Fors Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Fors 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.)

Fors Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1918 Annex parish in Rommele, Fors, Fuxerna, Upphärad and Åsbräcka pastorate
1918 -Annex parish in Rommele, Fors, Upphärad and Åsbräcka pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Flundre
Tingslag -1895 Flundre
1896-1970 Flundre, Väne and Bjärke
1971- Trollhättan
Domsaga Trollhättan
Fögderi 1686 -1946 Väne
Kommun 1863-1951 Fors
1952-1970 Flundre landskommun
1971- Trollhättan
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE
Barne Kompani
Vestergötlands Båtsmans-Kompani
Extra Båtsmans-Roteringen t Sjöss

Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Andersgården Flundervalla,  Andersgården Sörby

Berget, Björkebacken, Blackstorp Mellangården, Blackstorp Skattegården, Blackstorp Kvarn, Brona, Broskogen, Brännerna under Humlekärr, Brännerna under Sjuntorp

Edet, enekullen

Dalen, Dammen (frälse), Dammen (skatte)

Fabriken vid Sjuntorp, Fagerhult, Flundervalla,  Flundervalla Andersgården, Flundervalla Västra Sörgården, Flundervalla Östra, Fors Högen, Fors Olofsgården, Fors Rusthållaregården, Fors Rättaregården, Fors Stommen, Forsbacken, Friskestommen

Getås, Grandalen, Gräsmaden, Gröndalen

Hagen, Heden, Hovgården, Hulteberg, Humlekärr, Huset, Hålan, Högen Fors, Högärdet, Hökullen

Kajered, Kalvhagen under Rämje, Kalvhagen under Flundervalla, Kalvhålan, Kassewviken, Korsberget, Korpås under Köping, Korpås under Torpa, Kullen, Kullemossen, Kvarnen under Blackstorp, Kvarnen under Sjuntorp, Kvarnen under Sörby, Köping Säteri

Lid, Lipered, Lunden, Lur, Lökeberget, Lövås Norra, Lövås Södra

Mellangården Blackstorp

Nedergården Solberga, Nedergården Sörby, Nolängen, Nordgården Solberga, Norra Lövås, Näset

Ockerbergshagen, Olofsgården


Rasvallen, Rusthållaregården Fors, Ryra, Ryttaregården Sörby, Råda, Rämje, Rättaregården

Sjuntorps fabrik, Sjuntorps Kvarn, Sjöstaden, Sjöstadsnäbba, Skattegården Blackstorp, Skattegården Övre Solberga, Skattegården Sörby, Skidbränna, Sniken, Solberga Nedergården, Solberga Nordgården, Solberga Skattegården, Solberga Storegården, Solberga Östergården, Stommen, Storegården Solberga, Storegården Sörby, Svalehult, Svedjorna under Lövås Norra, Svedjorna under Torpa Säteri, Södra Lövås, Söhagen, Sörby Andersgården, Sörby Nedergården, Sörby Ryttaregården, Sörby Skattegården, Sörby Storegården, Sörby Kvarn, Sörgården Flundervalla Östra

Tokebäcken, Tomten, Torestorp, Torpa, Traneberg, Trätängen

Ulvsbo, Ulvstorp

Västergården Flundervalla

Östergården Solberga, Övre Skattegården Solberga

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]

Fors Husförhörslängd 1834-1841 Ortregister