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Title in the Language of the Record
España, Cádiz, Registro Civil
This Collection will include records from 1870 to 1960.
This collection includes civil registration records for the cities of Puerto Real and Jimena de la Frontera. The records include civil registration births, death certifications signed by doctors, and marriage files. The original records were housed in the Historical Provincial Archive of Cádiz, in Spain. Additional images will be published as they become available.
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- Spain, Cadiz, Civil Registration Records. Historical Provincial Archive of Cádiz, Spain.
These birth records usually contain the following information:
- Name of child
- Date of birth
- Time of birth
- Place of birth
- Parents’ names and place of origin
- Paternal grandparents’ names and place of origin
- Maternal grandparents’ names and place of origin
These marriage records usually contain the following information:
- Place and date of registration
- Name of groom
- Groom’s place of origin
- Groom’s age
- Groom’s marital status
- Groom’s occupation
- Name of bride
- Bride’s place of origin
- Bride’s age
- Bride’s marital status
- Place of their residence
- Groom’s parents' names, their place of origin, and occupation of father
- Bride’s parents' names, their place of origin, and occupation of father
These death records usually contain the following information:
- Place and date of death
- Name of deceased person
- Deceased place of origin
- Deceased age at time of death
- Deceased marital status
- Deceased occupation
- Cause of death
- Deceased place of residence
- Place of burial
- Parents’ names
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⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Provincia" category
⇒Select the “Ciudad o municipio” category
⇒Select the "Parroquia" category
⇒Select the "Tipo de registro y años" category which takes you to the images
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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
“Spain, Cádiz, Civil Registration Records, 1870-1960,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-27130-1585-98?cc=2064496&wc=MMYD-M1P:n1438819363: accessed 17 September, 2012), Cadiz > Jimena de la Frontera > Defunciones 1911-1912 > image 108 of 504 images, Ysabel Duarte Alvarer, 1912; citing Jimena de la Frontera civil registration, deaths. Jimena de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain.