While Körlin’s Standesamt survived, only its military church book for the garrison managed to make it to the present day. With such a huge gap in a historic city’s records, looking to the guilds can be a helpful start for understanding who worked in the area. The Schmied guild essentially covers blacksmiths belonging to the guild in Körlin.

This is the Schmied guild’s record book for its journeymen from 1802 until 1859. These smiths are mentioned in parts of Kolberg-Körlin, Belgard, and Köslin–especially in the closely adjoined territories.

 

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