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

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== Record Description  ==
 
== 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 Lérida, Spain. This collection is being published as images become available.  
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This collection will include records from 1319 to 1940.  
  
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2015597/waypoints Browse].  
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The collection includes civil registration, census, wills, quintas (military) records for the cities and parishes of Alíns, Alto Arán, Areo, Aynet de Besán, Baén, Baix Pallars, Balestuy, Bosost, Caregue, Cervera, Ciutadilla, Claravalls, Coscastell, Enviny, Escaló, Espluga de Serra, Estac, Farrera, Fígols de Tremp, Gerri de la Sal, Guimerá, Gurp, Les, Llavorsí, Maldá, Montcortés, Noris, Palau de Noguera, Peramea, Sapeira, Sort, Surp, Talarn, Tárrega, Tor and Tremp in the Lérida Province of Spain. This collection is being published as images become available.
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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)]].
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For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2015597/waypoints Browse]link from the collection landing page.  
  
 
=== 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 Lérida, Municipal Records, 1319-1940." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}  
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[[Spain, Province of Lérida, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
 
[[Spain, Province of Lérida, 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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'''The key genealogical facts found in most birth records are:'''  
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'''Birth records usually contain the following information:'''  
  
 
*Place of registration  
 
*Place of registration  
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*Place, date and parish of baptism <br>
 
*Place, date and parish of baptism <br>
  
'''The key genealogical facts found in most marriage records are:'''  
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'''Marriage records usually contain the following information:'''  
  
 
*Place and date of registration <br>  
 
*Place and date of registration <br>  
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*Bride’s parents' names, their place of origin, and occupation of father <br>
 
*Bride’s parents' names, their place of origin, and occupation of father <br>
  
'''The key genealogical facts found in most death records are:'''  
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'''Death records usually contain the following information:'''  
  
 
*Place and date of death <br>  
 
*Place and date of death <br>  
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*Father’s occupation <br>
 
*Father’s occupation <br>
  
'''The key genealogical facts found on most municipal census records include:'''  
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'''Municipal records usually contain the following information:'''  
  
 
*Complete name <br>  
 
*Complete name <br>  
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*Sometimes the names of the spouse and children <br>
 
*Sometimes the names of the spouse and children <br>
  
'''The key genealogical facts found on most municipal military draft records include:'''  
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'''Municipal military records may contain the following information:'''  
  
 
*Complete name <br>  
 
*Complete name <br>  
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== 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 ''Provincia'' category <br> ⇒Select the ''Ciudad o municipio'' category <br> ⇒Select the ''Parroquia'' category <br> ⇒Select the ''Tipo de registro y años'' which takes you to the images.  
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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 "Province" category <br> ⇒Select the "City or Municipality" category <br> ⇒Select the "Parish" category <br> ⇒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.  
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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 censuses are helpful to find enough genealogical data to research an ancestor and extended relatives in other types of records. 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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*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.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==

Revision as of 20:25, 4 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

España, Provincia de Lérida, Registros Municipales

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1319 to 1940.

The collection includes civil registration, census, wills, quintas (military) records for the cities and parishes of Alíns, Alto Arán, Areo, Aynet de Besán, Baén, Baix Pallars, Balestuy, Bosost, Caregue, Cervera, Ciutadilla, Claravalls, Coscastell, Enviny, Escaló, Espluga de Serra, Estac, Farrera, Fígols de Tremp, Gerri de la Sal, Guimerá, Gurp, Les, Llavorsí, Maldá, Montcortés, Noris, Palau de Noguera, Peramea, Sapeira, Sort, Surp, Talarn, Tárrega, Tor and Tremp in the Lérida Province of Spain. This collection is being published as images 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, document type 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 Lérida, Municipal Records, 1319-1940." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Birth records usually contain the following information:

  • Place of registration
  • Name of child
  • Date of birth
  • Time of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Legitimacy
  • Parents’ names and place of origin
  • Paternal grandparents’ names and place of origin
  • Maternal grandparents’ names and place of origin
  • Place, date and parish of baptism

Marriage records usually contain the following information:

  • Place and date of registration
  • Name of groom
  • Groom’s place of origin
  • Groom’s age
  • Groom’s marital status
  • Groom’s occupation
  • Name of bride
  • Bride’s place of origin
  • Bride’s age
  • Bride’s marital status
  • Place of their residence
  • Parish name and date of their religious wedding
  • Groom’s parents' names, their place of origin, and occupation of father
  • Bride’s parents' names, their place of origin, and occupation of father

Death records usually contain the following information:

  • Place and date of death
  • Name of deceased person
  • Deceased place of origin
  • Deceased age at time of death
  • Deceased marital status
  • Deceased occupation
  • Cause of death
  • If deceased left a will
  • Deceased place of residence
  • Place of burial
  • Parents’ names and their place of origin
  • Father’s occupation

Municipal records usually contain the following information:

  • Complete name
  • Sex
  • Place and date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Address
  • Sometimes the education level
  • Sometimes the names of the spouse and children

Municipal military records may contain the following information:

  • Complete name
  • Birth date or age
  • Place of origin
  • Occupation
  • Parents
  • Civil status
  • Medical and physical condition
  • Literacy
  • Religion

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" 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.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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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 Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Spain, Province of Lérida, Municipal Records, 1319-1940,” images, FamilySearch (https://ds.familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-26862-11303-55?cc=2015597&wc=MM9W-ND8:n995164255: accessed 5 September, 2012), Lerida > Cervera > Cervera > Quintas (Procesos para el alistamiento) 1918-1920 > image 1 of 1737 images, Ramon Borras Farre, 1920; citing Town Hall of Mauresana, Cervera, Lerida, Spain.