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== Image Visibility  ==
 
== 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 Portugal, Setúbal, Catholic Church Records collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a [https://familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Center] near you.  
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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 Portugal, Setúbal, Catholic Church Records collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization(s). The images can be viewed at a [https://familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Center] near you.  
 
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
 
 
'''Registros Paroquiais da Igreja Católica de Setúbal, Portugal'''
 
  
== Record Description ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
This collection of Catholic Church parish records from Arrentela and Seixal in the municipality of Setubal covers the period of 1581 to 1910.  
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This collection of baptisms, marriages, and deaths for Catholic Church parish records from parishes in Setubal covers the period of 1555-1911.  
  
The records included in this collection are those of baptisms, marriages, and deaths from the parishes of Nossa Senhora da Consolação (a patrimony building) in the city of Arrentela in Seixal, Setubal, Portugal and Nossa Senhora da Conceição in the city of Seixal in Seixal, Setubal, Portugal.  
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These parish records have been preserved relatively well. Some of the older registers appear to have some physical damage; therefore, some data may be difficult to read or some even may be lost. However, in general, they are in good condition for extracting genealogical information. These records are written in [[Portuguese Genealogical Word List|Portuguese]].  
  
These parish records have been preserved relatively well. Some of the older registers appear to have some physical damage; therefore, some data may be difficult to read or some even may be lost. However, in general, they are in good condition for extracting genealogical information.  
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Parish priests recorded the baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials; they administered the baptisms, witnessed the marriages and gave nuptial blessings, and administered the other holy sacraments in the jurisdiction of their assigned parish or parishes. All the original parish records were kept in the parish archive under the custody of the pastor. However, a duplicate of these registers was regularly sent to the diocesan archive where the records were centralized and kept at a higher state of preservation. It is unknown whether this collection is from the parish record or from the diocesan transcript.  
  
Parish priests recorded the baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials; they administered the baptisms, witnessed the marriages and gave nuptial blessings, and administered the other holy sacraments in the jurisdiction of their assigned parish or parishes. All the original parish records were kept in the parish archive under the custody of the pastor. However, a duplicate of these registers was regularly sent to the diocesan archive where the records were centralized and kept at a higher state of preservation.&nbsp;It is unknown whether this collection is from the parish record or from the diocesan transcript.
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These Catholic Church parish registers were created to record the church sacraments of baptism and matrimony and to record the deaths and burials. Other actions taken by the authorized priest in his area of jurisdiction, such as dedication of a church, may also be recorded.  
 
 
These Catholic Church parish registers were created to record the church sacraments of baptism and matrimony and to record the deaths and burials.Other actions taken by the authorized priest in his area of jurisdiction, such as dedication of a church, may also be recorded.  
 
  
 
Catholic Church parish records are a reliable source for doing genealogical research in Setubal, Portugal, before 1911 when the civil registration was implemented. For records after 1911, it is suggested that you research both the civil registry and the church records to verify information.  
 
Catholic Church parish records are a reliable source for doing genealogical research in Setubal, Portugal, before 1911 when the civil registration was implemented. For records after 1911, it is suggested that you research both the civil registry and the church records to verify information.  
  
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1935451/waypoints Browse]link from the collection landing page.
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== Collection Contents ==
 
 
=== Citation for This Collection ===
 
 
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information for collections published in FamilySearch.org. Source citations include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
 
 
 
{{Collection citation | text= "Portugal, Setubal, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1911." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing District Archive of Setúbal.}}
 
 
 
[[Portugal, Diocese of Setubal Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
 
 
 
== Record Content  ==
 
  
'''These baptismal records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Baptism records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Date and place of baptism  
 
*Date and place of baptism  
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*Parents' names and residence  
 
*Parents' names and residence  
 
*Father's occupation  
 
*Father's occupation  
*Names of paternal grandparents
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*Names of paternal and maternal grandparents  
*Names of maternal grandparents  
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*Names of the godparents, their civil status, occupation, and residence
*Names of the godparents, their civil status, occupation and residence
 
  
'''These marriage records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Marriage records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
 
