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

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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
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'''España, Provincia de Lérida, Registros Municipales'''
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
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This collection will include records from 1319 to 1940.
  
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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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. The text of the records is in Spanish. The text of the records is in Spanish. This collection is being published as images become available.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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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The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original 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.  
| text =<!--bibdescbegin-->Civil Registry Offices in Lérida and Municipal Records. Spain, Province of Lérida, municipal records. Arxiu Comarcal de Val d’Aran, Lérida, Spain.<!--bibdescend--> }}
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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== Record Content  ==
  
=== Record Content  ===
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Image:Spain, lerida, mr, birthDoc1.jpg|Birth
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Image:Spain, lerida, mr, marriage.jpg|Marriage
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Image:Spain, lerida, mr,death.jpg|Death
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Image:Spain, lerida, mr, military.jpg|Military Record
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Image:Spain, lerida, mr, census.jpg|Census
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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:'''<br>
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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:'''<br>
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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:'''<br>
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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:'''<br>
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'''Municipal military records may contain the following information:'''  
  
 
*Complete name <br>  
 
*Complete name <br>  
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*Religion <br>
 
*Religion <br>
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
In order to find an entry in these records one needs to know the name of ancestor, place, and year of a vital event in the life of the ancestor being searched. <br>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. <br>To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Record” ⇒Select the “County” ⇒Select the “Volume and Year” which takes you to the images <br> <br>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<br>
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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.  
  
== Related Websites ==
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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:
  
*[http://www.ourfamtree.org/location.cfm/state/Spain/county/Catalonia/city/Lerida/id/5883 Lerida, Catalonia, Spain Genealogy]
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/spain/index.html Spain Genealogy Links]<br>
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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.
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==== For Help Reading These Records ====
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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== Related Websites  ==
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*[http://www.ourfamtree.org/location.cfm/state/Spain/county/Catalonia/city/Lerida/id/5883 Lerida, Catalonia, Spain Genealogy]  
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*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/spain/index.html Spain Genealogy Links]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*[[Spain Census]]
 
*[[Spain Census]]
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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== Contributions to This Article ==
  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
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.
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Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/2015597/waypoints Spain, Province of Lérida, Municipal Records, 1319-1959]
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].<br>
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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.  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection ===
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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]].
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
  
{{Incomplete Citations}}
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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.
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Province of Lérida, Municipal Records, 1319-1940." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}
  
When the citation has been replaced with a citation specific to the collection being described, the heading should be changed to “Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection” in Heading style 3.
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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.]]

Revision as of 18:19, 1 November 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. The text of the records is in Spanish. The text of the records is in Spanish. 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.

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.

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

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 Lérida, Municipal Records, 1319-1959

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 Lérida, Municipal Records, 1319-1940." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.