Råda Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy

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

Rada Church
Råda Church, Härryda kommun

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.)

Råda Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1879 Annex parish in Fässberg, Västra Frölunda, Askim, Kållered and Råda pastorat
1879-1961 Annex parish in Fässberg, Kållered and Råda pastorat
1962- Råda
Län -1680 Älvsborg
1680-1700 Bohus
1700-1997 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 1686-1739 Askim, Sävedaland Östra Hising
1740-1945 Göteborg
1946-1966 Mölndal
Kommun 1863-1970 Råda
1971- Härryda
Militär indelning 2:a Bohusläns Båtsmans-Kompani
Extra Båtsmans-Roteringen t Sjöss

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Berget, Bråta Lilla, Bråta Stora,

Dammet Norra, Dammet Södra, Djupedals äng,


Hagen, Hulebäck Västra, Hulebäck Östra, Hyltan, Hårsjöred, Hönekulla,

Lahall, Ledet, Liderna, Lilla Bråta, Lilla Kullbäckstorp, Lilla Råda, Lyckan, Långenäs Ö,


Nybygget, Nybygget under Hårsjöred,


Ryssvik, Råda Lilla, Råda Näs, Råda Säteri,

Smedstorpet, Solsten, Stora Bråta, Stora Kullbäckstorp, Svensmossen, Svenstorp,


Ögärdet, Ötjärnshall

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 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]

Råda, Husförhörsläng (AI:3) 1836-1845, Ortregister