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Title in the Language of the Record

België, Antwerpen, Politie Immigratie (Dutch/Flemish)
Belgique, Anvers, police de l'immigration (French)

Record Description

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Belgium, Antwerp Police I...igration Index, 1840-1930.

These records are in Dutch, Flemish or French. This Collection will include records from 1840-1930

The collection consists of files kept by the Antwerp City Police on foreign nationals residing in the city. The files may contain documents from a later period. Family name, given name, birth date (or age), residence, nationality, and occupation are included. For the index to these records, see the collection: Belgium, Antwerp Police Immigration Index, 1840-1930. The indexes are handwritten on pre-printed forms.

For a list of file numbers and years currently published in the Belgium, Antwerp, Police Immigration, 1840-1930 collection, select the Browse. link from the collection landing page.

Record Content

These records may contain the following information:

  • Surname and given name
  • Year of immigration
  • Place of immigration

How to Use the Records

For the collection Belgium, Antwerp Police Immigration Index, 1840-1930:

To search by index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

This is an index to the Belgium, Antwerp, Police Immigration, 1840-1930 collection. Be sure and copy down the file number next to your ancestor's name so you can locate the record.

For the collection Belgium, Antwerp, Police Immigration, 1840-1930:

To browse this collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "File Numbers and Year " category which takes you to the images

Find the folder that contains the file number that was found in the index. This is where you will find your ancestor.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Dutch, Flemish or French. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

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Don't overlook FHL Place Belgium, Antwerpen items or FHL Keyword Belgium, Antwerpen items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.

Known Issues with This Collection

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Citations for This Collection


When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

"Belgium, Antwerp, Police Immigration, 1840-1930." Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing Stadspolitie. Rijksarchief te Antwerpen.


Image Citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Belgium, Antwerp Police I...igration Index, 1840-1930.

 

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