Spain, Province of Barcelona, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Revision as of 17:25, 11 February 2014

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Registros Municipales de la Provincia de Barcelona, España.

Record Description

This collection includes civil registration records, censuses, military records, and other miscellaneous records microfilmed and digitized at municipal archives in the province of Barcelona, Spain from the years 1583 to 1936. The text of the records is in Spanish. Additional images will be published as they become available.

For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Spain, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browselink from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Civil registration records usually contain the following information:

  • Name and gender of child
  • Date and place of birth
  • Parents’ names, their residence, town of origin and province
  • Father's occupation
  • Names of paternal grandparents
  • Names of maternal grandparents

Census records usually contain the following information:

  • Names of person in household
  • Gender and age
  • Marital status and relationship to family
  • Literacy
  • Their occupation and origin
  • Length of time living at current residence
  • Street and house number
  • Head of household

Military draft records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of draftees
  • Age of draftees
  • Parents’ names, their residence and origin
  • Physical description of draftee
  • Any health problems
  • Date of registration

How to Use the Record

To begin your search, it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as the birth place or birth date.

Search the Collection

For a collection that is searchable by name: Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. 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.

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the City or Municipality
⇒ Select the Parish
⇒ Select the Record Type and Years 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.

Known Issues with This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Spanish Genealogical Word List

Related Websites

Hispanic Genealogy Directory

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the “Show Citation” box. Spain, Province of Barcelona, Municipal Records, 1387-1936

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.

"Spain, Province of Barcelona, Municipal Records, 1583-1936." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.