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Title in the Language of the Record
Registros Municipales de la Provincia de Málaga, España.
This collection includes civil registration, census and quintas (military) records for the cities and parishes of Antequera, Málaga and Vélez-Málaga in the Málaga Province of Spain. 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 Browse.
Civil registration records usually contain the following information:
- Place and date of event
- Parents’ names
Census records usually contain the following information:
- Head of the Household
- Nationality or place of origin
- Parish of baptism
- Event year
Military draft records may contain the following information:
- Name of draftees
- Age of draftees
- Parents’ name
How to Use the Record
To search the collection using the index: 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 compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor. 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 using the browse, 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" category 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.
For Help Reading These Records
These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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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 Málaga, Municipal Records, 1842-1925." Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.
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