Genealogy

The House of Nobility is in possession of the personal information of all Finnish noblemen since the Middle Ages. The Chief Genealogist is responsible for constantly updating the pedigrees and coordinating the research and publication activities at the House of Nobility.

Questions concerning the nobility in Finland can be addressed to Chief Genealogist at genealog@riddarhuset.fi.

The library of the House of Nobility

The special library of the House of Nobility is open for researchers. The items cannot be loaned, but books and documents can be freely studied at the library. The library collection includes books on genealogy as well as biographies, family histories, member catalogues and directories of nobility from different countries. The collection also includes heraldic reference works as well as all the minutes of the meetings of the Noble Estate from the diets organised in Finland. The library is open on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Please book a visit by contacting the Amanuensis by phone +358 10 411 7264 or by e-mail amanuens@riddarhuset.fi.

 

 

Ritarikatu 1
FI-00170 Helsinki

 

+358 10 411 7260
kansli@riddarhuset.fi

 

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