Portugal Civil Registration

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In 1910 a revolution of the people rejected the royal family, abolished all titles of the nobility, wrote a constitution, and passed new laws. One of the new laws required citizens to report all births, marriages and deaths to the local Civil Register (Registro Civil).  
 
In 1910 a revolution of the people rejected the royal family, abolished all titles of the nobility, wrote a constitution, and passed new laws. One of the new laws required citizens to report all births, marriages and deaths to the local Civil Register (Registro Civil).  
  
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=== Civil Registration Offices in Portugal  ===
 
=== Civil Registration Offices in Portugal  ===
  
[[Civil_registration_offices_in_Portugal|List of the district offices of civil registration]]
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Revision as of 16:56, 12 July 2012

Portugal Gotoarrow.png Civil Registration

In 1910 a revolution of the people rejected the royal family, abolished all titles of the nobility, wrote a constitution, and passed new laws. One of the new laws required citizens to report all births, marriages and deaths to the local Civil Register (Registro Civil).


Civil Registration Offices in Portugal

List of the district offices of civil registration

Birth records

will provide:

  • given name of the child
  • gender
  • legitimacy or otherwise
  • date of birth
  • date of christening
  • if this is the first child in that family to be given that name
  • names of the father and mother
  • birthplace of each parent
  • names and birthplaces of the paternal and maternal grandparents
  • names of godparents
  • names of witnesses
  • name of the priest that performed the christening

Marriage records

will provide:

  • names of the bride and groom
  • marital status of the bride and groom
  • if previously married the name or names of the previous spouses
  • birthplaces of the bride and groom
  • ages of the bride and groom
  • names of the parents of the bride and groom
  • birthplace of each parent
  • names of the witnesses
  • name of the priest performing the wedding ceremony

Portugal

Wiki articles describing online collections are found at: