Politibarnhus in Stockholm, Sweden

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The Politibarnhus which was run by the Politiekollegium of Stockholm existed between the early 1700’s and 1785 in Danviken. In 1785 the orphanage was combined with the Stora Barnhus to become the Allmänna Barnhus. The politibarnhus accepted children between the ages of 2 and 5 years old.


The records for this orphanage span between 1742 and 1785. The original records are kept in the Stockholm City Archive. The series is: D II:a1 through D II:a3 in the Politikollegiets Arkiv. See even: Bihang III: Rullor över understödsbarn 1769-1783


Stockholm Stadsarkiv. Register över barnhemsarkiv. Stockhholm City Website, May 2013

Riksarkivet. Barnhuset i Stockholm. Riksarkivet Website, May 2013