Overview of ArkivDigital's digital archives of the Swedish county Västmanlands län.
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Offical documents from Västmanlands län are stored in Regional archives in Uppsala.

Church records

  • Church/parish records from the earliest times to about the year 1948 (or as far as rule of secrecy allows) (household/congregation, migration, birth, marrige and death records)
  • Statistiska centralbyråns (SCB; Statistics Sweden) extracts from birth, marriage and death records from the years 1925-1947

Estate inventories

  • Estate inventory from the earliest times to about the year 1960
  • Estate inventory (nobility) to about 1916

District courts/Court of Appeal

  • Court records (restored court records from Svea hovrätt) from the earliest times to about the year 1710
  • Court records Gamla Norbergs bergslags häradsrätt (district court) 1699-1738
  • Court records Köpings rådhusrätt och magistrat (district court) 1605-1699
  • Court records Norrbo häradsrätt (district court) 1705-1748
  • Court records Snevringe häradsrätt (district court) 1719-1861
  • Court records Torstuna häradsrätt (district court) 1599-1710
  • Court records Tuhundra häradsrätt (district court) 1712-1745, 1775-1780 and 1812-1886
  • Court records Våla häradsrätt (district court) 1612-1702
  • Court records Västerås rådhusrätt och magistrat (district court) 1613-1698 and 1718-1881 (only criminal cases for the years 1850-1881)
  • Court records Kämnärsrätten i Västerås (district court) 1701-1849
  • Svea Hovrätt (court of appeal) restored protocols concering property deals for häradsrätter (district courts) 1701-1754

Supreme court

  • Protocols 1694-1800

Tax/census records

  • The chamber archives (Swedish: kammararkivet) copy of tax/census records from the years 1649, 1652-1657, 1665-1667, 1711-1713, 1749-1805, 1812 and 1820 (archive holder = Mantaslängder 1642-1820 Västmanlands län 1642-1820)
  • Land office's (Swedish: landskontorets) copy of tax/census records from the years 1622-1648 (scattered years), 1651, 1658-1664, 1668-1710, 1714-1748, 1806-1811 and 1813-1819
  • District taxation registrar's (Swedish: häradsskrivarens) copy of tax/census records from the earliest times to about the year 1820
  • Tax/census records year 1941


  • 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 Västerås from the earliest times to about the year 1940

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

Aerial photographs

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

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  • Property registers ("lagfartsböcker" and "fastighetsböcker") 1875-1932



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