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This searches directly in the different archives. The asterisk (*) marks a mandatory field. Please note you can only search in one of the four archives at a time.

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Regional Archive
This Regional archive is a virtual archive which includes both the central and local government cadastral authority archives. This archive contains land reform maps from the 1700's and 1800's as well material from many other cadastral surveys carried out prior to 1928.

Land Survey Board Archive
The Land Survey Board archive contains a selection of materials from the period 1630 to 1928. The archive includes road maps, county and province maps, parish maps, geometrical atlases, hand drawn copies of maps from the storskifte major land reform as well as some cadastral information from the Regional archive.

Geographical Survey Archive
The Geographical Survey Office archive contains an Economic, Topographic (Ordnance Survey) and the so-called County Economic maps. The sheets in these three map series, which are based on fixed gridlines, describe Sweden’s topography, economy, built-up areas and communications in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Maps of Djurgården
A selection of the most interesting maps from the Royal Djurgården Administration from the 1630s until the 1930s have been scanned in cooperation with the National Land Survey and can be viewed here.

State search conditionsLand Survey Board Archive
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  • These maps are taken from a number of smaller series and are often small scale maps which can extend beyond county boundaries

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  • Sweden is today divided into 21 counties. As the county classification in the archive is based on the 1920's, there will be some discrepancies compared with the current county classification.

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  • The parish used to be an administrative division in Sweden. Different reforms have seen this division replaced by the current municipalities. The division into counties and parishes shown in the dropdown lists is from the 1920s and does not always conform to present-day divisions. To find a list of parishes, together with their abbreviated names, click here

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  • These search criteria reflect the situation regarding cities and towns, built-up areas, communities and villages as it was in the 1920's.

  •  >=1600
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  • Complete a search by the Surveyor who carried out the mapping. (Please note this information is not always available).

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  • Naming of the cadastral procedure/s may have been completed at the time the map was created.

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  • A number of the Land Survey Board archive maps have been scanned but not all. Please contact the National Archives in Stockholm on +46 (0) 8 737 6350 for more information.

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  • Occassionally information regarding a cadastral process may be included in an adjacent district. In order to ensure the files/maps that refer to your chosen district are shown, select 'Search files that refer to your chosen district'.

State search conditions Regional Archive
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  • Sweden is today divided into 21 counties. As the county classification in the archive is based on the 1920's, there will be some discrepancies compared with the current county classification.

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  • Municipality
    Choose the municipality you are searching for.


    Parish
    The parish used to be an administrative division in Sweden. Different reforms have seen this division replaced by the current municipalities. The division into counties and parishes shown in the dropdown lists is from the 1920s and does not always conform to present-day divisions. To find a list of parishes, together with their abbreviated names, click here


    Archive Series
    Other major mapseries that covers a larger area.

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  • Region
    Use the list to select the name of the region you are looking for. The region can be the name of the village, district etc.


    File
    Searches within this archive can contain written documents and/or one or more maps. The file is written as it shows in the property register for example, 05-ÖDJ-276 (county code - parish code - run number) OR 2103-98/54 (municipality code - year - run number).

  • Use the list to select the name of the region you are looking for. The region can be the name of the village, district etc.

    Searches within this archive can contain written documents and/or one or more maps. The file is written as it shows in the property register for example, 05-ÖDJ-276 (county code - parish code - run number) OR 2103-98/54 (municipality code - year - run number).

  •  >=1600
  •  <=1928
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  • Naming of the cadastral procedure/s may have been completed at the time the map was created.

State search conditionsGeographical Survey Archive
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    Economic Map (1935-1978)
    (1935-1978) Based on aerial photography and shows among other things, properties, register designation, buildings and land use. The economical map also includes a number of place names.

    Topographic (Ordnance Survey) Map (1827-1971)
    (1827-1971)Describes land use and details landscape, altitude, communications, buildings and summary land use.

    Hundred's Map (Economic map of a Hundred) (1859-1934)
    (1859-1934)Based on the final land reform and gives a good overview of land use, vegetation, buildings, communication and boundaries.

State search conditions Samfällighets Archive
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  • Sweden is today divided into 21 counties. As the county classification in the archive is based on the 1920's, there will be some discrepancies compared with the current county classification.

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  • Choose the municipality you are searching for.

  • You need to fill at least one of the following fields (Name, Organization No or File name)

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  • Included in the names of the associations are often words like "samfällighetsförening", "samfällighet", "gemensamhetsanläggning", "vägförening" and "vägsamfällighet". Observe that many names are similar and can be misleading.
    Search hints: Use * to search for a part of a name (eg. Berg* or *berg*).

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  • Organisationsnummer (organization registration number ) use for this archive a format with 10 numbers (eg. 7134567890).
    Search hints: Use * to search for a part of a number (eg. 71* or *90*).

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  • Aktbeteckning (records designation) is the lowest searchable unit in the archive (single documents are not searchable) Aktbeteckning use the following format: SFRYYYY-seral number, eg. SFR2013-45
    Search hints: Use * to search for a part of a designation (eg. SFR2013* or *-45*).

State search conditionsMaps of Djurgården
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