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What’s New on the History Pages

2022-01-10 New page on Swedish road history and farmers' road maintenance obligations. Also a new page on inns and stage services, i.e. the farmers' stage-keeping obligation:: Swedish Road History Inns and Stage Services 2021-12-05 A new page about the clergy family and Ytterlännäs parish in southern Ångermanland, Sweden: Clergy Family Hornaeus, Ytterlännäs 2021-11-14 The page about the Swedish Monetary System has been updated with a chapter about the History of Swedish Banking: History of Swedish Banking 2021-10-05 A new page about poor relief in Sweden in the past: Poor Relief in the Past 2021-09-15 A new page about health care and diseases in the past: Health Care and Diseases in the Past 2021-09-07 A new page explaining the use of so-called owner’s marks and is showing some of the owner’s marks my ancestors have used in the past: Owner’s Marks, Sweden 2021-09-07 A new page about “Sörkörare”, which is about the northern peasants’ southbound sales travels during winters down to Stockholm and the cities around Lake Mälaren to sell their farm produce. These farmers are known as “Sörkörare”: Sörkörare - Northern Peasants’ Sales Trips South 2021-08-31 The page on the History of the Swedish School Systems has been supplemented with a new page on Small Schools and Lesser Elementary Schools: Small Schools and Lesser Elementary Schools Images from schools in Sweden in the past 2021-08-29 The page on the History of the Swedish School Systems has been supplemented with a new page on Monitorial teaching, i.e. the teaching method used during the 19th century in the first decades of the Swedish elementary school (Folkskolan), which was based on abler older pupils, so-called monitors, tutoring younger pupils who were divided into smaller groups: : The Monitorial System 2021-08-24 A new page about the Swedish land reforms storskifte, enskifte, and laga skifte and the redistribution of land following: Swedish Land Reforms 2021-08-15 A new page about the concept of “Kunglig Majestät” (Kungl. Maj:t) - King in Council - and other similar terms, Sweden: Concept of “Kunglig Majestät" 2021-08-12 A new page about the history of the county divisions of Norrland, Sweden: County Divisions of Norrland 2021-08-11 A new page about “The Conception of Socken, Sweden” and its dual purposes as both a church parish and the body of local administration (parish council): The Conception of Socken, Sweden 2021-07-02 The page about “Witch Trials in Torsåker, Sweden, 1674” has been extended with a new page about the court proceedings in the Hammar district court in the fall of 1674: Witchcraft Court Proceedings in Hammar District Court in 1674 2021-06-06 A new page about “Citizenship and Passports - Sweden”. It contains the history behind citizenship and passports in Sweden: Citizenship and Passports - Sweden 2021-05-14 A new page about “History of the Swedish Customs Service and Coast Guard”. It contains the history of the Swedish Customs Service and Coast Guard and their staff, uniforms, tolls, etc.: History of Swedish Customs Service and Coast Guard 2021-05-01 A new page about “History of Swedish Lighthouse and Pilotage Services”. It contains the history of Swedish lighthouses and their staff, uniforms, etc. It also contains the history of Swedish pilotage services and their staff, uniforms, etc: History of Swedish Lighthouse and Pilotage Services 2021-03-31 A new page about “History of Railways in Sweden”. It contains the construction of railways with the navvies, main lines, railway occupations, railway uniforms, locomotives (steam and electric), the Iron Ore Line, and many, many images: History of Railways in Sweden 2021-02-06 A new page about “History of Swedish Log Driving”. The page goes also into logging and sawmills: History of Swedish Log Driving 2020-06-05 The page “Swedish/English dictionary - Genealogy terms, occupations etc” has been updated with more terms: Swedish/English dictionary - Genealogy terms, occupations etc Top of Page

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History Hans Högman
Copyright © Hans Högman 2020-05-28

What’s New on the History Pages

2022-01-10 New page on Swedish road history and farmers' road maintenance obligations. Also a new page on inns and stage services, i.e. the farmers' stage- keeping obligation:: Swedish Road History Inns and Stage Services 2021-12-05 A new page about the clergy family and Ytterlännäs parish in southern Ångermanland, Sweden: Clergy Family Hornaeus, Ytterlännäs 2021-11-14 The page about the Swedish Monetary System has been updated with a chapter about the History of Swedish Banking: History of Swedish Banking 2021-10-05 A new page about poor relief in Sweden in the past: Poor Relief in the Past 2021-09-15 A new page about health care and diseases in the past: Health Care and Diseases in the Past 2021-09-07 A new page explaining the use of so-called owner’s marks and is showing some of the owner’s marks my ancestors have used in the past: Owner’s Marks, Sweden 2021-09-07 A new page about “Sörkörare”, which is about the northern peasants’ southbound sales travels during winters down to Stockholm and the cities around Lake Mälaren to sell their farm produce. These farmers are known as “Sörkörare”: Sörkörare - Northern Peasants’ Sales Trips South 2021-08-31 The page on the History of the Swedish School Systems has been supplemented with a new page on Small Schools and Lesser Elementary Schools: Small Schools and Lesser Elementary Schools Images from schools in Sweden in the past 2021-08-29 The page on the History of the Swedish School Systems has been supplemented with a new page on Monitorial teaching, i.e. the teaching method used during the 19th century in the first decades of the Swedish elementary school (Folkskolan), which was based on abler older pupils, so-called monitors, tutoring younger pupils who were divided into smaller groups: : The Monitorial System 2021-08-24 A new page about the Swedish land reforms storskifte, enskifte, and laga skifte and the redistribution of land following: Swedish Land Reforms 2021-08-15 A new page about the concept of “Kunglig Majestät (Kungl. Maj:t) - King in Council - and other similar terms, Sweden: Concept of “Kunglig Majestät" 2021-08-12 A new page about the history of the county divisions of Norrland, Sweden: County Divisions of Norrland 2021-08-11 A new page about “The Conception of Socken, Sweden” and its dual purposes as both a church parish and the body of local administration (parish council): The Conception of Socken, Sweden 2021-07-02 The page about “Witch Trials in Torsåker, Sweden, 1674” has been extended with a new page about the court proceedings in the Hammar district court in the fall of 1674: Witchcraft Court Proceedings in Hammar District Court in 1674 2021-06-06 A new page about “Citizenship and Passports - Sweden”. It contains the history behind citizenship and passports in Sweden: Citizenship and Passports - Sweden 2021-05-14 A new page about “History of the Swedish Customs Service and Coast Guard”. It contains the history of the Swedish Customs Service and Coast Guard and their staff, uniforms, tolls, etc.: History of Swedish Customs Service and Coast Guard 2021-05-01 A new page about “History of Swedish Lighthouse and Pilotage Services”. It contains the history of Swedish lighthouses and their staff, uniforms, etc. It also contains the history of Swedish pilotage services and their staff, uniforms, etc: History of Swedish Lighthouse and Pilotage Services 2021-03-31 A new page about “History of Railways in Sweden”. It contains the construction of railways with the navvies, main lines, railway occupations, railway uniforms, locomotives (steam and electric), the Iron Ore Line, and many, many images: History of Railways in Sweden 2021-02-06 A new page about “History of Swedish Log Driving”. The page goes also into logging and sawmills: History of Swedish Log Driving 2020-06-05 The page “Swedish/English dictionary - Genealogy terms, occupations etc” has been updated with more terms: Swedish/English dictionary - Genealogy terms, occupations etc Top of Page

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