It is with great pleasure that I am able to share for the first time the land register books of Alt Damerow in Kreis Stolp. These mortgage and land deeds go back to the early 1800s and chronicle the history of the and and its owners, also occasionally bringing to light any inheritance matters, and […]

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I was in receipt of the citizen’s register from Landsberg an der Warthe this week. It’s a very small document in comparison to most records, but it contains hundreds of entries with birth dates and civil information such as birth dates, professions, and places of origin. While the register was completed in 1822, it contains […]

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Kreis Kolberg-Körlin, Pomerania

The Kreis page for Kolberg-Körlin has been updated and now contains a list of all of the major locations for cities and most (if not all) smaller communities. Please feel free to navigate to it through the place list and find quick conversions between the German and Polish place names. If you are aware of […]

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Having trouble finding your ancestors from Pomerania? You might want to look at Metryki.Genbaza.pl and the PTG’s website. Easy to follow directions for registration are found on this site here. Metryki.Genbaza.pl is where scans from the Koszalin and Gdansk archives are uploaded for genealogist access. According to new Polish rules at the archives, each book […]

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http://pom-wpru.kerntopf.com/index.htm I can’t believe I forgot to include one of the most relevant databases for family research in the areas surrounding Danzig. Click on the link above to find place names and which registry offices they were a part of. It is a great resource. Go check it out!

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Hi, friends. The time has come where I am seeking out volunteers to manage information about specific Kreises in Pomerania. The task is far too great for me to compile in the time I have, and I am looking for people who wouldn’t mind typing up summaries about each Kreis. The purpose is to help […]

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From both the Kirchenbücher and the Standesamt, you will find the death registry for Groß Brüskow and Besow from Kreise Stolp and Schlawe online here for these selected years: Groß Bruskow: Kirchenbücher Deaths 1869-1874 Groß Bruskow: Kirchenbücher Deaths 1909-1946 Groß Bruskow: Standesamt Deaths 1891-1892 Groß Bruskow: Standesamt Deaths 1900-1911 More future downloads will become available […]

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Thanks to one person in particular, I will be able to provide you with the death records from Groß Brüskow for the years 1869-1874, 1891-1892, and 1900-1946 for both church and civil records. (Kirchenbücher and Standesamt documents.) Since the Koszalin Archive documents disappeared from online, I have not spent much time maintaining this site. My […]

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Dear followers, my apologies to this recent development. It seems that the Koszalin Archives have yet again removed a large portion of their church books from the internet. I have put in a request to Pommern-L to see if there is any information available about this. If this uploading/removing trend continues, I will begin to […]

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