Links

Websites for Swedish Genealogy

Archives in Sweden

Gävle Stadsarkiv (Gävle City Archive)

Krigsarkivet (Military Archive Stockholm)

Landsarkiv Göteborg (Regional Archive Göteborg)

Landsarkivet Härnösand (Regional Archive Härnosand)

Landsarkivet Lund (Regional Archive Lund)

Landsarkivet Uppsala (Regional Archive Uppsala)

Landsarkivet Vadstena (Regional Archive Vadstena)

Landsarkivet Visby (Regional Archive Visby)

Landsarkivet Östersund (Regional Archive Östersund)

Malmö Stadsarkiv (Malmö City Archive)

Nordiska Museet (Museum and Archive of Cultural History)

Norrköping Stadsarkiv (Norrköping City Archive)

Regionarkivet Göteborg (Göteborg City and Region Archive)

Riksarkivet Arninge (National Archive in Arninge)

Riksarkivet Marieberg (National Archives Marieberg)

Stockholm Stadsarkiv /Landsarkiv (City and Regional Archive in Stockholm)

SVAR Ramsele (Publishing Division of National Archives)

Värmlandsarkiv (Värmland Regional Archive)

Örebro Stadsarkiv (Örebro City Archive)

 

Archives in U.S.A.

Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research (Houston)

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA Archive)

Family History Library (Salt Lake City)

Genealogy Center (Allen County Public Library)

Library of Congress (Washington DC)

Midwest Genealogy Center  (Mid-Continent Public Library)

Nordic Family Genealogy Center (Swedish American Museum, Chicago)

The Newberry Swedish Genealogy  (Newberry Research Library, Chicago)

U. S. National Archives – Resources for Genealogists (Washington DC)

Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center (Rock Island, IL)

 

Bookstores in Sweden

Antikvariet.net

Bokbörsen

Rönnells Antikvariet

Svenska Antikvarietförening (Used Book Seller Society with links)

 

Census

SVAR 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910 (with subscription to SVAR)

1890 Swedish Census Free (Norrbotten, Västerbotten, Västernorrland, Jämtland, Värmland)

 

Church Records (Online Access)

Ancestry World Edition (subscription – digital images from microfilm)

Arkiv Digital (subscription, available at Family History Centers – digital images in color)

FamilySearch.org (access for members of LDS church, available at Family History Centers – digital images from microfilm)

MyHeritage (Household Examinations 1880 – 1920)

Riksarkivet SVAR (subscription – digital images from microfilm)

 

Databases

Demographic Database Southern Sweden

DISByt (Föreningen DIS)

Indiko (Demographic Database Umeå University)

Släktdata

Statistiska Centralbyrån (Statistics Sweden)

 

Dictionaries

Historical

1788. Widegren, Gustaf. Svenskt och Engelskt Lexicon,  at 1788 Swedish English Dictionary

1814. Wahrman, Sven Niclas. Swedish, German, French, English, in Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD

1829. Deleen, Carl. Swedish and English Pocket Dictionarey, PDF for free through Google Books at Swedish and English Pocket Dictionary

1850-1855. Dalin, Anders Fredrik. Ordbok Öfver svenska språket. Vol I–II, 1850–1855 provided by Wisberg.se at Dalins Ordbok

1872. Öman, V.E. Svensk-Engelsk Hand-Ordbok, PDF for free through Google Books at Svensk – Engelsk Hand – Ordbok

1889. Björkman, Carl Gustaf. Svensk engelsk ordbok, PDF for free through Google Books at Svensk – Engelsk Ordbok

Swedish Genealogical Word List (FamilySearch Wiki)

Latin Genealogical Word List (FamilySearch Wiki)

Modern

Folkets Lexikon

Nordstedt English – Swedish, Swedish – English

Svenska Akademiens Ordbok

 

Directories (Modern)

Birthday.se

Eniro

Gula Sidorna

Hitta

Ratsit

 

Emigration Databases

Castle Garden (New York 1855 – 1890)

Ellis Island

Emigrant.se

Emiweb

Migrationsregistret (between Germany and Sweden 1866 – 1914)

Swedish Emigration Records (subscription – available through Ancestry.com)

The House of Migrants (Migranternas Hus, Alfta)

The Ships List

Utvandrarnas Hus

Over Öresund / Över Öresund

 

Forums (for Questions and Answers)

Anbytarforum (Sveriges Släktforskarförbund)

Sweden Genealogy Research on facebook (FamilySearch Group)

Sweden and Swedish Ancestry Group (Genealogy Wise)

