Poland Websites

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*[http://www.agad.archiwa.gov.pl/ Central Archives of Historical Records in Warsaw]  
 
*[http://www.agad.archiwa.gov.pl/ Central Archives of Historical Records in Warsaw]  
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*[http://www.wbc.poznan.pl/dlibra Digital Library of Wielkopolska] Books for the Poznan province.
 
*[http://lists.webjunction.org/libweb/Poland.html Libweb - Directory of Libraries in Poland]  
 
*[http://lists.webjunction.org/libweb/Poland.html Libweb - Directory of Libraries in Poland]  
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*[http://www.polandembassy.org/ Polish Embassy]
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*[http://fbc.pionier.net.pl/owoc Polish Digital Library Collection]
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*[http://www.sbc.org.pl/dlibra Silesian Digital Library] Books in German and Polish can be downloaded to your computer.
 
*[http://www.archiwa.gov.pl/lang-en/news.html State Archives of Poland]  
 
*[http://www.archiwa.gov.pl/lang-en/news.html State Archives of Poland]  
 
*[http://www.archiwa.gov.pl/en/data-bases.html State Archives of Poland Databases]  
 
*[http://www.archiwa.gov.pl/en/data-bases.html State Archives of Poland Databases]  
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**[http://baza.archiwa.gov.pl/sezam/pradziad.php?l=en PRADZIAD Parish Registers & Civil Registration]  
 
**[http://baza.archiwa.gov.pl/sezam/pradziad.php?l=en PRADZIAD Parish Registers & Civil Registration]  
 
**[http://baza.archiwa.gov.pl/sezam/sezam.php?l=en SEZAM Archive Inventories]  
 
**[http://baza.archiwa.gov.pl/sezam/sezam.php?l=en SEZAM Archive Inventories]  
*[http://www.polandembassy.org/ Polish Embassy]
 
*[http://fbc.pionier.net.pl/owoc Polish Digital Library Collection]
 
 
*[http://www.katowice.ap.gov.pl/ State Archives of Katowice]  
 
*[http://www.katowice.ap.gov.pl/ State Archives of Katowice]  
 
*[http://www.ap.wroc.pl/ State Archives of Wrocław]  
 
*[http://www.ap.wroc.pl/ State Archives of Wrocław]  
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*[http://www.gca.ch/Genealogie/Oels/staatsarchiv_breslau.htm Staatsarchiv Breslau] Information about the State Archives in Breslau and information about Kreis Oels.  
 
*[http://www.gca.ch/Genealogie/Oels/staatsarchiv_breslau.htm Staatsarchiv Breslau] Information about the State Archives in Breslau and information about Kreis Oels.  
 
*[http://www.unesco.org/webworld/portal_archives/pages/Archives/Religious_Communities_Archives/Europe/Poland/index.shtml UNESCO Directory of Religious Archives - Poland]
 
*[http://www.unesco.org/webworld/portal_archives/pages/Archives/Religious_Communities_Archives/Europe/Poland/index.shtml UNESCO Directory of Religious Archives - Poland]
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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*[http://www.pjcrp.org/menu_eng.html Poland Jewish Cemeteries Restoration Project]
  
 
=== Church Records  ===
 
=== Church Records  ===
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*[http://archiwum.archidiecezja.katowice.pl/en/ Roman Catholic Archdiocese Katowice]  
 
*[http://archiwum.archidiecezja.katowice.pl/en/ Roman Catholic Archdiocese Katowice]  
 
*[http://metryki.genealodzy.pl/metryki.php Roman Catholic Church Registers Online]  
 
*[http://metryki.genealodzy.pl/metryki.php Roman Catholic Church Registers Online]  
*[http://www.amen.pl/katalog/diecezje.html Roman Catholic Dioceses in Poland (Amen)] {{dead link}}
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*[http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/country/dpl.html Roman Catholic Dioceses in Poland]  
 
*[http://www.opoka.org.pl/struktury_kosciola/diecezje/index.html Roman Catholic Dioceses in Poland (Opoka)]  
 
*[http://www.opoka.org.pl/struktury_kosciola/diecezje/index.html Roman Catholic Dioceses in Poland (Opoka)]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~polwgw/dioceses.html Roman Catholic Dioceses in Poland (PolandGenWeb)]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~polwgw/dioceses.html Roman Catholic Dioceses in Poland (PolandGenWeb)]  
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=== Gazetteers  ===
 
=== Gazetteers  ===
  
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*[http://www.halgal.com/skorowidz.html Skorowidz miejscowości Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej]
 
*[http://www.pgsa.org/Towns/townindex.php Slownik Geograficzny Translation Guide PGSA]  
 
*[http://www.pgsa.org/Towns/townindex.php Slownik Geograficzny Translation Guide PGSA]  
 
