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Title in the Language of the Record
España, Diócesis de Segovia, Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica
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This collection includes baptisms, marriages, burials and other ecclesiastical documents images of parish registers from the Segovia Catholic Diocese. Parishes in this diocese lie within the province of Segovia. The records were kept in the Palacio Episcopal de Segovia before 2010, and were then moved to their current location in the premises of the old seminary. The text of the records is in Spanish.
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browselink from the collection landing page.
Most baptismal records include:
- Date and place of baptism
- Name and gender of person being baptized
- Date of birth or age at time of baptism
- Parents’ names, residence, and marital status
- Names of paternal grandparents
- Names of maternal grandparents
- Name of godparents and their relationship to child
Most marriage records include:
- Date and place of marriage
- Name of the bride and groom
- Groom's name and age
- Groom's marital status, origin and residence
- Names of groom's parents and their origin
- Bride's name and age
- Bride's marital status, origin and residence
- Names of bride's parents and their origin
- Names of the witnesses
Most burial records include:
- Date and place where where death occurred
- Name and age of deceased
- Parents' names if deceased was a minor
- Spouse's name if deceased was married
- Cause of death
- Burial information
How to Use the Record
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⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Estado/provincia/departamento" category
⇒ Select the "Ciudad o pueblo" category
⇒ Select the "Parroquia" category
⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro y años" 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 which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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- "Spain, Diocese of Segovia, Catholic Church Records, 1533-1987." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo Diocesano de Segovia.