SweGGate Research Forum

Sweden Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

 

Gazetteers

Parish Locator (Släktdata)

Geografiskt statistiskt handlexikon öfver sverige (Rosenberg)

Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna

National Arkivdatabas

Ortnamnsregistret

Swedish Parish Pages (FamilySearch Wiki)

 

Genealogy 

Cyndi’s List Sweden

Finding Your Swedish Roots (Rötter)

Sweden Genealogylinks.net

SweGGate (Rootsweb)

 

Graves

Graves Database (Graver.se)

Graves Database (Finngraven.se)

Stockholm Graves (Hittagraven)

Göteborg Graves (Svenska kyrkan)

 

Göteborg

Göteborgs tomtägare 1637 – 1807

 

Handwriting 

Gothic Alphabet Examples (PDF)

Gothic Handwriting Tool (Tydatext.se)

 

History

Swedish Historical Timeline

 

Language

Guide to pronunciation

 

Libraries

Brandel Library (North Park University Chicago)

Digital Collections National Library of Sweden (Kungliga Bibliotek)

Libris  (with the Swedish National Library)

Lund University Library

National Library of Sweden (Stockholm)

Sondera (NAD, Libris, and SMDB)

Stockholm University Library

Uppsala University Library

 

Malmö

See Demografisk Databas Södra Sverige (DDSS)

 

Maps

Parish Locator Map (Släktdata)

1890 County Maps showing the Parishes (Memmingsforskarna)

Atlas of Regional Divisions 1992 (SCB Statistiska Centralbyrån Maps)

Historical Maps (Historiska kartor – Lantmäteriet)

National Maps and Survey Office (Lantmäteriet)

National Atlas of Sweden (Thematic Atlas)

Omnimap for Sweden

Subdivisions of Sweden into Regions, Provinces, and Counties

Stadskartan

Swedish Aero-maps

Vöbam (Old images)

 

Military

Centrala Soldatregistret (Linköping University)

Centrala Soldatregistret

Garnisonsmuseet

Krigsarkivet (The National Military Archive)

Statistiskt Sammandrag af Svenska Indelningsverket by C. Grill. Digitized by Arkiv Digital, (part 1) AID: v792653.b40, (part 2) v792654.b30, (part 3) v792655.b30, (part 4) v792656.b30, (index) v792967.b40.s1

The Allotment System (Hans Högman)

 

Names

About Swedish Names

Nordic Given Names (FamilySeach Wiki)

Nordic Names

 

Newspapers

Historical Newspapers (Kungliga Bibliotek)

Nordstjernan

 

Orphanages

Orphanages in Sweden (FamilySearch Wiki)

Stockholm Allmännabarnhus 1800 – 1917 (Stockholm City Archive)

 

Periodicals

Personhistoriska samfundet

Släkt och Hävd (Genealogiska Föreningen)

Släkthistorisk Forum (Sveriges Släktforskarförbund)

 

Professionals

Elisabeth Thorsells hemsida

Hans Högmans Släktforskning

ICAPGen Researchers for Sweden

ProGenealogists Sweden

 

Societies

Sweden

DIS Genealogical Society of Sweden

Genealogiska Föreningen

G-gruppen (Society focused on migration between Sweden and Europe)

Member Societies (Sveriges Släktforskarförbund)

The Federation of Swedish Genealogical Societies (Sveriges Släktforskarförbund English Site)

Släktdata

Sveriges Släktforskarförbund (Federation Swedish Site – Rötter)

United States

Nordic Genealogical Society of Southern California

Societies in the U.S. by Map (USGen Web)

Swedes in Texas

Swedish Ancestry Research Association (North East U.S.)

Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado

Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota

Swedish Roots in Oregon

 

Stockholm

Mantalslängder 1760 (Stockholm City Archive)

Mantalslängder 1810 (Stockholm City Archive)

Mantals Register 1800 – 1884 (Stockholm City Archive)

Mantals Register (1821 – 1829)

Mantals Register 1855

Mantalsuppgifter 1835, 1845, 1860, 1870 (Stockholm City Archive)

Mantalsregister 1909

Parish Record Indexes (Stockholm City Archive)

Rotemansarkiv 1878 – 1926 (Stockholm City Archive)

Stockholmskällan

Stockholms Stadsarkiv (Stockholm City Archive)

Stockholm Stadsmuseet

Tidigmoderna Konkurser 1687 – 1849 (Bankruptcy files)

 

Walloons

Bruks-wiki

Vallonättlingar