Görslöv Parish, Malmöhus, Sweden Genealogy
Guide to Görslöv Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
- 1 History
- 2 Place Names
- 3 Collections
- 3.1 Census Records
- 3.2 Church Records
- 3.3 Military Records
- 3.4 Related Sources
- 3.5 Help Reading Swedish Records
- 3.6 Help Reading Old Handwriting
- 3.7 Help With Research Objectives and Strategies
- 3.8 References
History[edit | edit source]
The name of the parish was Gjörslöf in earlier times. After 1889 the parish was known as Görslövs Kyrkoby.
|Görslöv Parish, Malmöhus, Sweden Genealogy|
|Pastorat||- 1961 mother parish Görslöv and Särslöv pastorat, 1962-1964 annex parish Uppåkra, Flackarp, Knästorp, Tottarp, Görslöv, Särslöv and Mölleberga, 1965-2001 annex parish Uppåkra, Knästorp, Tottarp, Görslöv, Särslöv and Mölleberga, Församlingen uppgick 2002 combined into Uppåkra parish.|
|Län||Before 1658 belonged to Denmark, 1669 - 1996 Malmöhus, 1997 - the modern county of Skåne.|
|Tingslag||1852 - 1899 Bara, 1900 - Torna and Bara härads|
|Domsaga||1682-1690 Torna, Bara and Oxie härads, 1691-1851 Torna, Bara and Harjagers härads, 1852-1970 Torna and Bara härads, 1971- Lund|
|Fögderi||1918-1946 Lund, 1946-1951 Malmö, 1952-1966 Lund, 1967-1973 Malmö, 1974- Lund|
|Militär indelning||SKÅNSKA DRAGON-REGEMENTET: Malmö Sqvadron, Sallerups Kompani, SÖDRA SKÅNES REGEMENTE: Lif-Kompaniet|
|NAD Ref Code||SE/LLA/13135|
|National Archive SVAR||link|
|SCB Congregation map||link|
|Open Street map||link|
Place Names[edit | edit source]
Görslöv Kvarn, Görslövs Mölla
- Surrounding Parishes
Collections[edit | edit source]
Census Records[edit | edit source]
- Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
- Sweden Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920, ($), index and images. Also on Ancestry.com, ($), Arkiv Digital ($), and SVAR at Riksarkivet.
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]
The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. (ArkivDigital, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)
- Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860 at FamilySearch.
- MyHeritage.com ($),
- Ancestry.com ($),
- Arkiv Digital ($), and
- SVAR at Riksarkivet.
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, Malmöhus 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, Malmöhus and then select your parish.
Military Records[edit | edit source]
Related Sources[edit | edit source]
Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]
- You do not have to be fluent in Swedish to read these records! They have a limited vocabulary: mother, father, born, bride, groom, married, etc. The rest of the content will be names, dates, and places, which do not need translation.
- This Swedish Word List covers typical terms found in the records.
- Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD: This interactive dictionary allows you to enter a word in the search box and receive the translation.
- Feast Day Calendar (Moveable) and Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable) will help you translate dates written in feast day form.
- Sweden surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study Sweden Names, Personal.
- For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings.
- Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717, 1752, 1771, 1792, 1803, 1834, 1854.
Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]
- Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records: (free, online lessons at FamilySearch):
Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]
References [edit | edit source]
Görslöv Parish 1845-1851 AI;2, Husförhörslängd. No Ort register.