Bottna parish, Sweden Genealogy

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

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The church archive was destroyed by fire at the Kville church on 20 Feb 1904.

A extract copy of the birth records 1860-1894, marriage records 1860-1903, and death records 1860-1894 is available.

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat Bottna is an annex parish in the Kville, Bottna and Svenneby pastorate
Län Göteborg och Bohus
Landskap Bohuslän
Härad Kville
Tingslag 1680-1681 Kville, 1682-1801 Kville and Bullaren, 1801-1903 Kville, 1904-1926 Kville, Tanum and Bullaren, 1927-1970 Norrviken
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1686-1966 Norrviken, 1967- Strömstad
Länsmansdistrikt add here
Kronofogdedistrikt add here
Kommun 1863-1951 Bottna, 1952-1970 Kville, 1971- Tanum
Militär indelning Bohusläns Regemente
Sotenäs Kompani
FamilySearch I.D. 6373776
NAD Ref Code SE/GLA/13050

Place Names

Binghult, Bottna Knutsgård, Bottna Kronogård, Bottna Nordgård, Bottna Sörgård, Bottna Västergård, Bottna Östergård, Bräcke,
Gillingsmarken Lilla, Gillingsmarken Stora, Gisslegärde,
Melleröd, Mossedalen,
Röddö, Rörane,
Saxevall, Skibbevall, Skärholmen Mellangård, Skärholmen Nedergård, Skärholmen Öfvergård, Skärperöd,
Thosteröd, Täcklebo,
Wakleby, Wrångstad Kronogård, Wrångstad Prestebol,

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


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

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan at a Family History Center near you. Click on "Places within Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus" and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Bottna, Församlingsbok 1895-1910 (AIIa:1) Ortregister