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Question #1: The Catalog Notes for many localities in the Province of Granada (Andalucía) include a note in RED that states “Records of Spain, Catastro de Ensenada are available online, click here.” However, I cannot find any records online for these localities. Where can these missing records be found?
Answer #1: If you perform a Catalog search using the Keywords (beta): “Catastro de Ensenada, Granada, online”, you will find a list of approximately 146 localities that will NOT be found online. You can find these records on microfilm following the search, by clicking on the film number of interest, and order the film online to view at a FamilySearch Center. For instructions on ordering microfilm see: Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche.

Question #2: The Catalog Notes for many localities in the Province of Jaén include a note in RED that states “Records of Spain, Catastro de Ensenada are available online, click here.” However, I cannot find any records online for these localities. Where can these missing records be found?

Answer #2: If you perform a Catalog search using the Keywords (beta): “Catastro de Ensenada, Jaén, online”, you will find a list of approximately 17 localities that will NOT be found online. A short list of these missing localities and the associated Film Numbers are provided for your convenience:

Localities
Film Number
Baños de la Encina Film 1458756, 1458757
Beas de Segura Film 1458757, 1789155, 1789186
Bedmar Film 1458757
Begíjar Film 1458757
Bélmez de la Moraleda Film 1458758, 1458759
Cabra del Santo Cristo Film 1458759
Cambil Film 1458759
Campillo de Arenas Film 1458815
Canena Film 1458815
Carchelejo Film 1458815
Castellar de Santisteban Film 1458815
Higuera de Arjona Film 1458848
Higuera de Calatrava Film 1458848
Hinojares Film 1458848
La Iruela Film 1458850
Huelma Film 1458848 (Film 1458849 is available online)
La Guardia de Jaén Film 1458848 (Film 1458847 is available online)

In addition, the first locality Jaén > Albanchez de Mágina should be listed as Jaén > Albanchez de Úbeda.

Question #3: Is Ciudad Real the correct Provincia for Montearagón?
Answer #3: The correct Provincia for Montearagón is Toledo, not Ciudad Real. The records located at Ciudad Real > Montearagón should be relocated to Toledo > Montearagón.

Question #4: Is Ciudad Real the correct Provincia for Chillón?
Answer #4: Yes, however, specific to the Catastro del Marqués de la Ensenada : Chillón is considered to be in Córdoba. Please read the following translated notes from our Catalog (Keyword search using Chillón, Spain):

Microfilm of manuscripts in the Municipal Archives of the city of Cordoba.
Census of the farms taken under the direction of the Marquis de la Ensenada, Don Zenon de Somodevilla. The town of Chillon does not exist in the province of Córdoba today. In 1849, the town of Chillon, which is located on the provincial boundaries, appears as a village in the province of Ciudad Real. It may well be the same town, if the provincial boundary had not changed.

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