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Spain, Province of Granada, Catholic Pre-Marriage Investigation Files, 1556-1899
Question #1: Some indexed records have missing or incorrect information regarding the event date or film number. Is the missing/correct information available?
Answer #1: See answers below for information about affected indexed records:
- Record detail pages with a Film number: 1542989 and an Event Date for 1843 should be corrected to 1643. See Catalog Film note for Film 1542989 Expedientes matrimoniales 1643.
- Record detail pages with a Film number: 1648777 should be corrected to Film 1650124: Expedientes matrimoniales 1796-1797.
- Record detail pages with a Film number: 1650124 should be corrected to Film 1648777: Expedientes matrimoniales 1806-1807.
- Record detail pages with a Film number 1790379 should be corrected to Film 1790480 Moreno Ruiz - Morón Pérez (1580), Morón Rodríguez - Mozas Uceda (1581)
- Record detail pages with a Film number 1790480 should be corrected to Film 1790379 Martínez Navarro - Martínez Salvador (1558), Martínez Sánchez - Marzo Valverde (1559).
Spain, Catholic Church Records, 1307-1985
Question #1: Some records are missing. Where can the records be viewed?
Answer #1: See answers below for information about known missing records and respective film numbers, if available, or alternate online location:
- Barcelona > Arenys de Munt > San Martín > Testamentos 1828-1899 are not online and can be found on Film 1171856 Item 1.
- Murcia > Guadalupe > Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe > Bautismos 1908-1923 are not online and can be found on Film 1329380 Items 1-2.
Question #2: The Event Type and Year Range (browse point) title does not properly reflect the actual digital record content. How can I determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection?
Answer #2: The list of known browse point discrepancies describes the event type or year range existing in the collection:
- Barcelona > Arenys de Mar > Santa María > Indice de Bautismos 1772-1851 are actually Gerona > Alfar > San Martín > Indice de Bautismos 1772-1851. See Catalog Film Notes for Film 1383896 for more information.
- Barcelona > Arenys de Mar > Santa María > Bautismos 1732-1762 year span should be 1738-1745.
- Ciudad Real > Viso del Marqués > La Asunción de Nuestra Señora > Bautismos 1571-1610 are actually Matrimonios 1571-1610.
- Gerona > Alfar > San Martín > Indice de Bautismos 1772-1851 are located in Barcelona > Arenys de Mar > Santa María > Indice de Bautismos 1772-1851. See Catalog Film Notes for Film 1383896 for more information.
- Gerona > Gerona > San Feliu and Gerona > Gerona > San Félix are the same locality. The Catalog listing is San Felíu (Gerona, Gerona), Registros parroquiales de San Félix, 1502-1899. Search in both localities for records.
- Gerona > Gerona > San Feliu > Matrimonios 1762-1851 are actually Defunciones 1762-1851 (includes an index, death records, and non-indexed children deaths).
- Gerona > San Juan de las Abadesas > San Juan y Pol is missing some records. See Catalog Film Notes for Film 2399541
- Murcia > Beniel > San Bartolomé > Bautismos 1745-1753 and Índice de Bautismos 1745-1753 year span should be 1745-1760. 1753 and 1755 records are at the end of the record set.
- Murcia > Beniel > San Bartolomé > Bautismos 1683-772 year span should be 1683-1708.
- Murcia > Cartagena > Santa María de la Gracia > Bautismos 1618-1823 to Bautismos 1618-1623.
- Murcia > Cartagena > Santa María de la Gracia > Índice de Bautismos 1618-1823 to Índice de Bautismos 1618-1623.
- Murcia > Cartagena > Santa María de la Gracia > Bautismos 1824-1630 to Bautismos 1624-1630.
- Murcia > Cartagena > Santa María de la Gracia > Índice de Bautismos 1824-1630 to Índice de Bautismos 1624-1630.
- Murcia > Guadalupe > Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe > Defunciones 1852-1857 are Matrimonio 1852-1857.
- Murcia > Javalí Viejo > San Onofre > Confirmaciones 1547-1603 and Matrimonios 1585-1623 belong in the browse path Murcia > Alguazas > San Onofre.
- Murcia > Lorca > San Mateo > Índice de Confirmaciones 1533-1610 are Confirmations 1572.
- Murcia > Lorca > San Mateo > Confirmaciones 1533-1610 are Marriages 1533-1610.
- Murcia > Lorca > San Mateo > Defunciones 1614-1633 are Marriages 1614-1633
- Murcia > Lorca > San Mateo > Bautismos 1633-1670 are Marriages 1633-1670.
- Murcia > Lorca > San Mateo > Defunciones 1744-1777 are Marriages 1744-1777.
- Salamanca > Retortillo > San Cristóbal > Matrimonios 1780-1787 year span is 1780-1807.
- Salamanca > Villar de Ciervo > San Agustín > Bautismos 1669-1690 year span is 1660-1704.
- Salamanca > Villar de Ciervo > San Agustín > Bautismos 1758-1759 year span is 1758-1775.
Question #3: Panama, Catholic Church Records, 1707-1973 contains records for the province of Burgos. No such province exists in Panama. Where do the records belong?
Answer #3: The Burgos > La Aguilera > San Cristóbal > Partidas bautismales 1752-1854 are church records for La Aguilera, Burgos, Spain. The records were found in a folder from Aguadulce, Coclé, Panama, and were erroneously mixed into Panama records.
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