Skaftö Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Skaftö 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.)

Skaftö Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat 1888-1924 Annex parish in Morlanda, Mollösund, Gullholmen, Käringön, and Skaftö
1924- 1961 Skaftö pastorat
1962- Mother parish in Skaftö, Bokenäs, and Dragsmark pastorat
Län Göteborg och Bohus
Landskap Bohuslän
Härad Orusts Västra
Tingslag 1888-1951 Orust and Tjörn
1952-1970 Sunnerviken
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1888-1945 Orusts and Tjörn
1946-1966 Uddevalla
1967- Munkedal
Kommun 1888-1970 Skaftö
1971- Lysekil
Militär indelning add here


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Gåsö

Östersidan

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]