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Nobility records refer to variety of records concerning noble families, such as nvestigations (whether an individual belonged to nobility or not); lists of nobility, genealogical tables, armorials, baptism, marriage, and death certificates, personal family documents and correspondence, wills and testaments, estate records, etc.

Location: Hungarian state archives, Slovak state archives, district archives. Many nobility records are included in distinct family collections at the archives.

Research use: For individuals who can prove their connection to a line of nobility these records can prove to be comprehensive and reliable. Many nobility records can link three to eight generations, extending far before the keeping of church registers.

Accessibility: Nearly all records available in Hungarian archives have been filmed. No nobility records have yet been filmed in Slovak archives. It may be possible to search these records in person at archives in Slovakia with the pecial permission with proof of relationship.


 

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