Prague (Praha) City Archives, Czech Republic Church Records

From FamilySearch Wiki
Revision as of 19:22, 22 September 2010 by Pysnaks (talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search

Back to Czech Republic Page

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 can be accesses here.

Click here to access the database. The database is in Czech with only a few headings translated.

Under Procházet a hledat (= Browse and Search) tab you will see how the registers are divided:

+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.