Overview of ArkivDigital's
digital archives of
the Swedish county Skaraborgs län.
ArkivDigitals bilddatabas från Skaraborgs län

Offical documents from Göteborg och Bohus län are stored in Regional archives in Göteborg.

Church records

  • Church/parish records from the earliest times to about the year 1941 (or as far as rule of secrecy allows) (household/congregation, migration, birth, marrige and death records). Photographing of the years 1942-1946 (or as far as rule of secrecy allows) is in progress right now.
  • Statistiska centralbyråns (SCB; Statistics Sweden) extracts from birth, marriage and death records from the years 1925-1947
  • Parish meeting records
  • Supplement to migration records from the earliest times to about the year 1825

Estate inventories

  • Estate inventory from the earliest times to about the year 1960
  • Regional archive's estate inventory registers
  • Estate inventory (nobility) to about the year 1916

District courts/Court of Appeal

  • Göta Hovrätt (court of appeal) restored court records from the earliest times to about the year 1730
  • Court records Barne häradsrätt (district court) 1603-1705 and 1720-1800
  • Court records Gudhems häradsrätt (district court) 1595-1661
  • Court records Kinne häradsrätt (district court) 1602-1699
  • Court records Laske häradsrätt (district court) 1749-1800
  • Court records Skånings häradsrätt (district court) 1559-1802
  • Court records Viste häradsrätt (district court) 1544-1800
  • Court records Åse häradsrätt (district court) 1557-1800 (certain years are missing)
  • Court records Mariestads rådhusrätt och magistrat (district court) 1622-1705

Supreme court

  • Protocols 1694-1800

Tax/census records

  • The chamber archives (Swedish: kammararkivet) copy of tax/census records 1642-1671, 1677-1691 (certain years are missing) and occasional later years (archive holder = Mantalslängder 1642-1820 Skaraborgs län 1642-1820)
  • Land office's copy of tax/census records 1672-1675 and 1695-1820
  • District taxation registrar's (Swedish: häradsskrivarens) copy of tax/census records from the earliest times to about the year 1820
  • Tax/census records the year 1941

Land register

  • Land register from the land office 1636-1725


  • General Musters lists for the regiments that have existed in this county
  • The Army's Lists 1620-1723 ("Rullor 1620-1723")
  • Stamkort (cards with information about men that have been doing their military service) for people enroled approximately 1902-1950
  • Lists of qualifications
  • Qualification books (meritband) 1757-1883 (from the archives of the army's pension fund)
  • Lists of retired soldiers (Swedish: gratialister) (from Krigskollegium Krigsmanshuskontoret)

Sailor records (Swedish: Sjömanshus)

  • Sjömanshuset i Lidköping from the earliest times to the year 1939

Prison and arrest

  • Lists of prisoners (from the Office of the Chancellor of Justice) 1750-1825
  • Lists of prisoners from the earliest times to about the year 1940

Skara cathedral chapter

  • Journal of vaccinated in the entire episcopate 1805-1830
  • Announcement of marriage in the entire episcopate 1787-1794

Göta Channel Company Archive

  • Journal of ships, Journals of passage, documents handlingar regarding personnel, journal of officers, craftsman and letters

Aerial photographs

  • Aerial photographs (farms, cottages, villas, industrial premises etc.) from the 1950's to the present day. 

Other records

  • Family name registers -1800
  • Regional archive's registers of the cities church records
  • The county's public announcements (Swedish: Länskungörelser) 1749-1908 (certain years are missing)

Right now we are photographing

  • Church records -1946 (see detalied information above, under the heading church records)
  • Protocols concerning property deals (restored from Svea Hovrätt) 1701-1750


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