Sweden, Stockholm City, Prison Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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|Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden|
|Flag of Sweden|
|Location of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden|
|Map of Sweden, 1810-1952|
|Title in the Language:||Sverige, Stockholm Stad, Fängelse Posten|
|Stockholm City Archives|
What Is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
The collection consists of records from Stockholm City prison (Centralfängelset Långholmen and Stockholms läns- och straffängelse) for the years 1844 to 1942.
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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]
These records are written in Swedish. For help reading them see:
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Name of inmate
- Birth date
- Physical description
- Reason for incarceration
- Date of entrance
- Date or release
- Conditions of release
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How Do I Search the Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- Name of the person
- Approximate date of the event
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I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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- Analyze the entry to see if it provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
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