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[[Image:Berghems Church.jpg|thumb|right|350px|<center>Berghems Church</center>]]
 
[[Image:Berghems Church.jpg|thumb|right|350px|<center>Berghems Church</center>]]
  
=== History ===
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===History===
  
 
(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.) <br> {{Infobox Swedish Parishes
 
(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.) <br> {{Infobox Swedish Parishes
| Stift = add here
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| Stift = Göteborg
| Pastorat = add here
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| Pastorat = -1961 Mother parish in Berghem and Hajorn pastorate<br>1962-  Annex parish in Surteby-Kattunga, Fotskäls, Tostareds, Berghems and Hajom pastorate
| Län = Älvsborg
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| Län = 1634-1997 Älvsborg<br>1998- Västra Götaland
| Landskap =  add here
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| Landskap =  Västergötland
| Härad = add here
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| Härad = Mark
| Tingslag = add here
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| Tingslag = -1970 Mark<br>1971- Sjuhäradsbygden
| Domsaga = add here
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| Domsaga = Sjuhäradsbygden
| Fögderi = add here
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| Fögderi = 1686-1945 Mark<br>1946-1966 Kinna
 
| Länsmansdistrikt = add here
 
| Länsmansdistrikt = add here
| Kronofogdedistrikt = add here
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| Kronofogdedistrikt = Älvsborgs län
| Kommun = add here
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| Kommun = 1863-1951 Berghem<br>1952-1970 Västra Mark Landskommun<br>1971- Mark
| Militär indelning = add here
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| Militär indelning = VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE<br>ELFSBORGS REGEMENTE<br>Elfsborgs Kompani<br>Lif-Kompaniet
 
}}  
 
}}  
  
=== Place Names: ===
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===Place Names:===
  
 
Alekärr, Andersgården, Anderstorp  
 
Alekärr, Andersgården, Anderstorp  
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[http://www2.sofi.se/SOFIU/topo1951/_cdweb/ '''Sweden 1951 Place Names Register'''] and the [[Swedish Parish Pages|'''Swedish Parish Pages list''']] in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.
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[http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/sprak/namn/ortnamn/ortnamnsregistret/sok-i-registret.html '''Sweden 1951 Place Names Register'''] and the [[Swedish Parish Pages|'''Swedish Parish Pages list''']] in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.
  
 
*'''Surrounding Parishes'''
 
*'''Surrounding Parishes'''
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== Collections ==
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==Collections==
 
===Census Records===
 
===Census Records===
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*[[Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)]]--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
 
*[[Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)]]--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10180/sweden-household-examination-books-1880-1920?s=218489221 Sweden Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920], ($), index and images. Also on [http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=%C3%84lvsborg&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and [https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=V%C3%A4stra+G%C3%B6talands+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard '''SVAR'''] at Riksarkivet.
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*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10180/sweden-household-examination-books-1840-1947 Sweden Household Examination Books, 1840-1947], ($), index and images. Also on [http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=%C3%84lvsborg&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and [https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=V%C3%A4stra+G%C3%B6talands+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard '''SVAR'''] at Riksarkivet.
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===Church Records===
 
===Church Records===
  
 
====Online Database Church Records====
 
====Online Database Church Records====
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 [https://familysearch.org/locations/ a FamilyHistory Center near you] free of charge.'')  
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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 [https://www.familysearch.org/help/fhcenters/locations/ a FamilyHistory Center near you] free of charge.'')  
:*{{RecordSearch|1978773|'''Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860'''}} at FamilySearch.  
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:*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/category-Sweden/sweden?s=218489221 '''MyHeritage.com'''] ($),  
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:*{{RecordSearch|1978773|'''Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860'''}} at FamilySearch.
:*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/cardcatalog.aspx#ccat=hc=25&dbSort=1&sbo=1&title=Sweden&keyword=& '''Ancestry.com'''] ($),
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:*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/category-Sweden/sweden-genealogy-vital-records '''MyHeritage.com'''] ($),
:*[http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=%C3%84lvsborg&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and  
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:*[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/catalog/?title=Sweden%20Church%20Records'''Ancestry.com'''] ($),
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:*[http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=%C3%84lvsborg&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and
 
:*[https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=V%C3%A4stra+G%C3%B6talands+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard '''SVAR'''] at Riksarkivet.
 
