Varnum Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Varnum Church

History[edit | edit source]

Varnum parish was incorporated into the parish of Södra Ving in 2006

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Varnum Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1936 Annex parish in Rångedala and Varnum pastorate
1937-1961 Annex parish in Toarp, Varnum, Rångelanda, Äspered and Täby pastorate
1962-1988 Annex parish in Södra Ving, Varnum, Härna, Fänneslunda, and Grovare pastorate
1989-2006 Annex parish in Södra Ving, Härna, Fänneslunda, Hällstad, Murum, Kärråkra, Möne and Varnum pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Ås
Tingslag -1919 Ås
1920-1947 Ås, Veden and Bollebygd
1948- Borås
Domsaga Sjuhäradsbygden
Fögderi 1686-1917 Kulling
1918-1951 Borås
1952-1966 Ulricehamn
Kommun 1863-1951Varnum
1952-1970 Hökerum landskommun
1971-1973 Hökerum
1974- Ulricehamn
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE
Elfsborgs Kompani
ELFSBORGS REGEMENTE
Ås Kompani


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Berget, Boagärde, Boarp, Brgården

Dollebo Nedregården, Dollebo Övregården

Dragongården, Dungen

Enelund

Fattigstugan

Gamlegården, Granelund, Gunntorp Dragongården, Gunntorp Gunnagården, Gunntorp Skräddaregården, Hagelund, Hultet under Gunntorp, Hultet under Gunnagården, Hultet under Ågården, Högelid, Högelund

Kaneslätt, Kvarngården, Kyrkarp, Kyrkelund, Kyrkelund under Kyrkarp, Källberg, Kärret

Liden, Lund, Lyckebo, Lyckefall, Lyckorna

Nitta, Nyboslätt, Nybygget

Odlingsberg

Prästås

Sjölid, Sjögarhester, Skabo, Skogsnabben, Stommen, Svederna

Torlanda, Trädet, Torpet, Tångabbol

Upsala

Valla, Varnum Bosgården, Varnum Lillegården, Varnum Mellangården, Varnum Stommen, Varnum Västgötagården Lilla, Varnum Västgötagården Stora, Varnum Ågården, Vila

Åbo, Ågårds Kvarn, Årebo, Årnäs, Åsslätt

Örby, Övre Kvarn


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]


Varnum Husförhörslängd 1836-1846 Ortregister