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Praha City Archive is in the process of digitizing parish registers, civil registration and various other records for the city of Prague and making them available through their online digital archive. Internet guide to the archival collection (The Catalogue) can be accessed [http://www.ahmp.cz/eng/index.html?wstyle=2?lang=en here]. Click the ''Collection of Registry Books'' link to access the database of parish and civil registration registers. The database is in Czech with only a few headings translated.  
 
Praha City Archive is in the process of digitizing parish registers, civil registration and various other records for the city of Prague and making them available through their online digital archive. Internet guide to the archival collection (The Catalogue) can be accessed [http://www.ahmp.cz/eng/index.html?wstyle=2?lang=en here]. Click the ''Collection of Registry Books'' link to access the database of parish and civil registration registers. The database is in Czech with only a few headings translated.  
  
The lists of parish and civil registers are available in PDF format. Click [http://www.ahmp.cz/eng/index.html?mid=21&wstyle=0&page= here] to locate various listings.
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You will need to know the call number (or signatura) of the register that you wish to see. The lists of parish and civil registers are available in PDF format. Click [http://www.ahmp.cz/eng/index.html?mid=21&wstyle=0&page= here] to access the finding aid.
  
Under '''Procházet a hledat''' (= Browse and Search) tab you will see how the registers are divided:  
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You may also browse using the ''Procházet a hledat'' (= Browse and Search) tab:  
  
+'''Matriky''' = registers<br>+katolické = Roman Catholic<br>+nekatolické = Evangelical, Orthodox and Czechoslovak<br>+civilní = civil<br>
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+''Matriky'' = registers<br>+katolické = Roman Catholic<br>+nekatolické = Evangelical, Orthodox and Czechoslovak<br>+civilní = civil<br>
  
 
Roman Catholic registers are further divided:  
 
Roman Catholic registers are further divided:  
  
+'''katolické''' = Roman Catholic<br>+vnitřní obvody = inner districts<br>+vnější obvody = outer districts<br>
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+'katolické' = Roman Catholic<br>+vnitřní obvody = inner districts<br>+vnější obvody = outer districts<br>
  
 
''Inner districts'' include Praha I - Staré Město, Praha II - Nové Město, Praha III - Malá Strana, Praha IV - Hradčany, and Praha VI - Vyšehrad.<br>''Outer districts'' include Bohnice, Břevnov, Bubeneč, Čakovice, Dejvice, Dolní Počernice, Hloubětín, Holešovice, Hostivař, Chvaly, Jinonice, Karlín, Koloděje, Košíře, and Kunratice.  
 
''Inner districts'' include Praha I - Staré Město, Praha II - Nové Město, Praha III - Malá Strana, Praha IV - Hradčany, and Praha VI - Vyšehrad.<br>''Outer districts'' include Bohnice, Břevnov, Bubeneč, Čakovice, Dejvice, Dolní Počernice, Hloubětín, Holešovice, Hostivař, Chvaly, Jinonice, Karlín, Koloděje, Košíře, and Kunratice.  
  
 
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Praha City Archive is in the process of digitizing parish registers, civil registration and various other records for the city of Prague and making them available through their online digital archive. Internet guide to the archival collection (The Catalogue) can be accessed here. Click the Collection of Registry Books link to access the database of parish and civil registration registers. The database is in Czech with only a few headings translated.

You will need to know the call number (or signatura) of the register that you wish to see. The lists of parish and civil registers are available in PDF format. Click here to access the finding aid.

You may also browse using the Procházet a hledat (= Browse and Search) tab:

+Matriky = registers
+katolické = Roman Catholic
+nekatolické = Evangelical, Orthodox and Czechoslovak
+civilní = civil

Roman Catholic registers are further divided:

+'katolické' = Roman Catholic
+vnitřní obvody = inner districts
+vnější obvody = outer districts

Inner districts include Praha I - Staré Město, Praha II - Nové Město, Praha III - Malá Strana, Praha IV - Hradčany, and Praha VI - Vyšehrad.
Outer districts include Bohnice, Břevnov, Bubeneč, Čakovice, Dejvice, Dolní Počernice, Hloubětín, Holešovice, Hostivař, Chvaly, Jinonice, Karlín, Koloděje, Košíře, and Kunratice.