1951 Ulricehamn
1952-1966 Borås
1967 - 1988 Alingsås
Kommun 1863-1951Norra Säm
1952-1970 Gäsene landskommun
1971-1973 Gäsene
1974- 1988Herrljunga

Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Bastorp Västergården, Bastorp Östergården, Björstorp, Bäckatorp


Gamlegården Säm, Gategården Vimle, Gunnarsgården Säm

Hockärr, Kvarnen Vimle, Kvarntorpet


Raggetorp, Sandvalet, Skogen, Skogsbo, Stenbrotorp, Sverkilstorp, Säm Gamlegården, Säm Gunnarsgården, Sämsholms Säteri, Sämstorp, Säteriet Sämshult

Tångarp, Tångatorpet

Vimle Gategården, Vimle Kvarn, Vitaheden, Västergården Bastorp, Västerlycke


Östergården Bastorp

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,, 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 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]

Norra Säm Husförhörsläng 1836-1843 Ortregister