*[http://www.polishroots.com/GeographyMaps/S%C5%82ownikGeograficzny/tabid/61/Default.aspx Slownik Geograficzny Translation Guide PolishRoots]
 
*[http://www.polishroots.com/GeographyMaps/S%C5%82ownikGeograficzny/tabid/61/Default.aspx Slownik Geograficzny Translation Guide PolishRoots]
  
=== Genealogy  ===
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===  Genealogy  ===
  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/poland.htm Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet]  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/poland.htm Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet]  
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*[http://www.langline.com/Wilno.htm Guide to Parishes and Villages in the Former Archdiocese of Wilno]  
 
*[http://www.langline.com/Wilno.htm Guide to Parishes and Villages in the Former Archdiocese of Wilno]  
 
*[http://www.republika.pl/modraglina/kaszlink.html Kashubian Links]   
 
*[http://www.republika.pl/modraglina/kaszlink.html Kashubian Links]   
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/polandgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Poland]
 
*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/poland/index.html Poland Genealogy Links]  
 
*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/poland/index.html Poland Genealogy Links]  
 
*[http://www.feefhs.org/links/poland.html Poland Genealogy Resources by FEEFHS]  
 
*[http://www.feefhs.org/links/poland.html Poland Genealogy Resources by FEEFHS]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~polwgw/index.html PolandGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~polwgw/index.html PolandGenWeb]  
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~donegaleire/Poland.html Poland Information & Resources]  
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~donegaleire/Poland.html Poland Information & Resources]
*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/poland/ Polish Genealogy Links]  
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*[[Polish Parish Extraction Project]] Extensive extraction of Catholic Church records for the parishes of Medrzechow, Kupienin and Samocice.
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*[http://polishorigins.com/document/home_page PolishOrigins]  
 
*[http://www.polishroots.com/ PolishRoots]  
 
*[http://www.polishroots.com/ PolishRoots]  
 
*[http://www.mikeburger.com/rzeszow.html Search Rzeszów Vital Records]  
 
*[http://www.mikeburger.com/rzeszow.html Search Rzeszów Vital Records]  
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*[http://pommernkontakte.de/index.html Pommernkontakte] Pommern researcher contacts, data sharing, and guidelines for researchers.  
 
*[http://pommernkontakte.de/index.html Pommernkontakte] Pommern researcher contacts, data sharing, and guidelines for researchers.  
 
*[http://www.kartenmeister.com Kartenmeister] Polish-German and German-Polish place name changes.  
 
*[http://www.kartenmeister.com Kartenmeister] Polish-German and German-Polish place name changes.  
*[http://www.atsnotes.com/other/gerpol.html Index of German-Polish and Polish-German names of the localities in Poland & Russia]
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*[http://www.atsnotes.com/other/gerpol.html Index of German-Polish and Polish-German names of the localities in Poland & Russia]
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*[http://www.deutsch-krone.com/kb-zippnow.htm Zippnow Catholic Church Parish Records]
  
 
=== General Information  ===
 
=== General Information  ===
  
 
*[http://www.polishmission.com/ For Poles in America]  
 
*[http://www.polishmission.com/ For Poles in America]  
*[http://www.poltran.com/ Polish Translator]
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*[http://www.poltran.com/ Polish Translator]
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*[http://www.ipgs.us/ Links and information for Polish Genealogists]
  
 
=== Heraldry  ===
 
=== Heraldry  ===
  
*[http://www.szlachta.org.pl/ Confederation of the Polish Nobility]
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*[http://www.szlachta.org.pl/en/ Confederation of the Polish Nobility]  
 
*[http://wielcy.pl The Minakowski's Great Genealogy Site]
 
*[http://wielcy.pl The Minakowski's Great Genealogy Site]
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~polwgw/history.html Timeline of Polish History] Polish History timeline.
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*[http://www.kasprzyk.demon.co.uk/www/HistoryPolska.html History of Poland]  
*[http://www.kasprzyk.demon.co.uk/www/HistoryPolska.html The History of Poland]
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*[http://indeks.karta.org.pl/en/ Index of Victims of Soviet Repression]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~polwgw/history.html Timeline of Polish History]
  
 
=== Historical Geography  ===
 
=== Historical Geography  ===
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=== Jewish Records  ===
 
=== Jewish Records  ===
  
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*[http://www.amhazikaron.org/ Am haZikaron - the Institute of Science and Heritage of the Jewish People]
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*[http://www.avotaynu.com/ Avotaynu]
 
*[http://www.auschwitz.org.pl/ Concentration Camp Oswiecim]  
 
*[http://www.auschwitz.org.pl/ Concentration Camp Oswiecim]  
 
*[http://www.dpcamps.org/ Displaced Persons' (DP) Camps]  
 