:*[https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=V%C3%A4stra+G%C3%B6talands+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard '''SVAR'''] at Riksarkivet.
  
 
====Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden====
 
====Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden====
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:These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:
 
:These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:
 
::*{{LearningCenter2|400|Sweden: An Introduction to ArkivDigital}}
 
::*{{LearningCenter2|400|Sweden: An Introduction to ArkivDigital}}
::*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/67 Use the Full Scope of Arkiv Digital for Swedish Genealogy]<br>
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::*[https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/lessons/use-the-full-scope-of-arkiv-digital-for-swedish-genealogy Use the Full Scope of Arkiv Digital for Swedish Genealogy]<br>
  
====Family History Library Records ====
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====Family History Library Records====
Click [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=146599&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Sweden%2C%20%C3%84lvsborg%22 '''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 [https://familysearch.org/locations/ '''Family History Center'''] near you.  
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Click [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=146599&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Sweden%2C%20%C3%84lvsborg%22 '''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 [https://www.familysearch.org/help/fhcenters/locations/ '''Family History Center'''] near you.  
 
  Click on "Places within Sweden, Älvsborg" and then select your parish.
 
  Click on "Places within Sweden, Älvsborg" and then select your parish.
 
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===Military Records===
 
===Military Records===
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*[[Sweden Military Records]]
 
*[[Sweden Military Records]]
*[http://www.soldatreg.se/sok-soldat/ '''Central Soldiers Register''']  [http://www.ep.liu.se/databases/soldatregister/default.sv.aspx '''Instructions''' ][http://www.ep.liu.se/databases/soldatregister/search.sv.aspx '''Search Engine''']
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*[http://www.soldatreg.se/sok-soldat/ '''Central Soldiers Register''']  [http://www.ep.liu.se/databases/soldatregister/default.sv.aspx '''Instructions'''] [http://www.ep.liu.se/databases/soldatregister/search.sv.aspx '''Search Engine''']
  
=== Related Sources ===
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===Related Sources===
{{Click|Image:Sweden_ORP.png|Sweden Online Genealogy Records}}[[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups]]
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<div id="fsButtons"><span class="online_records_button">[[Sweden Online Genealogy Records]]</span><span class="community_button">[[FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups|Ask the <br>Community]]</span></div>
  
 
===Help Reading Swedish Records===
 
===Help Reading Swedish Records===
*You do not have to be fluent in Swedish to read these records!  They have a limited vocabulary: mother, father, born, bride, groom, married, etc. The rest of the content will be names, dates, and places, which do not need translation.  
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*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List|This '''Swedish Word List''']] covers typical  terms found in the records.  
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*You do not have to be fluent in Swedish to read these records!  They have a limited vocabulary: mother, father, born, bride, groom, married, etc. The rest of the content will be names, dates, and places, which do not need translation.
*[http://swedishgenealogyguide.com/dictionaries/swedish-historical-dictionary-database-shdd '''Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD''']: This interactive dictionary allows you to enter a word in the search box and receive the translation.  
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*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List|This '''Swedish Word List''']] covers typical  terms found in the records.
*[[Moveable Feast Day Calendar for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Calendar (Moveable)''']] and [[Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable)''']] will help you translate dates written in feast day form.  
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*[http://swedishgenealogyguide.com/dictionaries/swedish-historical-dictionary-database-shdd '''Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD''']: This interactive dictionary allows you to enter a word in the search box and receive the translation.
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*[[Moveable Feast Day Calendar for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Calendar (Moveable)''']] and [[Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable)''']] will help you translate dates written in feast day form.
 
