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Title in the Language of the Record
Registros Municipales de la Provincia de Granada, España
This collection includes civil registration, census and military records for the cities and parishes of Granada and Loja in the province of Granada. The text of the records is in Spanish. 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).
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browselink from the collection landing page.
Civil registration records usually contain the following information:
- Place and date of event
- Parents’ names
Census records usually contain the following information:
- Nationality or place of origin
Military draft records usually contained the following information:
- Name of parish
- Street and house number
- Names of draftees
- Names of parents of draftees
- Presiding court
- Day, month and year of enlistment
- Age of draftees
- Parents’ name
- Sometimes, mother's civil status
- Sometimes, names of siblings and their civil status
- Date(s) service was extended
How to Use the Record
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 which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person 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:
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Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
- "Spain, Province of Granada, Municipal Records, 1607-1955 ." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.
- This page was last modified on 2 April 2014, at 19:59.
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