Spain Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(35 intermediate revisions by 13 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{Record_Search_article|location=European|CID=CID1500692|title=Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940}}  
+
{{FamilySearch_Collection |location=Spain |CID=CID1500692 |title=Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940}} <br>
  
== Collection Time Period  ==
+
[[Image:Imagen-Catedral Nueva Vitoria 3.jpg|frame|right|350x300px]]
 
+
This collection includes the years 1502 through 1940.  
+
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:
+
This index is an electronic index for the years 1502 to 1940. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
  
*Family Records
+
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
*Church Records
+
*Civil Registration
+
  
This index is not complete for any particular place or region.  
+
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
  
=== Record Content ===
+
{{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Baptisms, 1502-1940
 +
." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.]]  
  
The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:
+
[[text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Genealogical Society of Utah. Spain, Baptisms. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->}}
  
*Name of the child
+
[[Spain Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
*Gender
+
*Names of the parents
+
*Birth date
+
*Birthplace
+
*Christening date (if the source is a church record)  
+
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
+
  
== Coverage Table ==
+
== Record Content and Use ==
  
This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.
+
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
  
Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by country.  
+
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws not all records may be displayed.<br>
+
=== Coverage Table  ===
  
<br>  
+
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>  
  
 
{| border="3"
 
{| border="3"
 
|-
 
|-
| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Locality'''  
+
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Locality'''  
| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Baptisms, 1502-1940'''  
+
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Baptisms, 1502-1940'''  
| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Marriages, 1565-1950'''  
+
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Marriages, 1565-1950'''  
| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Deaths, 1600-1920'''
+
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Deaths, 1600-1920'''
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Alava  
 
| Alava  
Line 227: Line 218:
 
<br>  
 
<br>  
  
== How to Use the Record ==
+
== Related Websites ==
  
Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
+
*[http://www.buber.net/Basque/Diaspora/search.html Buber's Basque Page: Genealogical Tips]  
 
+
*[http://www.genealogia-es.com/ Spain GenWeb Project]
In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.
+
 
+
=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection ===
+
 
+
Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:  
+
 
+
*[[IGI]]  
+
*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
+
 
+
If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].
+
+
== Record History  ==
+
 
+
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 2008, some of the entries were published on 8 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "Western Europe Vital Records Index: Spanish Region." This index is an index of the births or christenings; marriages; and deaths or burials throughout Spain. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
+
 
+
Volunteer indexers over thirty years extracted this information from microfilm copies of the parish registers. Some of it was published in 2008 on 8 CDs by the Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as "Western Europe Vital Records Index: Spanish Region."
+
 
+
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
+
 
+
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
+
 
+
=== Record Reliability  ===
+
 
+
Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Spain.
+
 
+
== Related Web Sites  ==
+
 
+
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.
+
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Spain_Catholic_Church_Records Spain Catholic Church Records]  
+
*[[Spain]]
 
+
*[[Spain Catholic Church Records]]  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
+
*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
 
+
{{Contributor invite}}
+
  
== Sources of Information for This Collection ==
+
== Contributions to This Article ==
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->"Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940," database, FamilySearch ([http://familysearch.org http://familysearch.org]/). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.<!--bibdescend-->
+
{{Contributor_invite}}
  
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
Line 276: Line 237:
 
When you copy information from a record, you should also 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.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should also 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 citing FamilySearch Historical Collections, including how to cite individual archives is found in the following link: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]  
+
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create FamilySearch Collections]]  
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection: ====
+
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
*"Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940." index, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed April 7, 2011. entry for &nbsp;Anacleto Orcal,baptized 14 July 1806; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1039061; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
+
"Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940." &nbsp;database, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://familysearch.org]: accessed 7 April 2011). &nbsp;Anacleto Orcal, 14 July 1806; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1,039,061; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.  
  
 
[[Category:Spain|Vital]]
 
[[Category:Spain|Vital]]

Revision as of 21:53, 27 February 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940 .

Imagen-Catedral Nueva Vitoria 3.jpg

Contents

Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1502 to 1940. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

{{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Baptisms, 1502-1940

." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.]]

[[text = Genealogical Society of Utah. Spain, Baptisms. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.}}

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content and Use

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Baptisms, 1502-1940 Marriages, 1565-1950 Deaths, 1600-1920
Alava 233 1,309 0
Albacete 681,341 188,157 21,426
Alicante 0 8 0
Asturias 0 1 0
Badajoz 15,647 4,229 0
Baleares 0 1 0
Barcelona 813,399 184,512 9,030
Bilbao 0 6 1
Burgos 15,510 5,546 1,174
Cantabria 998 456 675
Ciudad Real 77,103 26,709 5,020
Cuenca 0 2 0
Gerona 1,934,642 395,636 15,071
Granada 0 147,215 0
Guadalajara 0 2 0
Huelva 0 2 0
Jaén 1 0 0
La Coruña 4,588 10 0
Lugo 125,922 48,149 1,604
Madrid 0 24 7
Murcia 287,317 55,090 7,206
Navarra 0 314,465 0
Orense 0 1 2
Palencia 0 7 1
Pontevedra 23,726 8,442 0
Salamanca 0 2 0
Santa Cruz 0 3 0
Santander 73,638 15,356 24,111
Sevilla 0 6 0
Spain 101,946 51,919 73,820
Toledo 0 3 0
Valencia 0 4 0
Valladolid 1,775,706 594,585 27,111
Vizcaya 0 125,742 0
Zamora 0 1 0
Total 5,931,717 2,167,600 186,259


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

When you copy information from a record, you should also 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 Create FamilySearch Collections

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940."  database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 7 April 2011).  Anacleto Orcal, 14 July 1806; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1,039,061; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.