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Title: Historical Maps of Sweden
Whether you are working in Swedish church, taxation, or military records, there are lots of references to the places where people lived. With this information, you can try to look up the place on a historical map (a map that was created close to the time period.)
To see the place where your ancestor lived, on a map that was created in the time period they lived, is really exciting. The information you see on the map can be used in your research strategy or to enhance your family history. A huge amount of historical maps have survived in Sweden. Find the desired time period on the table below to see what type of historical map you need.Use the links in the Tools area to when you do the actual searching.
- Scales on Maps
- Linear Measurments in Sweden
- Word List for Historical Maps
- Lantmäteriet Website (direct link)
- Krigsarkivet Website (direct link)
- ? SVAR Historical Maps
Types of Historical Maps
|Name||Time Period||Number of Maps|
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|early 1700's - 1750||Unknown|
|1750's - 1820||40,000|
|1803 - 1827||Unknown|
|1828 - 1926||Unknown|
|1600's - early 1800's||35,000|
Category: Sweden, Category Historical Maps in Sweden
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