Vist Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Vist 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.)

Vist Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1938 Annex parish in Ulricehamn, Timmele, Brunn and Vist pastorat
1938 incorporated into Ulricehamn
Län Älvsborg
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Redväg
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1686-1917 Redväg and kind
1918-1937 Kind
Kommun 1863-1937 Vist

Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Andersgården Ubbarp, Apelskog, Apelskog Övra

Backa, Backagärdet, Backgården Hester, Björkelund, Brgården Ubbarp, Brunsnäs


Ekeberget, Enekullen, Enebacken

Fattigstugan, Fänriksgården Hester

Gapet, Granelund, Gunnagården Ubbarp, Gunnagården

Hallen, Hedegården, Heden, Hedeskans, Hester Backgården, Hester Fänriksgården, Hester Hovmansgården, Hester Yttergården, Hovmansgården Hester, Håka Assarsgården, Håkagården Ubbarp, Håkantorp, Härstorp Håka Assarsgården, Härstorp Krabbagården, Härstorp Lars Karlsgården, Härstorp, Härstorp Per Hansgården, Härstorp Stommen, Hästhagen

Jönsgården Ubbarp

Karlberg, Karlslund, Karlsnäs, Klockarehagen, Krabbagården Härstorp, Kurrahemmet, Kyrkoslätt, Kållebacken

Lars Karlsgården Härstorp, Ledet, Lilla Ryet

Mossatorpet, Mossen

Nordgården Ubbarp, Nytorp, Nåå

Per Hansgården Härstorp

Ryet Lilla, Rönnekärr, Rönnåsen

Sjölid, Skabbe, Skogalyckan, Slättäng, Stabäck, Stommen Härstorp, Sväntagården

Tån, Täppan

Ubbarp Andersgården, Ubbarp Brogården, Ubbarp Gunnagården, Ubbarp Håkagården, Ubbarp Jönsgården, Ubbarp Nordgården

Västaberg, Vist Gunnarsgården, Västmossen, Vistaholm

Yttergården Hester, Ytterlund


Övra Apelskog, Övragärdet

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, 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]

Vist Husförhörslängd 1831-1847 Ortregister