Borgstena Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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Borgstena Parish

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

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Borgstena Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
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Place Names:

Allmän mark, Andersberg, Avelstomt

Backa Lilla, Bengtsgården Örlanda, Björkelund, Borgstena Haraldsgård, Borgstena Krökaregård, Borgstena Stom, Borgstena Västergård, Borgstena Östergård, Bosgården Örlanda, Brandshålan, Brännebo, Bäckebol, Bäckegården Örlanda


Fagerås, Fattighuset, Fiskarebo, Furubacken

Grandalen, Grönelid, Gärdstorp Västra, Gärdstorp Östra

Haraldsgården Borgstena, Hjortafloget, Hägna, Hägnen, Hästhagen under Borgstena Krögaregård Hästhagen under Uddetorp

Ingelstorp, Ingeshult

Johannelund under Borgstena Stom, Johannelund under Borgstena Östergård

Karlingsdal, Katrineberg, Klevaryd, Klostergärde, Kohagen, Krabbagärde, Kråkarp, Krögaregården Borgtuna, Kållerud, Källeberg, Källedalen, Källaregärde

Larud, Lindstorp, Lindsås Västergården, Lindsås Östergården, Lunkedal, Lunnadal, Lunnagärde, Lycke, Långared

Margaretelund, Mosstomten, Myra

Nolhagen, Nybygget, Nygården, Nötagärde


Sandvad, Skogsbacken, Skolhuset, Slätten, Stavryd, Stenbacken, Stensered, Stockared, Stohagen, Stommen Borgstena, Sundtorp, Sörhagen

Taryd, Tastered, Tuvarp





Örlanda Bengtsgård, Örlanda Bosgård, Örlanda Bäckegård, Örlanda Frälsegård, Örlanda Östergård

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.

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Census Records

Church Records

Online Database Church Records

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

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Family History Library Records

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

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Borgstena Husförhörslängd 1832-1841 Ortregister