Tämta Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Tämta 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.)

Tämta Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1850 Annex parish in Bredared, Hedared, Sandhult, Tämta and Vänga pastorate
1850-1947 Annex parish in Bredared, Sandhult, Tämta and Vänga pastorate
1948- 1961 Annex parish in Sandhult, Bredared, Tämta and Vänga pastorate
1962- Annex parish in Fristad, Borgstena, Gingri, Vänga, Tämta, and Tärby pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Veden and a small part of parish in Gäsene
Tingslag -1891 Gäsene a small part of parish
-1919 Veden larger part of parish
1920-1947 Ås, Veden and Bollebygd
1948- Borås
Domsaga Borås
Fögderi -1891 small part of parish in Kulling
-1917 Mark
1918-1966 Borås
Kommun 1863-1951 Tämta
1952-1970 Fristads Landskommun
1974- Borås
Vedens Kompani

Place Names:  [edit | edit source]

Backegården Tämta, Berget Tämta, Bergsgården Tämta, Boda Östra

Deregården Tämta, Duvetorp, Dövedalen

Ekarebo, Ekåsen



Hagen, havräng, hestra, Hinnared, Holmen, Högred under Boda Östra, Högred under Tämta Skattegården Östra

Kil, Killingsås, Krusered, Kubbåsen

Lybo, Långås, Långäkra

Malryd, Mellomstorp

Nabben, Näs Västergården, Näs Östergården


Sandvik, Sandviksås, Sjöbo, Skattegården Västra Tämta, Skattegården Östra, Skogen, Smedstorp, Soldattorp for Boda Östra, Sockenstugan, Soldattorp for Hestra, Soldattorp for Killingsås, Soldattorp for Tämta, Stavabacken, Stommen Tämta, Svedjenabben

Tämta Backegården, Tämta Berget, Tämta Bergsgården, Tämta Deregården, Tämta Skattegården Västra, Tämta Skattegården Östra, Tämta Stommen


Västergården Näs, Västra Skattegården Tämta

Ödegärdet, Ödekvarnen, Östergården Näs, Östra Skattegården Tämta

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, 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]

Tämte Husförhörslängd 1838-1843 Ortregister