Toarp Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Toarp Church
Church of Målsryd

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.)

Toarp Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Skara
Pastorat 1650-1936 Annex parish in Rångedala, Toarp, Äspered, Tärby and Varnum pastorate
1937-1961 Mother parish in Toarp, Rångedala, Äspered, Tärby and Varnum Pastorate
1962 – Mother parish in Toarp, Rångedala and Äspereds pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Ås
Tingslag -1919 Ås
1920-1947 Ås, Veden and Bollebygd
Domsaga Borås
Fögderi -1917 Kulling
1918-1966 Borås
Kommun 1863-1951 Toarp
1952-1966 Toarps Landskommun
1967-1970 Dalsjöfors landskommun
1971-1973 Dalsjöfors
1974 – Borås
Militär indelning ELFSBORGS REGEMENTE
Ås Kompani


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Ahnströmstorp, Allmänningen, Ammarp, Andared

Berget, Bergstenstorp, Björkelid, Björnvallstorp, Bokhult, Brundinstorp, Brunstorpet, Bråthult, Bygd Lilla, Bygd Stora

Drared, Drared Bergsgården, Drared Kronogården, Drared Landbogården, Drared Lyckegården, Drared Skattegården, Dusekärr

Ekås

Fallbråten, Flogen, Fredriksberg, Fredstorp

Gatan, Germundared, Gran, Gropås, Gånghester, Gårda

Hagebo, Hagen, Hallabron, Halsaryd, Halsaryd Tå, Heden, Hjortryd, Hjortryd Västergården, Hjortryd Östergården, Hulabäckskärr, Häglared Börtegården, Häglared Frugården, Häglared Östergården, Häljasjö, Hålkärret

Intagan

Kakås, Kanåsen, Kjerstinsgärde, Klämman, Kråkhult Mellomgården, Kråkhult Uppegården, Kråkhult Västergården, Kovra, Kulla, Kullen, Kulltorp, Kvarntorpet, Kärret, Kölängen

Labacka, Liden, Lindås, Lugnås, Lunden, Lundstorpet, Lyckeberg, Lyckebo, Långhult, Lökared, Lövås

Marieberg, Mossen, Mosstormten, Målsryd

Nybygget, Nygården, Nykärret, Nötekullen

Olofstorp, Ottersmad

Picke

Ramna, Robergstorp, Rya, Ryd, Råslätt, Rönneberg

Senåsen, Sikatorpet, Sjöbacka, Sjögården, Sjölid, Skenstad, Skenstad Assarsgården, Skenstad Eriksgården, Skenstad Hansagården, Skenstad Kronogården, Skenstad Skattegården, Skenstad Skintegården, Skenstad Tå, Skinnarhult, Skogen, Skogsvad, Skår, Skäftingsbacka, Skälsvarås Kronogården, Skälvarås Storegården, Slipås, Slätterna, Slätthult, Smedsås, Sockenstugan, Stackhult, Starhester, Stenbacken, Stommen, Stuvered, Stålarp, Sundsryd, Svedjorna

Taryd, Taryd Västergården, Taryd Östergården, Tittebo, Tjärnsjö, Toarp, Toarp Stom, Tomten, Trollhättan, Tränghult, Tubberud, Tummarp, Tånsbacka

Vallanderstorp, Vasshalla, Vasslebacken, Vänningsbacken, Västertorp

Åsen

Äckran, Ändan

Österkviststorp, Övrarp

To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.

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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]

Toarp Husförhörslängd 1835-1842 Ortregister