Perú, Huánuco Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Title in the Language of the Record

Registro Civil del Departamento de Huánuco, Perú.

What is in the Collection?

This is a collection of civil registration records of births, marriages, and deaths for the years 1889 to 1997 from localities in the department of Huánuco, Peru. These records are written in Spanish.

The Department of Huanuco includes the following provinces:

  • Ambo
  • Dos de Mayo
  • Huacaybamba
  • Huamalies
  • Huanuco
  • Lauricocha
  • Leoncio Prado
  • Marañon
  • Pachitea
  • Puerto Inca
  • Yarowilca

Some of these provinces may not be represented completely in the FamilySearch website, but images and data will continue to be published as they become available. All the records were handwritten in Spanish, earlier records in narrative style and later ones in formatted registers. If you have more descriptive information about these records, please help us by supplying appropriate information here.

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Collection Content

Baptismal records usually contain the following information:


  • Name of civil registration office
  • Name and gender of child
  • Date, place and time of birth
  • Father's name, age and occupation
  • Father's origin, nationality and residence
  • Mother's name, age and occupation
  • Mother's origin, nationality and residence
  • Name of person making the registration
  • Declarant's age, occupation, origin, nationality and residence


Marriage records usually contain the following information:

  • Date, place, and time of marriage
  • Names of bride and groom
  • Groom's age, civil status, residence, origin and nationality
  • Names of groom's parents and their nationality
  • Bride's age, civil status, residence, origin and nationality
  • Names of bride's parents and their nationality
  • Names of witnesses, their age(s) and residence(s)


Death records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of registration
  • Name, age and gender of deceased
  • Civil status, occupation and residence of deceased
  • Origin and nationality of deceased
  • Date, time and place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Name of person making the registration
  • Declarant's age, occupation, origin, nationality and residence

How Do I Search the Collection?

Searching The Collection

To search the collection image by image
⇒Select"Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Province"
⇒Select the appropriate "District or Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images

Search the collection by image 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.

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Spanish Genealogical Word List

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Don't overlook FHL Place Peru, Huánuco items or FHL Keyword Peru, Huánuco items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Peru Archives and Libraries.

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Citing this Collection

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Collection Citation:

"Peru, Huánuco, Civil Registration, 1889-1997." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016.


Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Peru, Huánuco, Civil Registration, 1889-1997.