Gingri Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

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.)

Gingri Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Skara
Pastorat 1689-1860 Annex parish in Borås, Torpa, Bramhult, Fristad, Borgstena and Gingri pastorate
1860-1961 Annex parish in Fristad, Borgstena and Gingri pastorate
1962- Annex parish in Fristad, Borgstena, Gingri, Tärby, Tämta and Vänga pastorate
Län Älvsborg
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Ås
Tingslag -1919 Ås
1920-1947 Ås, Veden and Bollebygd
1948- Borås
Domsaga Borås
Fögderi 1686-1917 Kulling
1918 - Borås
Kommun 1863-1951 Gingri
1952-1973 Fristad
1974 – Borås
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE
Elfsborgs Kompani
Ås Kompani

Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Abberås, Amundehult

Blåsupp, Bollås, Bondarp, Borhult, Bosgården Nedre, Bosgården Övre, Bosgården Kvarn, Bredgården Lilla, Bredgården Stora, Bräkås

Fattigstugan, Frugården Hjortsered

Gatekulla, Gingri Stom, Gingri Tå, Gunnarp, Gunnarp Kronogård

Hagen, Hjortsered Frugård, Hjortsered Lillegård, Hjortsered Storegård, Hjältegården, Holgerslätt, Hovaliden, Hukebacka, Huled, Hägnen

Kil Lilla, Kil Storegård, Knektås , Kronogården Kronarp, Krökeslund, Krökeslund Kvarn, Krökling, Kvarnen Bosgården, Kvarnen Risbro, Kvarnängen, Kärra




Risbro Kvarn, Runarp, Rännekulla

Skabro, Skarbro, Skogslund, Stakaberg, Stockabo, Stommen Gingri

Tån, Tåsseryd

Äspered Västra, Äspered Västra Mellangård, Äspered Östra

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,, 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 Librarythat 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]

Gingri Husförhörslängd 1838-1850 Ortregister