Russia, Tver Poll Tax Census, Revision Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Title in the Language of the Record

Россия, Тверь подушный налог переписи населения, пересмотр списков

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1744 to 1874.

The collection consists of images of family lists for the tax paying population (about 95% of the population) conducted primarily in the years 1782, 1795, 1811, 1816, 1833-1834, 1850-1851, 1857-1858. Includes outlying years. Localities reflect the places that existed during the period of the Russian Empire as that is when the records were created.

For a list of records by localities currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Financial Offices for Russian Provinces. Tver Poll Tax Census (Revision lists). Russian Society of Historians and Archivists, Moscow, Russia.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Russia, Tver Poll Tax Census DGS 5194946 6.jpg

These poll tax census records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of head of household
  • Names of household members
  • Age of head of household
  • Ages of household members
  • Household member's relationship to the head of household

How to Use the Record

Search the Collection
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the Province (Губерния) category
⇒Select the District or City (Уезд или Город) category
⇒Select the Social Class (Сословие)category
⇒Select the Year/Vol (Даты/Том) category 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 which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Known Issues with This Collection

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Related Websites

Early Imperial Russia
LitvakSIG-Revision Lists

Related Wiki Articles

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Russia Tver Poll Tax Census (Revision lists), 1744-1874," images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 29 May 2012), Mockba > Клин (уезд) > 1782 vol 1221 > image 65 of 68, citing Elena Degery, death on 8 Feb 1782,. Russian Society of Historians-Archivists, Moscow, Russia. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.