Poland, Częstochowa Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Access the records: Poland, Częstochowa Roman Catholic Church Books,1226-1950 .
What is in the Collection?
This collection includes records from 1226-1950 The collection contains images and an index of church books containing baptisms and births, marriages, burials, and deaths for the parishes in the Czestochowa Roman Catholic Dioceses of Poland. Births and marriages end in 1912, and deaths in 1982. For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records).
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
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Baptismal records found in this collection generally contain the following information:
- Name of child
- Name of parents
- Date of birth
- Child’s gender
- Date of baptism
Marriage records found in this collection generally contain the following information:
- Name and age of bride and groom
- Names of bride’s parents
- Names of groom’s parents
- Date of marriage
Death records found in this collection generally contain the following information:
- Name and age of deceased
- Names of parents or spouse
- Date of death
- Gender of deceased
How Do I Search the Collection?
Searching The Collection
To search the collection, you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Province" category
⇒ Select the "Place" category
⇒ Select the "Event/Years" category 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 Latin, Polish, and Russian. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
- Latin Genealogical Word List
- Poland Genealogical Word List
- Russian Genealogical Word List
- Poland Language and Languages
|FHL Place Poland, Katowice, Częstochowa (diecezja) items or FHL Keyword Poland, Katowice, Częstochowa (diecezja) items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Poland Archives and Libraries.|
Known Issues with This Collection
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
- Towarzystwo Genealogiczne Ziemi Częstochowiej (World Genealogical Society of Czestochowa in Polish)
- Katalog Zasobów Metrykalnych (Index to the Parish Records in Poland in Polish)
- Polish Genealogical Society of America
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How You Can Contribute
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Citing this Collection
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- "Poland, Częstochowa Roman Catholic Church Books, 1226-1950" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Archiwum Archidiecezjalne w Częstochowie.
|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 Poland, Częstochowa Roman Catholic Church Books,1226-1950.|