Portugal, Diocese of Guarda Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues

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Known Issues

NOTE: Additional Catholic Church records for Guarda are also found in the collections:

  • Portugal, Diocese of Lamego, Catholic Church Records, 1529-1916 > Guarda, and
  • Portugal, Viseu, Catholic Church Records, 1534-1911 > Guarda.

This collection also contains records for the Distritos of Aveiro, Coimbra, Leiria, Lisboa, Viseu, and Vários. Specific to Varios, the Catalog Notes state: “Indexes to registers of baptisms, marriages, deaths, and justifications for several parishes in the Archdeaconry of Vouga, Portugal, which comprised Roman Catholic parishes in various locations throughout the administrative districts of Aveiro, Coimbra, and Viseu.

NOTE: For a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection or how to find missing images elsewhere, see Article 56000, Using Film Notes in the Catalog to determine the content of a final browse point in Historical Records.

NOTE: Most missing records are available on microfilm which can be viewed at the Family History Library or some FamilySearch Centers.

Question #1: I get a message “This image is viewable to signed-in members of supporting organizations” for these records even when I am signed in. How can I view these records?
Answer #1: FamilySearch has limited rights, granted by the record custodians, to publish some images for viewing online. Images for this collection are only available for viewing to members of the supporting organization (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).

If you have an LDS account and are not able to view images after signing in, it may be due to a registration problem, not an image access problem. Please call 1-866-406-1830 in the United States, or contact Patron Services at support@familysearch.org. Please include a brief description of the problem and steps taken thus far to resolve the issue.

Question #2: Some records are missing. Where can they be viewed?
Answer #2: See answers below for information about known missing records and their respective film numbers, if available, or alternate online location.

  • Browse path Guarda > Guarda > Guarda > Sé > Batismos 1786-1857 only contains 950 images (ending in year 1838). Film 1446391 contains 1204 images (ending in year 1857). Until the remaining images are placed online, you can order the microfilm.

If you encounter additional problems with this collection, feel free to report them at support@familysearch.org. Please include the following information:

  • If browsing this collection: please include the full path you followed to where the problem occurred. The browse path is located above the Image viewer window.
    For example: Portugal, Guarda, Catholic Church Records, 1459-1911 > Guarda > Trancoso > Palhais > Santo António > Ótitos 1734-1911 > Image 4 of 292.
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