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Image Visibility

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The Portugal, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records collection is available only to the members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These images are available on microfilm for viewing at a FamilySearch Center; for instructions, see Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche.

Title in the Language of the Record

Portugal, Castelo Branco, Registros da Igreja Católica

Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1714 to 1911.

Copies of baptism, marriage, and burial records created by Catholic parishes in the district of Castelo Branco. Additional images will be published as they become available.

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browselink from the collection landing page.

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.

"Portugal, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1911" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Key genealogical information found in most baptismal records:

  • Date and place of baptism
  • Name and gender of child
  • Child's date and place of birth
  • Father's name, occupation and origin
  • Mother's maiden name, and origin
  • Names of paternal grandparents
  • Names of maternal grandparents

Key genealogical information found in most marriage records:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of the groom and bride
  • Groom's age, civil status, occupation and origin
  • Groom's date and place of baptism
  • Names of groom's parents
  • Bride's age, civil status, occupation and origin
  • Bride's date and place of baptism
  • Names of bride's parents
  • Names of the witnesses

Key genealogical information found in most deaths records:

  • Name, age and gender of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Civil status and and place of origin
  • Spouse's name, if married
  • Parents' names, if deceased is a minor
  • Names of children
  • Burial information

How to Use the Record

To search this collection
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the "District" where you ancestors lived
⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate "Civil Parish"
⇒Select the appropriate "Parish"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" and you will see images of those records.

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. 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.

When browsing this collection it is helpful to know the following:

  • The place where the event occurred
  • The name and surname of the person
  • The approximate date of the event
  • The name of the parents or spouse

Known Issues with This Collection

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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

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Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Portugal, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1911,” images, FamilySearch (https://ds.familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-29383-860-49?cc=2013604&wc=MMMS-CD4:475141853: accessed 10 July, 2012), Castelo Branco > Castelo Branco > Cebolais de Cima > Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres > Batismos 1899 > image 16 of 21 images, Anna, 1899; citing Paróquia de Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, Portugal.


 

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