Czech Republic Records Overview
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- Church Records (Církevní matriky)
Records of births/christenings, marriages, and deaths/burials recorded by clergy. These records are housed in the State regional archives (Státní oblastní archívy).
- Jewish Records (Židovské matriky)
Records of births, marriages, and deaths of Jewish population. These records are housed in the National Archives in Prague.
- Civil Registration (Civilní matriky)
Records of births, marriages, and deaths maintained by civil authorities. These records are housed in the local government offices (Matriční úřady).
- Censuses (Sčítání lidu)
An official count or survey of a population for statistical purposes, recording various details about individuals and families. These records are housed in the District archives (Okresní archívy) and City archives (Mĕstské archívy).
- Land Books