Spain, Cantabria, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Title in the Language of the Record

Registros Parroquiales de la Diócesis Católica de Santander, Cantabria, España.

Record Description

This is an index of baptisms, marriages, and death records for some parishes in the Diocese of Santander. Some of the parishes included in this first collection are the localities of Santillana del Mar, Torrelavega and Reocín. The territory of this diocese comprises the whole province of Cantabria. Additional indexed records will be published as they become available.

Citation for This Collection

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Catholic Church Parishes of the Diocese of Santander. Spain, Cantabria, Catholic Church Records. Archivo Histórico Diocesano de Santander, Cantabria, Santander, Spain.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Some key genealogical facts found in baptism records are:

  • Place and date of baptism
  • Name of the child
  • Birth date
  • Parents' names
  • Godparents' names

Some key genealogical facts found in marriage records are:

  • Place and date of event
  • Groom's name, age, origin, residence and occupation
  • Bride's name, age, origin and residence
  • Parents' names and origin

Some key genealogical facts found in death records are:

  • Place and date of death
  • Name of deceased
  • Cause of death
  • Burial place
  • Informant's name, age, residence and relation to the deceased

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch ([1]: accessed 28 February, 2012), Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.