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Title in the Language of the Record

España, Diócesis de Segovia, Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, Family Search makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record Custodians. The Spain, Diocese of Segovia, Catholic Church Records collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.

Record Description

This collection includes baptisms, marriages, burials and other ecclesiastical documents images of parish registers from the Segovia Catholic Diocese. Parishes in this diocese lie within the province of Segovia. The records were kept in the Palacio Episcopal de Segovia before 2010, and were then moved to their current location in the premises of the old seminary.

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, Diocese of Segovia, Catholic Church Records, 1533-1987." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo Diocesano de Segovia.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Most baptismal records include:

  • Date and place of baptism
  • Name and gender of person being baptized
  • Date of birth or age at time of baptism
  • Legitimacy
  • Parents’ names, residence, and marital status
  • Names of paternal grandparents
  • Names of maternal grandparents
  • Name of godparents and their relationship to child

Most marriage records include:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Name of the bride and groom
  • Groom's name and age
  • Groom's marital status, origin and residence
  • Names of groom's parents and their origin
  • Bride's name and age
  • Bride's marital status, origin and residence
  • Names of bride's parents and their origin
  • Names of the witnesses

Most burial records include:

  • Date and place where where death occurred
  • Name and age of deceased
  • Parents' names if deceased was a minor
  • Spouse's name if deceased was married
  • Cause of death
  • Burial information

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 "Estado/provincia/departamento" category
⇒ Select the "Ciudad o pueblo" category
⇒ Select the "Parroquia" category
⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro y años" 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. 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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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.

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


“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.


 

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