Grinstad Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Grinstad (Bolstad) 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.)

Grinstad Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Karlstad
Pastorat – 1961 Annex parish in Bolstad, Grinstad, Gestad, and Erikstad pastorat
1962- Annex parish in Bolstad, Grinstad, and Erikstad pastorat.
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Sundal
Tingslag -1909 Sundal
1910-1947 Nordal and Sundal
1948-1970 Nordal, Sundal and Valbo
1971- Vänersborg
Domsaga Vänersborg
Fögderi -1715 Dalsland
1716-1946 Sundal
1946-1966 Mellerud
1967 – Vänersborg
Kommun 1863-1951 Grinstad
1952-1968 Bolstad landskommun
1969- 1970 Mellerud köping
1971- Mellerud
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA-DALS REGEMENTE
Sundals Kompani


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Askedalen, Atterud

Berg, Bergane, Björkåsen, Blixerud Norra, Blixerud Södra, Brännerna, Bäckehagen, Bäcken

Ekebro, Eket Södra, Eket Västra

Famsbol, Finnetorp, Flytut

Gunnerud Lilla

Hagen Norra, Hagen Södra, Hede, Hultet, Håltane, Hägrarna, Häljerud, Högen

Jakobsbyn, Järn, Järn Östra

Karlhagen, Killingerud, Kleveberget, Klätten, Klövan, Korshamnen, Krynsbol, Kullen, Kvarnen Rud

Lilla Gunnerud, Långerud

Mossen Norra, Mossen Södra, Muggerud, Måsen see Mossen

Norra Blixerud, Norra Hagen, Norra Hamrane, Norra Mossen, Norra Rådane, Norra Ödetorp, Nybygget, Näs

Rud, Ruds Kvarn Rådane Norra, Rådane Södra, Råskog, Rörkärr

Simmerud, Skogen, Smedsberg, Spirekasen, Stenkullen, Storkenäs, Stomlyckan, Stommen, Stommen under Södra hagen, Svalhede, Svartebäck, Sävarebol, Söbyn, Södra Blixerud, Södra Eket, Södra Hagen, Södra Hamrane, Södra Mossen, Södra Rådane, Södra Ödetorp

Tjärngraven, Trekanten

Udden, Uddens Lid, Ugglum

Västra Eket, Västra Östebyn

Åker

Ängen

Ödegård, Ödetorp Norra, Ödetorp Södra, Ödetorp Östra, Östebyn Västra, Östebyn Östra, Östra Järn, Östra Ödetorp, Östra Östebyn



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 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]

Grinstad Husförhörslängd 1836-1841 Ortregister