Don't count on a white Christmas in Sweden Did you know that only 15% of Swedes can count on a white Christmas? I grew up with the risk of snow between October and May, so this was a surprise to me. My childhood winters in central Sweden looked like in the photo above from Uppland in 1908.
Church of Sweden You might have read that church records are important genealogy sources in Sweden. Isn't that a little unreliable? There is an explanation. Until July 1991 the Church of Sweden handled civil registration in Sweden. It might seem odd that an external organization handled
After a long, hot summer in Sweden the snow looks lovely. Brita Edhlund with her daughter Tyra 1907 in Östhammar, Stockholm County (currently Uppsala County).
The old man Fredriksson. Possibly in Funbo Parish, Uppsala County.
Two women at Bredgränd 11, Uppsala, Uppsala County around 1898.
Four students and two girls at restaurant Flustret, Uppsala before 1896. The restaurant has been open since 1842.
”Surgery” at Östhammar hospital, Uppsala County, 1916.
Rowing in style in the inner harbor of Öregrund, Öregrund Parish, Uppsala County, 1910.
Showing off your best hat on the bridge. In Uppsala County 1912. The church in the background is either in Skäfthammar or Hökhuvud, both in Östhammar municipality.