The archives in Gdańsk have digitized the police records for the city of Danzig. The Allensteiner Indexierungsprojekt organized the collection on their website which can be viewed here. The list is quite long, and the card index starts at reference number 10/14/0/5/7000, which can be found towards the bottom. The collection itself is housed on […]

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Most immigration records in some capacity reference individuals looking to leave the country and might provide additional information through passenger lists and grantings of permission to leave. These records for Kreis Belgard entail information on those who either left the German (or Prussian at that time) territory of Belgard. Akten des Landraths-Amts Belgarder Kreise betreffend […]

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The Dworsky surname in Pommern seems to have originated specifically in Wendisch Karstnitz. So far as evidence points to and despite there being some from Greifenberg in Prague in the 1600s. However, no records have been found to substantiate any other existence in Pommern. The map below shows migratory destinations in Schlawe, Stolp, and Lauenburg. […]

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