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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. The text of the records is in Spanish. 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.
Birth records usually contain the following information:
- Declarant's name, age, origin, and occupation
- Declarant's civil status, residence and relationship to child
- Name and gender of child
- Child' date and place of birth
- Parents' names and age
- Parents' civil status, occupation, origin and residence
- Names of paternal grandparents
- Names of maternal grandparents
- Names of godparents
- Names of witnesses
Marriage records usually contain the following information:
- Date and place of marriage
- Name and age of groom
- Groom's civil status and residence
- Names of groom's parents
- Name and age of bride
- Bride’s civil status and residence
- Names of bride's parents
Death records usually contain the following information:
- Date, time and place of death
- Name and age of deceased
- Origin and residence of deceased
- Cause of death
- Declarant's name, age, civil status and residence
- Relationship to deceased
- Burial information
How to Use the Record
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Province" category
⇒Select the “City or Municipality” category
⇒Select the "Parish" category
⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images
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.
For Help Reading These Records
These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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- "Spain, Cádiz, Civil Registration Records, 1870-1960" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.