Rölanda Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Rolanda 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.)

Rölanda Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Karlstad
Pastorat -1670 Annex parish in Dals-Eds, Nössemarks, Håbol, Töftedal, Rölanda and Gesäter pastorate
1670- 1961 Mother parish in Rölanda and Gesäter pastorate
1962- Mother parish in Rölanda, Gesäter and Töftedal pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Vedbo
Tingslag -1947 Vedbo
1948-1974 Tössbo and Vedbo
1975- Åmål
Domsaga Åmål
Fögderi -1715 Dalsland
1716-1946 Vedbo
1946-1966 Mellerud
1967- Åmål
Kommun 1863-1951 Rölanda
1952-1970 Dals-Ed landskommun
1971- Dals-Ed
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA-DALS REGEMENTE
Vedbo Kompani
Extra Soldat-Roteringen


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Backa, Backekasen, Bergetorp, Bjurbäcken, Björke, Brokasen, Bruneberg, Bråhögen, Bråten, Bäcken, Böle, Bön

Dalarna, Dalen, Delekas

Fagerlund, Fulska Lilla, Fulska Stora

Gersalen, Gillanda, Glätta, Grävdalen

Hagerna, Hagemyr, Haget, Hasselhus, Holmen, Hultet, Huset, Hästhagen, Hästeryr, Hödalen, Höga, Högen, Höksäter Prästegården, Högsäter Västra

Intakan

Kaserna, Koppardalen, Krabben, Kullen under Böle, Kullen under Rostorp, Kurran, Kårböle, Kärnsdalen

Lindalen, Ljungåsen, Lund under Hästhagen, Lund under Högen, Lund under Törsängen, Lurketorp, Lyxekas

Mon, Myren, Måsen, Mällbyn

Nordgården, Nybygget, Näsbön, Näset under Rölanda Prästgård, Näset under Tvålstad

Präst-Hölsäter, Pölen

Ramberg, Rankebön, Rostorp, Rot, Rud, Rölanda Prästgården

Sandviken, Skogen, Smedjebyn, Snippekas, Solliden, Stenstorp, Stensungen, Sticksdalen, Stigsdalen, Stommen, Sumpen

Tolstorp, Torp, Träbygget, Tveten, Tvålstad, Törsängen

Ulldalen

Vägen under Dalen, Vägen under Kårböle

Åsen

Ängen

Ödegården under Bön, Ödegården under Gillanda, Ödegården under Torp, Ökna, Örnhult


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, 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 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]

Rölanda Husförhörslängd 1835-1840 Ortregister