Vänga Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Vänga 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.)

Vänga Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
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
Tingslag -1919 Veden
1920-1947 Åse, Viste and Barne
1948- Borås
Domsaga Borås
Fögderi -1917 Mark
1918-1966 Borås
Kommun 1863-1951 Vänga
1952-1973Fristad
1974- Borås
Militär indelning ELFSBORGS REGEMENTE
Vedens Kompani


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Asmundared, Assaretorp Västergården, Assaretorp Västra, Assaretorp Östra

Bergsgården Vänga, Boda Tå, Boda Västra

Ekåsen

Harskullen, Hestra, Holm

Klåvsten, Kronoalmäninngen, Kviebacken

Larsagården Vängtorp, Lyckorna, Långaryd, Långaryd under Kronoallmänningen

Mellomgården Vängtorp

Nygården Vänga

Rubbe, Rättaregården Vänga, Rönåsen

Sandbäcken, Sevred Västergården, Sevred Östergården, Sjölid, Stenbacken, Stommen Vänga

Tillemosse, Törmundsås, Torstensgården Vänga, Tån Boda

Vänga Bergsgården, Vänga Nygården, Vänga Rättaregården, Vänga Stommen, Vänga Torstensgården, Vänga Västergården, Vängtorp Larsagården, Vängtorp Mellomgården, Vängtorp Östergården, Västergården Assaretotp, Västergården Sevred, Västergården Vänga, Västra Assaretorp, Västra Boda

Ödegärdet, Ödegärdsåsen, Östergården Sevred, Östergården Vängtorp, Östra Assaretorp


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]

Vänga Husförhörslägd 1843-1849 Ortregister