*[http://www.dpcamps.org/ Displaced Persons' (DP) Camps]  
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*[http://genealogyindexer.org/ Genealogy Indexer] Historical directories
 
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/galicia/ Gesher Galicia] The Special Interest Group for Galicia  
 
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/galicia/ Gesher Galicia] The Special Interest Group for Galicia  
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*[http://search.geshergalicia.org/ Gesher Galicia Database] The All Galicia Database
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*[http://www.jewishgen.org/ JewishGen]
 
*[[Jewish Genealogy]] FamilySearch Wiki article  
 
*[[Jewish Genealogy]] FamilySearch Wiki article  
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/JRI-PL/ Jewish Records Indexing-Poland Home Page]
 
*[http://www.rtrfoundation.org/ Routes to Roots Foundation] Archive Database
 
*[http://genealogyindexer.org/ Genealogy Indexer] Historical directories (business, address, telephone, etc.), yizkor books (memorials to Jewish communities destroyed during the Holocaust), and lists of Polish military officers. Most of the directories are from Poland, Galicia, or Romania.
 
*[http://www.zchor.org/rozan/rozan.htm We Remember Jewish Rozhan!] Example of a Jewish town history (Yitzkor book translations).
 
*[http://www.yadvashem.org.il/ Yad Vashem] Site for Jewish Holocaust-Shoah victim's names with pages of testimony.
 
*[http://www.museumoffamilyhistory.com/ce/ghetto/lodz-ghetto-cemetery.htm Łódź Ghetto Cemetery Burial Lists]
 
 
*[http://www.jewishgalicia.net/ Jewish History in Galicia and Bukovina]  
 
*[http://www.jewishgalicia.net/ Jewish History in Galicia and Bukovina]  
*[http://www.jewishmuseum.org.pl/index.php?lang=en Museum of the History of Polish Jews]  
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*[http://www.jewishgen.org/JRI-PL/ Jewish Records Indexing-Poland Home Page](business, address, telephone, etc.), yizkor books (memorials to Jewish communities destroyed during the Holocaust), and lists of Polish military officers. Most of the directories are from Poland, Galicia, or Romania. Example of a Jewish town history (Yitzkor book translations).
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*[http://www.jewishwebindex.com/poland.htm Jewish Web Index]
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*[http://www.museumoffamilyhistory.com/ce/ghetto/lodz-ghetto-cemetery.htm Łódź Ghetto Cemetery Burial Lists]  
 
*[http://www.jewishlodzcemetery.org/EN/Home/Default.aspx Łódź Jewish Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.jewishlodzcemetery.org/EN/Home/Default.aspx Łódź Jewish Cemetery]  
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*[http://www.jewishmuseum.org.pl/index.php?lang=en Museum of the History of Polish Jews]
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*[http://www.rtrfoundation.org/ Routes to Roots Foundation] Archive Database
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*[http://www.shabbat-goy.com/ Shabbat Goy] Information about more than 200 concentration camps, Jewish synagogues and cemeteries in Poland
 
*[http://www.sztetl.org.pl/?lang=en_GB Virtual Shtetl]  
 
*[http://www.sztetl.org.pl/?lang=en_GB Virtual Shtetl]  
*[http://cemetery.jewish.org.pl/ Warsaw Jewish Cemetery at Okopowa Street and Jewish cemeteries in Mazovia]
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*[http://www.getto.pl/ Warsaw Ghetto Database]
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*[http://cemetery.jewish.org.pl/ Warsaw Jewish Cemetery at Okopowa Street and Jewish cemeteries in Mazovia]  
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*[http://www.zchor.org/rozan/rozan.htm We Remember Jewish Rozhan!]
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*[http://www.yadvashem.org.il/ Yad Vashem] Site for Jewish Holocaust-Shoah victim's names with pages of testimony.
  
 
=== Language and Languages  ===
 
=== Language and Languages  ===
  
 
*[http://www.poltran.com/ Free Polish-English-Polish Translator and online Polish Dictionary]  
 
