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Tobolsk Gubernia Websites[edit | edit source]

Use the following links and information to locate websites that may be useful to you in your research.

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Archive of the city of Tobolsk in the Tyumen region "To help a genealogist"[edit | edit source]

An index of documents containing genealogical and biographical information stored in the Tobolsk State Archives. This archival inventory contains information about types of documents held in the Tyumen archive and lists the fond, opis, and delo (archival call numbers) of records for specific locations.

http://www.okorneva.ru/arhiv-g-tobolska-v-tyumenskoy-oblasti/

VGD Forum[edit | edit source]

The Forum at VGD can be a great place to ask questions and read through previous posts to learn more about research in Tobolsk gubernia. Be sure to look for a page for the uyezd, volost, okrug, town, etc. that your ancestor lived in. Area specific pages can be a treasure trove of information and can be a good way to connect with researchers researching in your area - some of which could be potential cousins! The following pages on VGD may be of use to you:

  • https://forum.vgd.ru/499/32080/0.htm
    • Fonds of the Tyumen Archive: lists of records at the Tyumen archive. May be of use to you while you are trying to locate records for your location in the archive