Sweden, Östergötland, Norrköping, Tax Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Sweden
Östergötland County
Norrköping City
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This article describes a collection of records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.
Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden
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Record Description
Record Type Tax
Collection years: 1727-1967
Language: Swedish
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Norrköping City Archives


What Is in This Collection?

The collection consists of tax records for Norrköping city for the years 1670 to 1967.

Reading These Records

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

Collection Content

The records generally contain the following:

  • Name of tax payer
  • Birth date of tax payer
  • Residence within the city
  • Tax year
  • Date tax collected

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How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know;

  • Name of the taxpayer
  • Identifying information such as birth date or residence

View the Images

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  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.

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 index and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives.

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.

Record Finder

Consult the Sweden Record Finder Table to find other records

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.).

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


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, Tax Records, 1727-1862, Index 1914-1967." Database with 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.