Sweden, Östergötland, Norrköping, Norrköpings Minne (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden
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Record Description
Record Type Guild & Deed Registers
Collection years: 1670-1888
Language: Swedish
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Norrköping City Archives

What Is in This Collection?

The collection consists of guild and deed registers for Norrköping city for the years 1670 to 1967 created by P. F. Garström.

Reading These Records

These records are written in Swedish. For help reading these records see the following:

Collection Content

The records may include any of the following:

  • Name
  • Record date
  • Deed owner
  • Type of guild
  • Names of associated members and owners
  • Names of family members
  • Birth and death information
  • Residence or place within the city (usually the parish name)

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • Identifying information such as the residence or age

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select Archive
  2. Select Series and title
  3. Select Volume and year to view the images.

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

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. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.

Research Helps

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Sweden.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives.

What If I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For?

  • Check for variant spellings of the names.
  • Search the records of nearby localities (or military unties, counties, parishes, etc.).

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Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection citation:

"Sweden, Östergötland, Norrköping, Norrköpings Minne, 1670-1888." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Norrköping stadsarkiv [Norrköping City Archives] Norrköping, Sweden.

Image Citation:

The image citation will be available once the collection is published.