Spain, Province of Ciudad Real, Municipal Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Spain, Province of Ciudad Real, Municipal Records, 1519-1527
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|Cuidad Real, Spain|
|Flag of the Kingdom of Spain|
|Flag of Ciudad Real Province|
|Location of Cuidad Real, Spain|
|Location of Spain|
|Record Type:||Municipal Record|
|Title in the Language:||España, Provincia de Ciudad Real, Registros Municipales|
|Archivo Histórico Provincial de Cuidad Real|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection includes the 1519 and 1527 census records for the city and parish of Almadén in the province of Ciudad Real.
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For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Spain, Municipal Records - FamilySearch Historical Records.
Reading These Records[edit | edit source]
These records are written in Spanish. For help reading them see:
- Spanish Genealogical Word List
- BYU Spanish Script Tutorial
- FamilySearch Learning Center videos:
If you speak Spanish, the following free online lesson may be helpful to learn how to use the information in these records:
- Registros Civiles y Parroquiales – Spanish
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To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Nationality or place of origin
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
For additional details about these records and help using them see Spain, Municipal Records - FamilySearch Historical Records.
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- Name of the person
- Approximate date of the event
Search the Index[edit | edit source]
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View the Images[edit | edit source]
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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]
- Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names
- Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church records Spain Catholic Church Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
- Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family
- Use the marital status (whether a divorce or death dissolved a marriage) to identify previous marriages
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add any new information to your records*Generally the ages of the adults are given and often those of children are also included
- When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct
- Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have lived in the same area or a nearby area
I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- A boundary change could have occurred that changed where records were kept. If you are unable to find your ancestor(s) in these civil registers, then try searching in the areas surrounding Cuidad Real
- Church records are also a good substitute when birth, marriage, and death records can’t be found or are unavailable
- Or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records with the help of Spain Emigration and Immigration
- Check for variants of given names, surnames, and place names. Transcription errors could occur in any handwritten record; also, it was not uncommon for an individual be listed under a nickname or an abbreviation of their name. Click here for a list of Spanish name abbreviations
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Spain.
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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