Skölvene Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Skölvene Church

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.)

Skölvene Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat - 1961 Mother parish in Skölvene, Norra Säm, Hov and Källunga pastorate
1962-1988 Mother parish in Skölvene, Hov, Källunga, Eriksberg Mjäldrunga and Broddarp
1989 – Mother parish in Skölvene, Hov, Källunga, Eriksberg Mjäldrunga, Broddarp, Od, Molla, Alboga and Öra pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Gäsene
Tingslag -1947 Gäsene
1948-1970 Borås
Domsaga Alingsås
Fögderi -1917 Kulling
1918-1946 Borås
1946-1951 Ulricehamn
1952-1966 Borås
1967 - Alingsås
Kommun 1863 -1951 Skölvene
1952-1970 Gäsene landskommun
1971-1973 Gäsene kommun
1974- Herrljunga
Militär indelning add here

Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Bjelkared, Bjelkareds Kvarn


Gategården Vimle, Gunnarsbacken

Halvvägsbacken, Hovkärr, Häljarp

Klockaregården, Kvarnen Bjelkared, Kvarnen Vimle

Lyckås Mellangården, Lyckås Västergården, Lyckås Östergården

Mellangården Lyckås, Mellangården Mosslanda, Mosslanda Mellangården, Mosslanda Västergården, Mosslanda Östergården, Munkagården, Månsagården Torkilstorp


Persgården Vimle, Prästgården

Skattegården Vimle, Skolhuset, Smälingsgården Sötestorp, Sötestorp Smälingsgården, Sötestorp Västergården, Sötestorp Östergården

Torkilstorp Månsagården, Torkilstorp Nilsagården

Vimle Gategården, Vimle Kvarn, Vimle Persgården, Vimle Skattegården, Vimle Västergården, Vimle Östergården, Våthus, Västergården Lyckås, Västergården Mosslanda, Västergården Sötestorp, Västergården Vimle

Östergården Lyckås, Östergården Mosslanda, Östergården Sötestorp, Östergården Vimle

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]

Skölvene Husförhörslängd 1836-1843 Ortregister