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The collection consists of the following records from Stockholm city:
- Orphanage Records, 1713-1890
- Tax Assessments, 1711-1875
- Church Records, 1603-1930
These records are in Swedish.
For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
Citation for This Collection
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- "Sweden, Stockholm City, Miscellaneous Records." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Miscellaneous Records of the Stockholm City Archives.
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The information found in the records varies with each type of record. You may find any of the following:
- Date of event
- Type of event
- Parents names
- Birth, marriage, or death dates and places
- Physical description
- Biographical details
How to Use the Record
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:
- Approximate date of the event
- Parish of residence
Search the Collection
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Archive"
⇒Select the appropriate "Series and title"
⇒Select the appropriate "Volume and year" which takes you to the images.
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
- There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
- You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
- Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
Using the Information
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
Unable to Find Your Ancestor?
- Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for altered or abreviated forms of the names along with nicknames.
- Search the records of nearby parishes and localities.
Help with the Language
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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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