Horred Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Horreds 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.)

Horred Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat Annex parish in Istorp, Öxnevalla, and Horred pastorat
Län Älvsborg
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Mark
Tingslag -1971 Mark
1971- Sjuhäradsbygden
Domsaga Sjuhäradsbygden
Fögderi 1686-1945 Mark
1946-1966 Kinna
Kommun 1863-1951 Horred
1952-1970 Horred landskommun
1971- Mark
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE
Elfsborgs Kompani

Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Andersgården Horred




Gärdesgården Horred

Hallen Lindhult, Hinnared Nedregården, Hinnared Övregården, Hinnaredshult, Hornagården Lindhult, Horred Andersgården, Horred Gärdesgården, Horred Klockaregården, Horred Stommen, Horred Storegården, Hulegärde, Högenhult


Kanared, Klockaregården Horred, Koppartoft, Kärra

Letebo, Lida, Lindhult hallen, Lindhult Hornagården, Lindhult Mellomgården, Lindhult Skattegården, Loftsgården

Mellomgården Lindhult, Mellomgården Sjöby, Mellomgården Vasse

Nedregården Hinnared

Siggagården Sjöby, Sjöby Mellomgården, Sjöby Siggagården, Sjöby Skattegården, Sjöby Östergården, Skattegården Lindhult, Skattegården Sjöby, Skogsåkra, Stommen Horred, Storegården Horred, Sträteedal, Sundholmen

Tofte, Tväbäck

Vasse Mellomgården, Vasse Västergården, Vasse Östergården, Vassebro, Västergården Vasse

Ödetoft, Östergården Sjöby, Östergården Vasse, Övregården Hinnared

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]

Horred Husförhörslängd 1837-1840 Ortregister