Tsarist Russian internal passports #ukraine #russia

Michael Sharp

Does anyone know of any databases of internal passports and travel permits for Tsarist Russia? Birth records prove that my grandfather's family came from the Chernigov oblast in what is now northern Ukraine, but my father said that they came from Odessa. Ideally I would like to trace the family's journey out of Russia - maybe they first travelled south to the port of Odessa, but I don't know

Michael Sharp, Manchester, England

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