*Sweden surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study  [[Sweden Names, Personal|'''Sweden Names, Personal''']].
 
*Sweden surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study  [[Sweden Names, Personal|'''Sweden Names, Personal''']].
*For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see [[Media:Swedenish_Par_Reg_and_Exam_headings.pdf|Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings]].
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*For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see [[Media:Swedenish Par Reg and Exam headings.pdf|Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings]].
 
*Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMIUyk19Q5Q '''Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VszQTkluERk '''1752'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZgh-3v2Vhw '''1771'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcLdSHQjyu0 '''1792'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MP8xTy-IAPE '''1803'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcXgfbDIfpM '''1834'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLS0zRxvbss '''1854'''].
 
*Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMIUyk19Q5Q '''Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VszQTkluERk '''1752'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZgh-3v2Vhw '''1771'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcLdSHQjyu0 '''1792'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MP8xTy-IAPE '''1803'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcXgfbDIfpM '''1834'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLS0zRxvbss '''1854'''].
  
 
===Help Reading Old Handwriting===
 
===Help Reading Old Handwriting===
:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL0wFoBaCXs '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 1''']  
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:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL0wFoBaCXs '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 1''']
 
:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1yNb4BOIec '''Spelling and Phonetics for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 2'''] — Names, dates, and key genealogical words
 
:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1yNb4BOIec '''Spelling and Phonetics for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 2'''] — Names, dates, and key genealogical words
 
:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBN4XbXosGU '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy: Put It All Together, Lesson 3''']
 
:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBN4XbXosGU '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy: Put It All Together, Lesson 3''']
 
:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ge7vsmb0ngQ '''Birth and Christening Records for Swedish Genealogy''']
 
:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ge7vsmb0ngQ '''Birth and Christening Records for Swedish Genealogy''']
  
*'''Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records:''' (free, online lessons at FamilySearch):
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*'''FamilySearch Online Lessons - Reading Scandinavian Handwriting:'''
**{{LearningCenter2|58|Lesson 1: '''Scandinavian Gothic Letters'''}},
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**[https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/lessons/scandinavian-handwriting Scandinavian Handwriting]
**{{LearningCenter2|59|Lesson 2: '''Names, Words, and Dates'''}}, and
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**[https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/lessons/scandinavian-handwriting-part-3 Scandinavian Handwriting, part 3]
**{{LearningCenter2|60|Lesson 3: '''Handwritten Records'''}}<br>
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**''No part 2 available''
  
 
===Help With Research Objectives and Strategies===  
 
===Help With Research Objectives and Strategies===  
 
[[Sweden Research Strategies|'''Sweden Research Strategies''']]
 
[[Sweden Research Strategies|'''Sweden Research Strategies''']]
  
=== References: ===
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===References:===
  
 
Berghem Husförhörslängd 1837-1843 Ortregister  
 
Berghem Husförhörslängd 1837-1843 Ortregister  
  
 
[[Category:Parishes_in_Älvsborg_County,_Sweden]]
 
[[Category:Parishes_in_Älvsborg_County,_Sweden]]

Latest revision as of 21:27, 17 February 2021


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

Berghems 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.)

Berghem Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1961 Mother parish in Berghem and Hajorn pastorate
1962- Annex parish in Surteby-Kattunga, Fotskäls, Tostareds, Berghems and Hajom pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Mark
Tingslag -1970 Mark
1971- Sjuhäradsbygden
Domsaga Sjuhäradsbygden
Fögderi 1686-1945 Mark
1946-1966 Kinna
Kommun 1863-1951 Berghem
1952-1970 Västra Mark Landskommun
1971- Mark
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE
ELFSBORGS REGEMENTE
Elfsborgs Kompani
Lif-Kompaniet


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Alekärr, Andersgården, Anderstorp

