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Praha City Archive is in the process of digitizing parish registers, civil registration and various other records for the city of Prague and making them available through their online digital archive. Internet guide to the archival collection (The Catalogue) can be accessed here. Click the Collection of Registry Books link to access the database of parish and civil registration registers. The database is in Czech with only a few headings translated.

The lists of parish and civil registers are available in PDF format. Click here to locate various listings.

Click here to access the database.

Under Procházet a hledat (= Browse and Search) tab you will see how the registers are divided:

+Matriky = registers
+katolické = Roman Catholic
+nekatolické = Evangelical, Orthodox and Czechoslovak
+civilní = civil

Roman Catholic registers are further divided:

+katolické = Roman Catholic
+vnitřní obvody = inner districts
+vnější obvody = outer districts

Inner districts include Praha I - Staré Město, Praha II - Nové Město, Praha III - Malá Strana, Praha IV - Hradčany, and Praha VI - Vyšehrad.
Outer districts include Bohnice, Břevnov, Bubeneč, Čakovice, Dejvice, Dolní Počernice, Hloubětín, Holešovice, Hostivař, Chvaly, Jinonice, Karlín, Koloděje, Košíře, and Kunratice.


 

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