*Names and ages of the bride and groom  
 
*Names and ages of the bride and groom  
 
*Groom's birth date and place of birth  
 
*Groom's birth date and place of birth  
*Groom's civil status, occupation and residence  
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*Groom's civil status, occupation, and residence  
 
*Names of groom's parents  
 
*Names of groom's parents  
 
*Bride's birth date and place of birth  
 
*Bride's birth date and place of birth  
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*Names of the witnesses, their occupation, civil status and residence
 
*Names of the witnesses, their occupation, civil status and residence
  
'''These death records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Death records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Date and place of death  
 
*Date and place of death  
*Name, age and gender of deceased  
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*Name, age, and gender of deceased  
*Occupation, civil status, residence and origin of deceased  
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*Occupation, civil status, residence, and origin of deceased  
 
*Spouse's name, if married  
 
*Spouse's name, if married  
 
*Parents' names if deceased is a minor  
 
*Parents' names if deceased is a minor  
 
*Burial information
 
*Burial information
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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Before beginning a search in these records, it is best to know the following information:
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*Full name of the individual in question
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*General location of the event
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*Date range for the record
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When put into the search box on the collection page, these pieces of information are the most likely to find the correct person, though other information may be used if the name, location, and date are not all known.
  
To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br>⇒ Select the "Distrito" category<br>⇒ Select the “Município” category<br>⇒ Select the “Freguesia" category<br>⇒ Select the "Paróquia" category<br>⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro e anos" which takes you to the images.  
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=== Search the Index to the Collection  ===
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To search the collection for an individual using information which is already known, follow these steps: <br>
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'''1.''' Visit the '''[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1935451 collection landing page].''' <br>
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'''2.''' Enter the requested information into the search box to search the index to the collection. Searching in this way will return a list of possible matches. <br>
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'''3.''' Compare the individuals on the list with what is already known to find the correct person. This step may require examining multiple records before a match is located.
  
Look at the images one by one 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.  
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=== View Images of the Records ===
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If granted the rights to view the digitized records in this collection (see '''Image Visibility''' above), follow these steps to get to the images: <br>
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'''1.''' Visit the collection '''[https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1935451/waypoints browse page]'''. <br>
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'''2.''' Select the appropriate '''District'''.<br>
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'''3.''' Select the appropriate '''Municipality'''.<br>
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'''4.''' Select the appropriate '''Civil Parish'''. <br>
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'''5.''' Select the appropriate '''Parish'''.<br>
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'''6.''' Select the appropriate '''Record Type and Years''' to go to the images.<br>
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'''7.''' Compare the information found on the images with what is already known determine if a particular record relates to the correct person. This process may require examining multiple records before the correct person is located. <br>
  
== Known Issues with This Collection ==
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== For Help Reading These Records ==
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Portugal, Diocese of Setubal Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
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These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the following resources:  
  
== Related Websites  ==
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*[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]
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*[[Portuguese Letter-writing Guide]]
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*Learning Center Resources:
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-portuguese-handwritten-records-lesson-1-portuguese-letters/213 Portuguese Handwriting Lesson 1]
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-portuguese-handwritten-records-lesson-2-dates-words-and-names/215 Portuguese Handwriting Lesson 2]
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-portuguese-handwritten-records-lesson-3-reading-portuguese-records/216 Portuguese Handwriting Lesson 3]
  
*[http://gedcomindex.com/Towns/ptsetbal.html Setubal, Portugal Genealogy Index]
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== Tips to Keep in Mind  ==
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
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*Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community.
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*Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
  
*[[Portugal Catholic Church Records]]
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==What if I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For? ==
*[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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*Check for variant spellings of the names.
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*Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. In addition local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
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*Search the records of nearby localities (or military unties, counties, parishes, etc.).
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
 