*[http://www.poltran.com/ Free Polish-English-Polish Translator and online Polish Dictionary]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/RG/frameset_rg.asp?Dest=G1&Aid=&Gid=&Lid=&Sid=&Did=&Juris1=&Event=&Year=&Gloss=&Sub=&Tab=&Entry=&Guide=WLGerman.ASP German Genealogical Word List] {{dead link}}
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*[[German Word List|German Genealogical Word List]]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/RG/Guide/German_Gothic99-36316.ASP Gothic Handwriting Resource Guide]{{dead link}}
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*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/c/ca/German_Gothic_Handwriting_Guide.pdf Gothic Handwriting Resource Guide]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/RG/Guide/WLLatin.ASP Latin Genealogical Word List] {{dead link}}
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*[[Latin Genealogical Word List]]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/RG/Guide/WLPolish.ASP Polish Genealogical Word List]{{dead link}}
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*[[Poland Genealogical Word List|Polish Genealogical Word List]]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/RG/images/36339_LWGPolish.pdf Polish Letter Writing Guide] {{dead link}}
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*[[Poland Letter Writing Guide|Polish Letter Writing Guide]]
*[http://www.herby.com.pl/ Slownik Nazwisk Database]
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*[http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/frazin.htm Translation Guide to19th Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents]
*[http://http://books.google.de/books?id=qSEBjYeyUpAC&pg=PA154&lpg=PA# Translation Guide to19th Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents]{{dead link}}
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=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
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*[http://www.pilot.pl/ Polish Map]  
 
*[http://www.pilot.pl/ Polish Map]  
 
*[http://maps.geoportal.gov.pl/webclient/ Polish Map]  
 
*[http://maps.geoportal.gov.pl/webclient/ Polish Map]  
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*[http://english.mapywig.org/news.php Polish Military Geographical Institute (1919-1939)]
 
*[http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/ Name Mapping Tool by Moikrevni]  
 
*[http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/ Name Mapping Tool by Moikrevni]  
 
*[http://www.genpol.com/Mapa+main.html Name Mapping Tool by Genpol] Surname distribution sites show where names are and indicate where the heaviest distributions of names can be found.<br>
 
*[http://www.genpol.com/Mapa+main.html Name Mapping Tool by Genpol] Surname distribution sites show where names are and indicate where the heaviest distributions of names can be found.<br>
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=== Military Records  ===
 
=== Military Records  ===
  
*[http://www.polegli.tgcp.pl/index.php?lng=en Fallen Soldiers in WWI]
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*[http://www.polegli.tgcp.pl/index.php?lng=en Fallen Soldiers in WWI]
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*[http://www.indeks.karta.org.pl/en/ Index of Victims of Soviet Repression]
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*[http://www.genoroots.com/eng/pBrowUsEn.php Prussian Army Project]
  
 
=== Names Personal  ===
 
=== Names Personal  ===
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*[http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/ Name Mapping Tool by Moikrevni]  
 
*[http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/ Name Mapping Tool by Moikrevni]  
 
*[http://www.genpol.com/Mapa+main.html Name Mapping Tool by Genpol] Surname distribution sites show where names are and indicate where the heaviest distributions of names can be found.
 
*[http://www.genpol.com/Mapa+main.html Name Mapping Tool by Genpol] Surname distribution sites show where names are and indicate where the heaviest distributions of names can be found.
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*[http://www.herby.com.pl/ Slownik Nazwisk Database]
  
 
=== Regional Research  ===
 
=== Regional Research  ===
  
[http://www.mittelpolen.de/irm/ Research in Middle Poland]  
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[http://www.mittelpolen.de/irm/ Research in Middle Poland] <br>[http://www.antiquar-einhorn.de/links/li0108.htm Oberschlesien research]This is a lengthy list of many sites to help with research in this region. Address books of several cities are also available for download.
  
 
=== Societies  ===
 
=== Societies  ===
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnpolgs/pgs-mn.html Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnpolgs/pgs-mn.html Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota]  
 
*[http://tpgs02.org/ Toledo Polish Genealogical Society]  
 
*[http://tpgs02.org/ Toledo Polish Genealogical Society]  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Poland_Societies List of Genealogical Societies in Poland]  
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*[[Poland_Societies|List of Genealogical Societies in Poland]]  
*[http://wurst.worsten.org/en.htm Worsten Genealogical Society]
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*[http://wurst.worsten.org/en.htm Worsten Genealogical Society]  
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*[http://www.archiv-lauban.de The former German Kreis of Lauban and information regarding parish locations and finding records].
  
 
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Revision as of 19:40, 1 May 2013

The following websites are only a small sample of the wonderful sites that can be found to help with Polish genealogical research. It is not possible to give all the websites available for each category. However, those provided should emphasize the use of the Internet to further Polish research and knowledge of Polish ancestors' homeland.

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Contents

Archives & Libraries

Cemeteries

Church Records

Church Directories

Civil Registration

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

  • Hamburg Passenger Lists FamilySearch Wiki article. Note: the old Hamburg Passenger Lists Resource Guide has been incorporated into this article.
  • Germans from Russia discusses strategies for finding German-speaking immigrants to Russia and Poland.

Gazetteers

 Genealogy

General Information

Heraldry

History

Historical Geography

Jewish Records

Language and Languages

Maps

Military Records

Names Personal

Regional Research

Research in Middle Poland
Oberschlesien researchThis is a lengthy list of many sites to help with research in this region. Address books of several cities are also available for download.

Societies


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