Russia, Tver Poll Tax Census, Revision Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Title in the Language of the Record

Россия, Тверь подушный налог переписи населения, пересмотр списков

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The Russia Tver Poll Tax Census, Revision Lists collection is available to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a Family History Library near you.

What is in the Collection?

This collection will include records from 1744 to 1874.

The collection consists of images of family lists for the tax paying population (about 95% of the population) conducted primarily in the years 1782, 1795, 1811, 1816, 1833-1834, 1850-1851, 1857-1858, including outlying years. Localities reflect the places that existed during the period of the Russian Empire, as that is when the records were created. These records are written in Russian.


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

Collection Content


Poll tax census records usually contain the following information:
  • Name of head of household
  • Names of household members
  • Age of head of household
  • Ages of household members
  • Household member's relationship to the head of household

How Do I Search the Collection?

To search the collection by image:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Province" category
⇒Select the "District or City" category
⇒Select the "Year/Vol" 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 Russian. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

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

Known Issues with This Collection

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Citing this Collection

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Collection Citation:

"Russia Tver Poll Tax Census (Revision lists), 1744-1874." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. CitingГосударственном архиве Тверьской области в Твери, Россия.


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 Russia Tver Poll Tax Census (Revision lists), 1744-1874.