Districts Court of law

In the old days each parish belongs to a District Court of law. It could be a small or a bigger number of parishes which belonged to a District Court. It used be 3-4 court each year. Most common was to have one each season. It took several days to take all the cases of justice.

The chairman was the Häradshövding and at his side were a board of member of 12, nämndemän.

It's also in the District Court's books You shall search for the estate inventories of family members. In hundreds of years it has been law on to make one for each person who has passed away. Here You find out who are members of the family. Widow, children, to whom the children are married to. The belongings are very detail, from the property, color of the cow, houshold utensils down to the person's cloths.

The Falköping area's District Court of law books You find in The National Archive in Göteborg.


  • Falköpings Rådhusrätt
    • Falköpings Stad och Landsförsamlingar.

     

  • Frökind
    • Brismene, Börstig, Kinneved, Vårkumla.

     

  • Gudhem
    • Bjurum, Bolum, Borgunda, Broddetorp, Brunnhem, Dala, Gudhem, Hornborga, Håkantorp, Högstena, Segerstad, Stenstorp, Ugglum, Valtorp och Östra Tunhem.

     

  • Gäsene
    • Hållestad.

     

  • Redväg
    • Fivlered, Smula, Solberga och Norra Åsarp.

     

  • Vartofta
    • Fröjered, Karleby, Kälvene, Luttra, Mularp, Näs, Skörstorp, Slöta, Tiarp, Vartofta-Åsaka, Vistorp, Yllestad och Åsle.

     

  • Vilske
    • Floby, Grolanda, Gökhem, Göteve, Jäla, Marka, Sörby, Trävattna, Ullene och Vilske-Kleva.

     

     

    Source: Västergötlands Härads- och Sockenkarta Skaraborgs Länsmuseum.

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