Brno Moravian Land Archives, Czechia
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Moravský zemský archiv v Brně - Moravian Land Archive in Brno
Tel.: +420 533 317 534
Open Monday & Wednesday - 9:00am to 6:00pm; Tuesday & Thursday - 9:00am to 4:00pm. Closed during the month of July.
- Actapublica.eu Website of the Brno Moravian Land Archives
- Using Online Czech Records: Brno Moravian Land Archives - online class
- Brno Moravian Land Archives, Czech Republic Church Records - written instructions
- Brno Archive Online - Written instruction, Activity, Answer Key
- Brno and Litoměřice Digitized Image Website Wordlist - necessary for interpreting abbreviations used by the archive website
Writing for Civil Registration and Church Records
If you need civil registration records, you will usually need to write for them, because they are recent enough to fall within privacy restrictions. You might also need church records which are not yet online because of privacy. Records too private to be posted online yet are still available to close family members for genealogical purposes. Instructions for writing are found in the article Czech Republic Letter Writing Guide. Here you will find a form letter for requesting records. More complicated requests can be written in English. You will also find information on the process for paying for the certificates.
- Brno Moravian Land Archives, Czech Republic Census Records - Instructions
- 1800 - 1990 - Czech Republic Censuses and Inhabitant Registers, 1800-1990 - at FamilySearch Historical Records - free, browsable images.
- Czech Republic Censuses and Inhabitant Registers - FamilySearch Historical Records - Information and instructions