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Title in the Language of the Record

Россия, Нижний Новгородская перепись подушного налога (ревизские сказки)

Record Description

This collection includes records of images of family lists for the tax-paying population (about 95% of the population) conducted between 1782 and 1858, primarily in the years 1782, 1795, 1811, 1816, 1833-1834, 1850-1851, and 1857-1858. Localities listed in the collection represent the places that existed during the period of the Russian Empire since the records were created at that time. The records are in Russian.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Russia, Nizhni Novgorod Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), 1782-1858.

Record Content

These records may contain the following information: 

  • Name of head of household
  • Names of household members
  • Age of head of household
  • Ages of household members
  • Household members’ relationship to the head of household

Search the Collection

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the "Province" category
⇒Select the "District" category
⇒Select the "Place" category
⇒Select the "Years/Volume" category which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors 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.

Related Websites

Explanation of Russian Poll Tax Census

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


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 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.

“ Russia, Nizhni Novgorod Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), 1782-1858.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Губернская казенная палата. Центральном архиве Нижегородской.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

Example for a Browsed Collection:

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.


 

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