Portugal, Setúbal, Civil Registration and Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Title in the Language of the Record

Portugal, Setúbal, Registro Civil e Outros Registros Vários

Record Description

This collection will include various record types housed at the Arquivo Distrital de Setúbal, Portugal from 1649-1936. This collection includes: civil registration records of births, marriages, and deaths, military censuses, passports, and residency records. Additional images will be published as they become available.

Record Content

Most birth records may include the following information:

  • Child’s name
  • Birth date
  • Child’s gender and race
  • Birth place
  • Parents’ names

Most marriage records may include the following information:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Full names and ages of bride and groom
  • Witnesses

Most death records may include the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Age or date of birth of deceased

Most passport records may include the following information:

  • Name of person traveling
  • Age or date of birth
  • Place of origin
  • Residence
  • Occupation

How to Use the Record

To search the collection image by image
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

For Help Reading These Records

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

Portuguese Genealogical Word List

Related Websites

Setubal Information

Related Wiki Articles

Portugal, Diocese of Setubal Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Civil registration offices in Portugal

Contributions to This Article

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 FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Portugal, Setúbal, Civil Registration and Miscellaneous Records, 1649-1936

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. A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

“Portugal, Setúbal, Civil Registration and Miscellaneous Records, 1649-1936.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Arquivo Distrital de Setúbal.]

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.