Belgium, Antwerp, Police Immigration (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
{{Incomplete Title Translations}}Please put translated title in '''Dutch''' here. <br>Please put translated title in '''Flemish''' here. <br>Please put translated title in '''French''' here. <br>Please put translated title in '''German''' here.
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België, Antwerpen, Politie Immigratie <br>Please put translated title in '''Flemish''' here. <br>Belgique, Anvers, police de l'immigration <br>Belgien, Antwerpen, Police Immigration
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
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.
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This Collection will include records from 1840-1930<br>
  
For a list of file numbers and years currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/2023926/waypoints Browse].  
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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.
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For a list of file numbers and years currently published in the Belgium, Antwerp, Police Immigration, 1840-1930 collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/2023926/waypoints Browse].  
  
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
  
 
{{Collection citation
 
{{Collection citation
| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Belgium, Antwerp Police. Immigration Index and Records. Stadsarchief, Antwerp, Belgium.<!--bibdescend-->
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| text=Belgium, Antwerp Police. Immigration Index and Records. Stadsarchief, Antwerp, Belgium.}}  
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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== Record Content  ==
 
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=== Record Content  ===
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[[Image:Belgium Antwerp Police Immigration Index (08-0149) DGS 4331460 603.jpg|thumb|right]]  
 
[[Image:Belgium Antwerp Police Immigration Index (08-0149) DGS 4331460 603.jpg|thumb|right]]  
  
The key genealogical facts found on most of the records are:  
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These records may contain the following information:  
  
*Name
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*Surname and given name
*Place of birth (for some years)
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*Year of immigration
*Place of origin (for some years)
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*Place of immigration
*File number
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*Former residence
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*Departure date from former residence
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*Date of registration in town of birth
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*Occupation
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*Nationality
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*New residence
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*Date and place of death
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*Changes of residence within the municipality
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*Notes
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== How to Use the Records  ==
 
== How to Use the Records  ==
  
Begin your search with the indexes and follow the steps blow.  
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Belgium, Antwerp Police Immigration Index, 1840-1930<br> '''To search this collection using the 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.  
  
=== How to Use the Index to Locate Original Records of Film  ===
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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.
  
*After locating the indexed entry for an individual write down the “file number” that appears on the entry.
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<br> Belgium, Antwerp, Police Immigration, 1840-1930<br> '''To browse this collection you will need to follow this series of links:'''<br>⇒ Select the ''"Browse"'' link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the ''"File Numbers and Year"'' category which takes you to the images<br>
*View the list of microfilm on the FamilySearch Library Catalog page titled “Vreemdelingendossiers (Antwerpen), 1840-1930,” by clicking [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1020364 " here]
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*Scroll down to the “Film Notes” section, and on down beyond the first six film titles. These are films that contain indexes that you have already searched on-line.
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Find the folder that contains the file number that was found in the index. This is where you will find your ancestor.
*Ignore much of the film description information found on each line, and focus on the two numbers that follow "nr."  
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*Locate the line containing two such numbers that bracket the “file number” recorded in Step 1 above. '''Note: '''In some cases, “nr.” appears only once in a film description, and the two immediately-following numbers comprise the relevant “file number” range. In other cases, “nr.” appears twice in a film description, in which case each of the two numbers that follow “nr.”--although not adjacent to each other--comprise the “file number” range.
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Look at the images one by one 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.  
*The correct film number is found in the column to the right of the film description explained in Step 5 above. Use this number to order the film.&nbsp;
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*When you are viewing the film, scroll through the document to locate the “file number” recorded in Step 1 to see the desired dossier.
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
*Year and place of origin in the indexes can give clues to further information about the birth of the individual and possibly parents.
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Belgium, Antwerp, Police Immigration (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched in found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
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"Belgium, Antwerp Police Immigration Index, 1840-1939," images, ''FamilySearch''(https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-28168-6569-28?cc=2023926&amp;wc=MMSQ-P65:n1776671618&nbsp;: accessed June 14, 2012), nr. 23547-23935, 1867-1868 &gt; Image 17 and 18 of 1058, Antoine Hubert Simons, immigration certificate of residence dated 19 July 1867; citing Rjiksarchief te Antwerpen. Belgium, Antwerp Police Immigration Index. Antwerp City Archive, Antwerp, Belgium.
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched in found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]  
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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

België, Antwerpen, Politie Immigratie
Please put translated title in Flemish here.
Belgique, Anvers, police de l'immigration
Belgien, Antwerpen, Police Immigration

Record Description

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.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

Belgium, Antwerp Police. Immigration Index and Records. Stadsarchief, Antwerp, Belgium.

Record Content

Belgium Antwerp Police Immigration Index (08-0149) DGS 4331460 603.jpg

These records may contain the following information:

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

How to Use the Records

Belgium, Antwerp Police Immigration Index, 1840-1930
To search this collection using the 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.


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.

Look at the images one by one 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.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched in found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.