Backen, Berghem Hansagården, Berghem Klockaregården, Berghem Kockegården, Berghem Lillegården, Berghem Olofsgården, Prästgården, Bergsgården, Binkagården, Binke Lilla, Bryneslätt under Guntorp Storegården, Bryneslätt under Guntorp Vargagården, Bua Västergården, Bua Östergården

Dalen, Desarehult

Ekebacken, Ekeberg, Elledalen

Furet, Furubäck

Gaddatorp, Granlid, Grendal under Berghem Klockaregården, Grendal under Kila Östergården, Grönskog, Grönslätt, Gundrör under Desarehult, Gundrör under Hattestad Lunnagården, Guntorp Andersgården, Guntorp Storegården, Guntorp Svensgården, Guntorp Västergården, Gangemad, Gäddevik

Hagaslätt, Hagen, Hansagården, Hattestad Kullagården, Hattestad Kärragården, Hattestad Lunnagården, Hattestad Synnaregården 

Hulatorp Dalen, Hulatorp Kronogården, Hulatorp Per Olofsgården, Hulatorp Prästgården, Hulatorp Skattegården, Hulledal, Hultebacken

Kalvhagen, Kila Västergården, KIla Östergården, Kistekullen under Desarehult, Kistekullen under Hattestad Kullagården, Kistekullen under Staxered Östergården, Krikakärr, Krikaled, Kullagården, Kullen, Källeberg under Torp Nedergården,  Källeberg under Torp Övergården, Kärragården

Lekvad Bergsgården, Lekvad Binkagården, Lekvad Olsagården, Lekvad Pölagården, Lekvad Svensgården, Lekvad Vargagården, Lekvad Ändagården, Lekvads Kvarn, Lillekullen, Lindås Lunnagården, Lyckan

Maden under Berghem Prästgården, Maden under Hagen, Maderna under Bua Västergården, Maderna under Bua Östergården, Maderna under Hulatorp Kronogården, Mossen, Myrekullen

Nordslätt, Nybygget, Nyhagen under Bergehem Olofsgården, Nyhagen under Hattestad Kärragården, Nyhagen under Lekvad Binkagården

Olofsgården, Olsagården

Per Olofsgården, Prästgården under Berghem, Prästgården under Hulatorp, Pölagården

Ringeslätt, Rogården under Guntorp Västergården, Rogården under Hattestad Synnaregården, Rovegården, Ryerna under Guntorp Svensgården, Ryerna under Staxered Östergården, Ryggen under Hulatorp Dalen, Ryggen under KIla Östergården

Sanddalen, Sandhålan, Sandgatan, Sjödalsbacken, Sjöliden, Skogarevad under Bua Västergården, Skogarevad under Bua Östergården, Skogarevad under Lekvad Svensgården, Skogarevad under Vargagården,  Skogarevad under Ändagården, Skoghem Lillegården, Skoghem Västergården, Skogsbackan under Berghem Kockegården, Skogsbackan under Bua Östergården, Skogsbackan under Lekvad Pölagården, Skogslid, Skäggsjöslätt, Slätten under Hulatorp Prästgården, Slätten under Lekvad Pölagården, Staxered Västergården, Staxered Östergården, Stendal, Stenlid, Stenäng, Storåker, Sundsnabb, Svarevarelyckan, Sveaborg, Svensgården under Guntorp, Svensgården under Lekvad, Syltered Lillegården, Syltered Storegården, Synnaregården

Timmarskullen, Tinghall, Tingslätt under Berghem Klockaregården, Tingslätt under KIla Östergården, Tomten under Lekvad Bergsgården, Tomten under Lekvad Binkagården, Tomten under Lekvad Pölagården, Tomten under Vargagården, Torp Nedergården, Torp Övergården, Tålyckan

Ullbergshagen

Vargagården, Vedbacken, Vinnareberg

Åsa

Ändagården

Öresten



Sweden 1951 Place Names Register and the Swedish Parish Pages list in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.

  • 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]

Berghem Husförhörslängd 1837-1843 Ortregister