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Gliwice,  Poland
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Gliwice is located in Poland.
Record Description
Record Type Roman Catholic Church Books
Collection years: 1599-1976
Languages: Polish, German
Title in the Language: Polska, Gliwice Rzymskokatolickie książki, r. 1599-1976 n.e.
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This collection includes records from 1599-1976.

This collection contains images of church books containing baptisms and births, marriages, burials and deaths for the parishes in the Gliwice Roman Catholic Dioceses of Poland. The records are written in German and Polish. Availability of birth records end in 1912, marriage records in 1937, and death records in 1982.

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  • Date of marriage

Death

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  • Names of parents or spouse
  • Date of death
  • Gender of deceased

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