Czech Republic Church Books from the Litoměřice Regional Archive

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'''Litoměřice Regional Archive Church Books 1552-1905'''
 
'''Litoměřice Regional Archive Church Books 1552-1905'''
  
Czech church books are definitely the best source for identifying one’s relatives in the Czech Republic.  
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Church books contain baptisms, marriages, and burials and are definitely the best source for identifying one’s relatives in the Czech Republic.  
  
 
Entries are usually arranged in chronological order and, after 1784, in a columnar format. Sometimes, baptisms, marriages, and burials are kept all for all villages in a parish, for each year. Other times, each village has its own section of baptisms, marriages, and burials, listed chronologically. Some records are in preprinted forms. Most records include indexes. Czech church records are usually in one of three languages: Czech, German, or Latin.  
 
Entries are usually arranged in chronological order and, after 1784, in a columnar format. Sometimes, baptisms, marriages, and burials are kept all for all villages in a parish, for each year. Other times, each village has its own section of baptisms, marriages, and burials, listed chronologically. Some records are in preprinted forms. Most records include indexes. Czech church records are usually in one of three languages: Czech, German, or Latin.  
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While the books have been kept to the present, they are only available only for research through 1905 because of privacy laws.
 
While the books have been kept to the present, they are only available only for research through 1905 because of privacy laws.
  
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'''How to access the records online'''
 
'''How to access the records online'''
  
Click on the following link to access the records:  
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Click on the following link to access baptisms, marriages and burials for localities:  
  
 
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Litoměřice Regional Archive Church Books 1552-1905

Church books contain baptisms, marriages, and burials and are definitely the best source for identifying one’s relatives in the Czech Republic.

Entries are usually arranged in chronological order and, after 1784, in a columnar format. Sometimes, baptisms, marriages, and burials are kept all for all villages in a parish, for each year. Other times, each village has its own section of baptisms, marriages, and burials, listed chronologically. Some records are in preprinted forms. Most records include indexes. Czech church records are usually in one of three languages: Czech, German, or Latin.

While the books have been kept to the present, they are only available only for research through 1905 because of privacy laws.

To read more about About this Collection

http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html?datestamp=1209075875587#p=collectionGuidance;c=1429329

How to access the records online

Click on the following link to access baptisms, marriages and burials for localities:

http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html?datestamp=1209075875587#c=1429329;t=browsable;w=0;p=collectionDetails

Follow the instructions on the screen.