Luxembourg Census Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Luxembourg Census Records, 1843-1900
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|Flag of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg|
|Location of Luxembourg in Europe|
|Record Type:||Census Records|
|Title in the Language:||Luxemburg, Volkszählungen|
|Stadtarchiv Wittenberge (Wittenberge City Archives)|
- 1 What Is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 4 What Do I Do Next?
- 5 Citing This Collection
What Is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains images of the Luxembourg censuses which were taken approximately every three years for the years 1843 to 1900. The records include all household members, places, names, ages (sometimes a full birth date), professions, genders, and marital statuses. Sometimes they also show nationalities, religions, places of birth, and family positions. The text is in French or German.
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
Image Visibility[edit | edit source]
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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]
For help reading the records see the following wiki articles:
Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Luxembourg, Census Records, 1843-1900.|
Sample Image[edit | edit source]
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Ages (sometimes a full birth date)
- Marital Status
- Place and year of birth
- Names of all family members
- Family position
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- Name of the person
- Town where they lived
As you search, look for a record which matches this information.
Search the Index[edit | edit source]
|This collection does not have a searchable index. Only images are available. See View the Images to access them.|
View the Images[edit | edit source]
- Go to the Browse Page for the collection
- Click on the correct Municipality link
- Click on the correct Year (Roll Number) link to open the image viewer
- Use the onscreen controls to move between record images as you look for a match
|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog Luxembourg, Census Records, 1843-1900. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.|
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add any new information to your records
- If available, check the image for additional information
- Analyze the entry to see if it provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family
I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, Now What?[edit | edit source]
- Look for variant spellings of the names along with nicknames and abbreviated names
- Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies may have indexes to local records
- Search the indexes and records of nearby localities
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Luxembourg.
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.