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

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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID2015325 |title=Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1830-1930|location=Spain}}<br>  
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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID2015325 |title=Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1950|location=Spain}}<br>  
  
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection will include records from 1830 to 1930.
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This collection will include records from 1784-1931. The collection is being published as images become available.  
  
This collection includes civil registration, census, military drafts and other records microfilmed and digitized at municipal archives. This collection is being published as images become available.  
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This collection includes civil registration, census, military and hidalguías (nobility) records in the cities and parishes of Arcos de la Frontera, Bornos, Cádiz, Espera, Gilbratar, Jerez de la Frontera, Medina Sidonia, Puerto de Santa María, Puerto Real, Rota, San Fernando, Tarifa, Vejer de la Frontera, Villamartín.  
  
Civil registration in Spain was established by law in 1870. Records are mostly handwritten on a printed form, following a chronological order. The civil registration records dating before 1870 were created with information from church parish registers.  
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For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Spain, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
Municipal census records differ from the national census in that it is an administrative tool used by the municipality. The census registers were handwritten in Spanish on formatted registers.
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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/2015325/waypoints Browse]link from the collection landing page.  
 
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Municipal military draft records were carried out almost every year to fill in the conscript quota. The process for the draft was long; it included first the preparation of a list of all men in age for the draft, then approval, sorting of men, notifications, exemptions, medical exam, etc.
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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/2015325/waypoints Browse].  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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.  
 
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.  
  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1931." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}  
| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Municipal Offices in Cádiz Province. Municipal records. Cádiz Province Municipal Archives, Spain.<!--bibdescend-->}}  
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[[Spain, Cádiz Province Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
 
[[Spain, Cádiz Province Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
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</gallery> '''Key genealogical facts found in civil registration records are:'''
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*Name  
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'''Municipal records may contain the following information:''' <br>
*Place and date of event  
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*Name(s)
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*Date and place of event  
 
*Parents’ names
 
*Parents’ names
  
'''Key genealogical facts found in census records are:'''  
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'''Census records usually contain the following information:'''  
  
 
*Names  
 
*Names  
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*Nationality or place of origin
 
*Nationality or place of origin
  
'''Key genealogical facts found in military draft records are:'''  
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'''Military draft records may contain the following information:'''  
  
*Name of draftees
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*Name and age of draftee/soldier
*Age of draftees
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*Father's name
*arents’ name  
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*Mother's name  
*Address
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*Residence
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the Ciudad o municipio <br> ⇒ Select the Parroquia <br> ⇒ Select the Tipo de registro y años which takes you to the images.
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To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information: To begin your search, it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as the birth place or birth date.
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==== Search the Collection  ====
  
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.  
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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.  
  
The civil registration of birth, marriage, and death are great records to research for genealogical data. These records contain important information to continue research for one or more generations. In order to find an entry in these records it is necessary to know the name, place, and year of a vital event in the life of the ancestor being searched.  
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links: <br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page <br> ⇒Select the "City or Municipality" <br> ⇒Select the "Parish" <br> ⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.  
  
The municipal censuses are helpful to find enough genealogical data to research an ancestor and extended relatives in other types of records. These records are great if civil or church records are not available, just remember the data is not 100% accurate. To search this census, it is necessary to know the name of the head of household and the name of the municipality where the ancestor lived.  
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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:
  
The military drafts documents are not listed in any specific order, but these are in the year of the draft order. Therefore, if you know the approximate year when your ancestor was at the age of 18 to 20, you may find some information.  
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
When browsing this collection it is helpful to know the following:
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
*The place where the event occurred
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org 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.<br>
*The name and surname of the person
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*The approximate date of the event
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*The name of the parents or spouse
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==

Revision as of 16:39, 5 September 2013

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 Cádiz, España

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1784-1931. The collection is being published as images become available.

This collection includes civil registration, census, military and hidalguías (nobility) records in the cities and parishes of Arcos de la Frontera, Bornos, Cádiz, Espera, Gilbratar, Jerez de la Frontera, Medina Sidonia, Puerto de Santa María, Puerto Real, Rota, San Fernando, Tarifa, Vejer de la Frontera, Villamartín.

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.

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 Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1931." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Municipal records may contain the following information:

  • Name(s)
  • Date and place of event
  • Parents’ names

Census records usually contain the following information:

  • Names
  • Ages
  • Residence
  • Nationality or place of origin

Military draft records may contain the following information:

  • Name and age of draftee/soldier
  • Father's name
  • Mother's name
  • Residence

How to Use the Record

To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information: 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

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.

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. 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.

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.

Related Websites

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Spain, Province of Cadiz, Municipal Records, 1830-1930," images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 10 May 2012), Cadiz > Cadiz > Registros Militares 1882, vol 777 > image 4 of 65, Rafael Alexander Mora, March 15, 1882. Cádiz Province Municipal Offices. Municipal Records. Cádiz Province Municipal Archives