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1. Go to the Historiska kartor section of the Lantmäteriet website (Firefox - Jan. 2019) at: [https://historiskakartor.lantmateriet.se/historiskakartor/search.html Historiska kartor].
 
1. Go to the Historiska kartor section of the Lantmäteriet website (Firefox - Jan. 2019) at: [https://historiskakartor.lantmateriet.se/historiskakartor/search.html Historiska kartor].
  
2. In the upper right hand corner, click on the link '''English'''  You can now view the website in English.
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2. The Historical Maps window opens. In the upper right hand corner, click on the link '''English'''  You can now view the website in English.
  
2. You will see 3 search fields on the left side of the screen, and down below the button ”Sök”. It is easier to use the Advanced Search options. To do this, click on the link '''Avancerad sökning'''  
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3. It will be easier to use the Advanced Search options. To do this, click on the link '''Advanced Search'''  
  
3. Make sure the Arkiv:* field is: '''Lantmäterimyndigheternas arkiv''' Select this from the drop down list if needed.
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4. The Advanced Search window opens. Select the Archive you want to see from the drop down list. Usually this will be the '''Regional Archive'''
  
4. Choose a '''Län''':* (County) from the drop down list. For example: Södermanland län or Malmöhus län. If you're not sure of the County name see a list at: [[Counties of Sweden]]<br>
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5. Choose the County from the drop down list. If you're not sure of the County name see a list at: [[Counties of Sweden]]
  
5. Click on the button '''Socken/Arkivserie''' to sort by Socken (parish) instead of Kommun
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6. If you know the Municipality, click on the button '''Municipality''' and then select which Municipality. If you know the Parish, click on the button '''Parish''' and then select which Parish.
  
6. Choose a '''Socken''' (parish) from the dropdown list Socken /Arkivserie:*
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7. If you wish to see a list of all the maps available for your search, then skip this step. Otherwise fill in one or more fields to limit the number of maps.
  
7. If you wish to see a list of all the maps available for the parish, then skip this step. Otherwise fill in one or more fields to limit the number of maps.
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*Select the Region Name.
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*Select the year you want to start the search. It must be greater than 1599.
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*Select the year you want to end the search. It must be less than 1929.
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*Select the type of map you want. For help with translation see the [[Historical Maps of Sweden Word List|Historical Maps of Sweden Word List]].
  
*Traktnamn is the region name.
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8. Then click on the button '''Search'''
*Årtal från is the year you want to start the search. It must be greater than 1599.
 
*Årtal till is the year you want to end the search. It must be less than 1929.
 
*Åtgärd is the type of map you want. For help with translation see the [[Historical Maps of Sweden Word List|Historical Maps of Sweden Word List]].
 
  
8. Then click on the button '''Sök'''
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9. The Search Results window will open. You will see a list with 3 columns.
 
 
9. You will see a list from the search results with 3 columns.
 
  
 
*The first column is a link to the map itself. Click on that link to see the map.
 
*The first column is a link to the map itself. Click on that link to see the map.
 
*The middle column is the '''type of map'''  Not all the items are maps, some are documents. And some documents have maps. For help with translation see the [[Historical Maps of Sweden Word List|Historical Maps of Sweden Word List]].
 
*The middle column is the '''type of map'''  Not all the items are maps, some are documents. And some documents have maps. For help with translation see the [[Historical Maps of Sweden Word List|Historical Maps of Sweden Word List]].
 
*The last column is the year when the map or document was made.
 
*The last column is the year when the map or document was made.
 
To navigate through this list of search results: You can click on the numbers below to select the right page, or click on Nästa (Next), Sista (Last), Föregående (Previous) or Första (First) to move quickly through the list.
 
  
 
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These maps were created between the late 1600's up until about 1750. They show aerial views of cultivation and places of residence.

How to find Geometriska Historical Maps[edit | edit source]

1. Go to the Historiska kartor section of the Lantmäteriet website (Firefox - Jan. 2019) at: Historiska kartor.

2. The Historical Maps window opens. In the upper right hand corner, click on the link English You can now view the website in English.

3. It will be easier to use the Advanced Search options. To do this, click on the link Advanced Search

4. The Advanced Search window opens. Select the Archive you want to see from the drop down list. Usually this will be the Regional Archive

5. Choose the County from the drop down list. If you're not sure of the County name see a list at: Counties of Sweden

6. If you know the Municipality, click on the button Municipality and then select which Municipality. If you know the Parish, click on the button Parish and then select which Parish.

7. If you wish to see a list of all the maps available for your search, then skip this step. Otherwise fill in one or more fields to limit the number of maps.

  • Select the Region Name.
  • Select the year you want to start the search. It must be greater than 1599.
  • Select the year you want to end the search. It must be less than 1929.
  • Select the type of map you want. For help with translation see the Historical Maps of Sweden Word List.

8. Then click on the button Search

9. The Search Results window will open. You will see a list with 3 columns.

  • The first column is a link to the map itself. Click on that link to see the map.
  • The middle column is the type of map Not all the items are maps, some are documents. And some documents have maps. For help with translation see the Historical Maps of Sweden Word List.
  • The last column is the year when the map or document was made.


Other Resources[edit | edit source]


References[edit | edit source]

Ångström, Karl-Ingvar and Johansson, Björn, Kart-forskning Sverige Släktforskarförbunds Handböcker 3, Svärd & Söner, Falköping, 2011

Wikipedia Community, Jordebok, Swedish Wikipedia 2012