Monthly Archives: December 2016

Glad Lucia! (Happy St. Lucia Day)

Today in celebration of Saint Lucia, Scandinavians will celebrate with lighted processions and special treats. This is the start of the Christmas season and special time for many! Glad Lucia till alla!

Posted in Denmark, Finland, Holiday, Norway, Sweden

Tuesday Quick Tips – Danish Records at

I have enthused about in previous posts, but now there is even more reason to consider a subscription if you are doing Danish research. has recently posted a significant index to Danish records from 1813 to 1923. The index

Posted in Denmark, Records

Hyvää itsenäisyyspäivää! (Happy Independence Day Finland!)

On December 6th Finland celebrates its declaration of independence from the Russian Republic in 1917, best wishes to a great people and a great country!

Posted in Finland

Tuesday Quick Tips – Learning and Doing Good

There is no better way to learn to read old script than to just sit down and start working on it. I am not suggesting for someone who has never read any old scripts to jump into a meaty 17th

Posted in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Records, Sweden
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