Tumberg Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Tumberg 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.)

Tumberg Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1961 Annex parish in Algutstorp, Kullings-Skövde, Tumberg, Södra Härene, Bråttensby and Landa Pastorate
1962-1988 Annex parish in Algutstorp, Kullings-Skövde, Tumberg, Södra Härene and Landa Pastorate
Län Älvsborg
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Kulling
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1686-1945 Kulling
1946-1988 Alingsås
Kommun 1863-1951 Tumberg
1946-1988 Alingsås

Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Fagrabo, Furet

Galstad Svartegård, Galstad Mellomgård, Galstad Grågård, Galstad Ödegård


Lund Nolgården, Lund Mellomgården, Lund Västergården

Saxtorp Lillegården, Saxtorp Storegård

Torrbacken, Tumberg Frisegården, Tumberg Mellomgården, Tumberg Västergården, Tumberg Stommen

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]

  • Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records: (free, online lessons at FamilySearch):

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]

Sweden Research Strategies

References:[edit | edit source]

Tumberg Husförhörslängd 1861-1878 Ortregister