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España, Provincia de Badajoz, Registros Municipales
This collection includes census records for the cities of Fregenal de la Sierra and Higuera la Real in the province of Badajoz. These records pertain to the 1519, 1528, and 1641 census years.
The records are in Spanish; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.
This collection is being published as images become available.
For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Spain, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).
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The information in each record varies by year.
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Census records usually contain the following information:
- Nationality or place of origin
How to Use the Record
Censuses are useful in tracking your ancestor's migration within Spain. Also, use census records to find out the names and information for other family members (siblings of your ancestor, cousins, grandchildren, etc.)
Search the Collection
To search by image:
To search the collection, you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Province" category
⇒ Select the "City or Municipality" category
⇒ Select the "Parish" category
⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.
Search the collection by image, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
For Help Reading These Records
These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
Tips to Keep in Mind
When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
Unable to Find your Ancestor?
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 Asturias.
Or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records:
|FHL Place Spain, Badajoz items or FHL Keyword Spain, Badajoz items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Spain Archives and Libraries.|
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Citations for This Collection
Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.
- "Spain, Province of Badajoz, Municipal Records, 1519-1641." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Historical Municipal Archives, Badajoz, Spain.
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