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Title in the Language of the Record

España, Provincia de Málaga, Registros de Censo

Record Description

This collection includes census records for the cities and parishes of Antequera, Málaga and Vélez-Málaga in the Málaga Province of Spain. 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).

Record Content

Census records may contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Head of the Household
  • Occupation
  • Residence
  • Nationality or place of origin
  • Parents
  • Parish of baptism
  • Municipality
  • Event year

How to Use the Record

To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information:

  • Name of parents
  • Name of ancestor
  • Name of siblings
  • Occupation of the father
  • Year of birth

Search the Collection

To search the collection using the index: Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

To search the collection using the browse: You will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Province" category
⇒Select the “Municipality” category
⇒Select the “Parish” category
⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one 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.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Spanish. For help with reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Spanish Genealogical Word List

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.
  • Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community.
  • Continue to search the index and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives.

Unable to Find your Ancestor?

  • Check for variant spellings of the names.
  • Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. In addition local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
  • Search the records of nearby localities.

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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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 Málaga, Census Records." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.

 

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