The Åland Islands (or Åland) are an autonomous archipelago between Sweden and Finland. A predominantly Swedish-speaking province of Finland, Åland is comprised of a few large islands and nearly 10,000 smaller ones. Åland has a unique history. It was ceded to Russia by Sweden in 1809. In 1854, a combined British/French fleet took the islands, […] […]
As today’s MyHeritage free collection is Finland related – https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10509/finland-church-census-pre-confirmation-books-1657-1915, I decided this fit perfectly. I am doing a separate post on the free collection in four hours.