Overview of ArkivDigital's digital archives of the Swedish county Hallands län
ArkivDigital - Halland

Offical documents from Hallands län are stored in Regional archives in Lund.

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
  • Supplement to migration records from the earliest times to about the year 1825
  • Account books from the earliest times to about the year 1800

Estate inventories

  • Estate inventory from the earliest times to about the year 1960
  • Regional archive's registers of estate inventories
  • Estate inventory (nobility) to around 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 Faurås häradsrätt (district court) 1646-1726 and 1729-1761
  • Court records Fjäre häradsrätt (district court) 1643-1649, 1667-1672 and 1680-1683
  • Court records Halmstads häradsrätt (district court) 1642-1667
  • Court records Himle häradsrätt (district court) 1667-1722
  • Court records Höks häradsrätt (district court) 1652-1692
  • Court records Tönnersjö häradsrätt (district court) 1674-1683 and 1753-1761
  • Court records Viske häradsrätt (district court) 1643-1804
  • Court records Årstads häradsrätt (district court) 1644-1683 and 1730-1864
  • Certain court records from the district courts in the towns

Supreme court

  • Protocols 1694-1800

Property registers

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

Tax/census records

  • The chamber archives (Swedish: kammararkivet) copy of tax/census records from the years 1669-1679, 1681-1687, 1726, 1728, 1784-1787, 1790-1792 and 1810-1820 (archive holder = Mantalslängder 1642-1820 Hallands län 1669-1820)
  • Land office's  (Swedish: landskontorets) copy of tax/census records 1674-1820 (scattered years)
  • 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


  • 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)
  • 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")

Prison and arrest

  • Fängelset i Halmstad
  • Kriminalvårdsanstalten i Halmstad
  • Varbergs straffängelse
  • Falkenberg stadshäkte
  • Faurås häradshäkte
  • Fjäre häradshäkte
  • Halmstad häradshäkte
  • Halmstad stadshäkte
  • Höks häradshäkte
  • Kungsbacka kronohäkte
  • Kungsbacka stadshäkte
  • Laholms stadshäkte
  • Varbergs kronohäkte
  • Varbergs stadshäkte
  • Viske häradshäkte
  • Årstads häradshäkte
  • Lists of prisoners (from the Office of the Chancellor of Justice) 1750-1825

Sailor records (Swedish: Sjömanshus)

  • Sjömanshuset i Falkenberg from the earliest times to the year 1939
  • Sjömanshuset i Halmstad from the earliest times to about the year 1942
  • Sjömanshuset i Varberg from the earliest times to about the year 1942

Aerial photographs

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

Other records

  • Post room lists (Swedish: brevdiarier) for Land office (Swedish: landskansli och landskontor) from the earliest times to about the year 1800
  • Miscellaneous offical documents from the towns

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  • Protocols concerning property deals (restored from Svea Hovrätt) 1701-1750



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