Poland, Gliwice Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Poland, Gliwice Roman Catholic Church Books, 1599-1976 .
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Gliwice,  Poland
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Location of Gliwice, Poland
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Current Location
Gliwice is located in Poland.
Record Description
Record Type Roman Catholic Church Books
Collection years: 1599-1976
Languages: Polish, German
Title in the Language: Polska, Gliwice Rzymskokatolickie książki, r. 1599-1976 n.e.
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Related Websites
Archiwum Diecezjalne w Gliwicach

What is in the Collection?

This collection includes records from 1599-1976.

This collection contains images of church books containing baptisms and births, marriages, burials and deaths for the parishes in the Gliwice Roman Catholic Dioceses of Poland. The records are written in German and Polish. Availability of birth records end in 1912, marriage records in 1937, and death records in 1982. For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records).

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Baptismal records may contain the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Name of parents
  • Date of birth
  • Child’s gender
  • Date of baptism

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Name and age of bride and groom
  • Names of bride’s parents
  • Names of groom’s parents
  • Date of marriage

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Name and age of deceased
  • Names of parents or spouse
  • Date of death
  • Gender of deceased

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