North Rhine--Westphalia Gazetteers

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To locate Lutheran and Catholic parishes as well as civil registration offices in Westfalen, please use the Gemeindelexikon Westfalen. FHL call number 943 E5kp or FHL film number 491042 . [This gazetteer can also be viewed online at the Family History Library on the subscription website: by clicking here. When on the Ancestry site, you can find it by clicking on the Search Tab and choosing the Card Catalog option. Type in the title/or part of the title, and it will appear on the right sidebar. Choose the volume for the area of interest. Here is a diagram showing the column headings in German and their English translations:

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[ Westphalia Place Names Indexes