As of today, the entire 1930 Danish census (3.5 million records) is available online. This is thanks to our partnership with the National Archives of Denmark to index and digitize over 120 million records including all available Danish census records from 1787-1930 and Parish records from 1646 to 1915, all of which will be released during 2015 and 2016.
We've also added the Swedish Household Examination Rolls from 1880-1920, which includes 54 million records with 5 million color images, of which 22 million records are already available online. The remaining records are scheduled to go online before the end of June 2015.The background and details of this announcement is contained in a blog post on MyHeritage.com entitled, "MyHeritage puts exclusive Scandinavian records online." The blog post explains as follows:
As we announced in December, MyHeritage has entered into an agreement with the National Archives of Denmark to digitize and index over 120 million records, including all available Danish census records from 1787-1930 and Parish records from 1646 to 1915. As of today the entire 1930 Danish census (3.5 million records) is available online! The remaining censuses and Parish records will be released during 2015 and 2016.
The 1930 Danish census is a treasure trove of historical information, for anyone whose families originated in the region. It covers Denmark as well as Greenland and the Faroe Islands.One of the most important record sets added to MyHeritage.com are the Swedish Household Examination Roles, 1880 – 1920. Here is a description of those records:
The household examination rolls are the primary register of the Swedish church, listing the residents of each parish, their families, and important life events such as births, marriages and deaths. The collection includes 54 million records with 5 million color images of which 22 million records are already available online. The remaining records are scheduled to go online before the end of June 2015.
Below is a map of Sweden showing those counties in bold orange whose records have been added today. Here's some notes about the map:MyHeritage.com Swedish records to find previously unknown family members in Sweden. We will both be looking forward to the future additions to the MyHeritage.com collections. Remember that when you have a family tree on MyHeritage.com, the program itself will use the effective Record Match and Record Detective technology to find appropriate records for your ancestors.
- Västra Götaland: In 1997 this county was formed by merging the three counties of Göteborg och Bohus, Älvsborg, and Skaraborg.
- Dalarna: In 1997 this county was renamed from Kopparberg.
- Skåne: In 1997 this county was formed by merging the two counties of Kristianstad and Malmöhus.