{{Contributor invite}}  
 
{{Contributor invite}}  
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== Citing this Collection  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually
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'''Collection citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Portugal, Setubal, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1911." Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing District Archive of Setúbal.}} <br>
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry): <br>
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{{Record Citation Link
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|CID=CID1935451
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|title=Portugal, Setúbal, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1911
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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'''Image citation''':<br>
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{{Image Citation Link
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|CID=CID1935451
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|title=Portugal, Setúbal, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1911
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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“Portugal, Setúbal, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1911,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-12313-2911-17?cc=1935451&amp;wc=13486745: accessed 2 July, 2012), Setubal &gt; Setubal &gt; Setubal &gt; Santa Maria da Graça &gt; image 849 of 854 images, Paulina da Conceição, 1910; citing Santa Maria da Graça, Setubal, Portugal. Catholic parishes. Portugal, Setubal, Catholic Church records (FamilySearch Historical Records). District Archives of Setubal, Portugal
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Setúbal, Portugal
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1555-1911
Languages: Portuguese
Title in the Language: Registros Paroquiais da Igreja Católica de Setúbal, Portugal
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
District Archive of Setúbal


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 Portugal, Setúbal, Catholic Church Records collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization(s). The images can be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.

What is in the Collection?

This collection of baptisms, marriages, and deaths for Catholic Church parish records from parishes in Setubal covers the period of 1555-1911.

These parish records have been preserved relatively well. Some of the older registers appear to have some physical damage; therefore, some data may be difficult to read or some even may be lost. However, in general, they are in good condition for extracting genealogical information. These records are written in Portuguese.

Parish priests recorded the baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials; they administered the baptisms, witnessed the marriages and gave nuptial blessings, and administered the other holy sacraments in the jurisdiction of their assigned parish or parishes. All the original parish records were kept in the parish archive under the custody of the pastor. However, a duplicate of these registers was regularly sent to the diocesan archive where the records were centralized and kept at a higher state of preservation. It is unknown whether this collection is from the parish record or from the diocesan transcript.

These Catholic Church parish registers were created to record the church sacraments of baptism and matrimony and to record the deaths and burials. Other actions taken by the authorized priest in his area of jurisdiction, such as dedication of a church, may also be recorded.

Catholic Church parish records are a reliable source for doing genealogical research in Setubal, Portugal, before 1911 when the civil registration was implemented. For records after 1911, it is suggested that you research both the civil registry and the church records to verify information.

Collection Contents

Baptism records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of baptism
  • Child's name and gender
  • Child's date and place of birth
  • Parents' names and residence
  • Father's occupation
  • Names of paternal and maternal grandparents
  • Names of the godparents, their civil status, occupation, and residence

Marriage records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names and ages of the bride and groom
  • Groom's birth date and place of birth
  • Groom's civil status, occupation, and residence
  • Names of groom's parents
  • Bride's birth date and place of birth
  • Bride's civil status and residence
  • Names of bride's parents
  • Names of the witnesses, their occupation, civil status and residence

Death records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of death
  • Name, age, and gender of deceased
  • Occupation, civil status, residence, and origin of deceased
  • Spouse's name, if married
  • Parents' names if deceased is a minor
  • Burial information

How Do I Search the Collection?

Before beginning a search in these records, it is best to know the following information:

  • Full name of the individual in question
  • General location of the event
  • Date range for the record

When put into the search box on the collection page, these pieces of information are the most likely to find the correct person, though other information may be used if the name, location, and date are not all known.

Search the Index to the Collection

To search the collection for an individual using information which is already known, follow these steps:
1. Visit the collection landing page.
2. Enter the requested information into the search box to search the index to the collection. Searching in this way will return a list of possible matches.
3. Compare the individuals on the list with what is already known to find the correct person. This step may require examining multiple records before a match is located.

View Images of the Records

If granted the rights to view the digitized records in this collection (see Image Visibility above), follow these steps to get to the images:
1. Visit the collection browse page.
2. Select the appropriate District.
3. Select the appropriate Municipality.
4. Select the appropriate Civil Parish.
5. Select the appropriate Parish.
6. Select the appropriate Record Type and Years to go to the images.
7. Compare the information found on the images with what is already known determine if a particular record relates to the correct person. This process may require examining multiple records before the correct person is located.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the following resources:

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community.
  • Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.

What if I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For?

  • Check for variant spellings of the names.
  • Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. In addition local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
  • Search the records of nearby localities (or military unties, counties, parishes, etc.).

How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing this Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually

Collection citation:

"Portugal, Setubal, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1911." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing District Archive of Setúbal.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Portugal, Setúbal, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1911.


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 Portugal, Setúbal, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1911.