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

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
  • Regional archive's marriage registers from the earliest times to about the year 1894.
  • Supplement to migration records from the earliest times to about the year 1850
  • Communion records from the earliest times to about the year 1850
  • Account books from the earliest times to about the year 1800

Estate inventories

  • Estate inventory from the earliest times to the year 1980 (Visby rådhusrätt is missing 1948-1961)
  • 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 Gotlands norra häradsrätt (district court) 1681-1689, 1700-1702, 1707-1708, 1710-1739 and 1800-1847
  • Court records Visby rådhusrätt (district court) 1624-1675
  • Svea Hovrätt (court of appeal) restored protocols concering property deals for häradsrätter (district courts) 1701-1754
  • Protocols concering property deals 1861-1940 (certain volumes are missing). For Gotlands norra häradsrätt we have also photographed the years 1808-1860.
  • Different kinds of property registers: Lagfarts- och inteckningsböcker (häradsrätterna, certain volymes missing) and fastighetsböcker (Visby rådhusrätt)
  • Visby rådhusrätt (district court) tax assessment registers 1718-1817 and account books from the earliest times to about the year 1820
  • Acts of bankruptcy from the earliest times to about the year 1940

Supreme court

  • Protocols 1694-1800

Tax/census records

  • The chamber archives (Swedish: kammararkivet) copy of tax/census records 1694-1716 and occasional later years (archive holder = Mantalslängder 1642-1820 Gotlands län 1694-1820)
  • Land office's  (Swedish: landskontorets) copy of tax/census records 1717-1820, and occasional earlier years
  • Tax/census records from the city of Visby 1694-1810
  • Tax/census records the year 1941

Land register

  • Land register from the land office 1718-1815


  • 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)
  • Musters lists for Gotlands Nationalbeväring
  • 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)

  • 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 and other documents from Kriminalvårdsanstalten i Visby 1827-1941

Passport documents

  • Passport documents from the land secretariat of Gotland 1742-1922

Aerial photographs

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

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