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

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
  • Parish meeting records
  • Account books from the earliest times to about the year 1800
  • Communion records from the earliest times to about the year 1850

Estate inventories

  • Estate inventory from the earliest times to about the year 1955
  • Regional archive's estate inventory registers
  • Estate inventory (nobility) to about 1916

District courts/Court of Appeal

  • Svea Hovrätt (court of appeal) restored court records from the earliest times to about the year 1710
  • Court records Gästriklands domsaga (district court) 1604-1682 and 1700-1715
  • 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 1642-1645 (archive holder = Mantalslängder 1642-1820 Västernorrlands län 1642-1645), 1646-1653 (archive holder = Mantalslängder 1642-1820 Hudiksvalls län 1646-1653) and 1654-1694 (and some later scattered years) (archive holder = Mantalslängder 1642-1820 Västernorrlands (Gävleborgs) län 1654-1820)
  • Land office's  (Swedish: landskontorets) copy of tax/census records 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 for the 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 1757-1883 (from the archives of the army's pension fund)
  • Lists of retired soldiers (Swedish: gratialister) (from Krigskollegium Krigsmanshuskontoret)
  • The Navy's Lists from about the year 1635 to about the year 1915
  • Boatman rolls (from the end of the 19th century)
  • Musters lists for ships 1689-1873
  • The Navy's lists of qualifications
  • Lists from the Navy's pension fund ("Flottans pensionskassa")

Sailor records (Swedish: sjömanshus)

  • Sjömanshuset i Gävle from the earliest times to about the year 1940
  • Sjömanshuset i Hudiksvall 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

Aerial photographs

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

Other records

  • Passport journals from the land secretariat of Gävleborg 1767-1858

Right now we are photographing

  • Estate inventories 1956-1960
  • Sjömanshuset i Söderhamn (sailor records) -1940



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