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Berghem Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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


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Berghem Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
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 Kompani

Place Names:

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


Vargagården, Vedbacken, Vinnareberg




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.

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Census Records

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,, and are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden

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Family History Library Records

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

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Berghem Husförhörslängd 1837-1843 Ortregister