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Access the records: Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1942 .
Title in the Language of the Record
Registros Municipales de la Provincia de Cádiz, España
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
- "Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1931." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.
Municipal records may contain the following information:
- Date and place of event
- Parents’ names
Census records usually contain the following information:
- 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
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.
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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
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