Styrsö Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy

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

Vrångö Church
Styrso Church
Branno Church
Donsö 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.)

Styrsö Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat 1603-1731 Annex parish in Fässberg, Askim, Frölunda, Råda, Kållered, and Styrsö pastorat
1732- Styrsö pastorat
Län 1634-1680 Älvsborg
1680-1997 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 Hising, Sävedal and Kungälv
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1686-1740 Askim, Sävedal and Östra Hising
1740-1966 Göteborg
Kommun 1863-1973 Styrsö
1974- Göteborg
Militär indelning 2:a Bohusläns Båtsmans-Kompani

Place Names[edit | edit source]


Barnebratten, Bergagården Brännö, Brännö Faggegården, Brännö Klavegården, Brännö Norrgården, Brännö Sörgården, Buskär,

Donsö Faggegården, Donsö Nedergården,

Faggegården Brännö, Faggegården Donsö,

Karantänslats Stora Känsö, Klavegården Brännö, Källö, Känsö Lilla, Känsö Stora (Karantänsplats), Köpstadsö,

Lilla Känsö,

Nedergården Donsö, Norrgården Brännö, Norrgården Styrsö,

Stenskär, Stora Känsö Karantänplats, Styrsö Norrgården, Styrsö Sörgården, Styrsö Tånge, Sörgården Brännö, Sörgården Styrsö,


Vargödal, Vinga, Vrångö Västergården, Vrångö Östergården, Västergården Vrångö,


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, 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]

Styrsö, Husförhörslängd (AI:11) 1837-1842, Ortregister