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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID2015325 |title=Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1950|location=Spain}}<br>
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[[Spain Genealogy|Spain]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Cádiz, Spain Genealogy|Cádiz]]
  
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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| title= Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1956
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| location= Spain
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| LOC_01 = Cadiz
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| loc_map =  Spain Cadiz.jpg
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| record_type = Municipal Registrations
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| start_year = 1784
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| end_year = 1956
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| language = [[Spain Language and Languages|Spanish]]  Castilian
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| title_language = España, Provincia de Cádiz, Registros Municipales
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| FS_URL_01 = [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 Reading Spanish handwritten records]
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| FS_URL_02 = [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=120501&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Spain%2C%20C%C3%A1diz%22 FamilySearch Catalog Cadiz]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Spain, Province of Cádiz, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [[Spain, Cadiz Notary Public Wills (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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| FS_URL_05 = [[Spain, Cadiz Passports (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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| FS_URL_06 = [[Spain Online Genealogy Records]]
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| FS_URL_08 =
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| FS_URL_09 =
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| FS_URL_10 =
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/cultura/archivos/web/DetalleArchivo?id=2207 Municipal de Jerez de la Frontera]
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| RW_URL_02 = [http://censoarchivos.mcu.es/CensoGuia/archivodetail.htm?id=28226 Archivo Municipal de Algeciras]
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| RW_URL_03 = [http://censoarchivos.mcu.es/CensoGuia/archivodetail.htm?id=28169 Archivos Municipal de Ubrique]
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| RW_URL_04 = [http://censoarchivos.mcu.es/CensoGuia/archivodetail.htm?id=28844 Archivo del Registro Civil, El Puerto de Santa Maria]
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| Current_LOC = Cadiz, Spain
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| custodian = [http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/cultura/archivos/ahpcadiz Archivo Histórico Provincial de Cádiz]
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'''Registros Municipales de la Provincia de Cádiz, España'''
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== What is in the Collection? ==
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This collection consists of various municipal records for the cities and towns of the province of Cádiz, Spain for the years 1784-1956. For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Spain, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
  
== Record Description  ==
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Cities and parishes covered by the collection include: Arcos de la Frontera, Bornos, Cádiz, Espera, Gilbratar, Jerez de la Frontera, Medina Sidonia, Puerto de Santa María, Puerto Real, Rota, San Fernando, Tarifa, Vejer de la Frontera, Villamartín.
  
This collection will include records from 1784-1931. The collection is being published as images become available.  
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The collection is being published as images become available.  
  
This collection includes civil registration, census, military and hidalguías (nobility) records in the cities and parishes of Arcos de la Frontera, Bornos, Cádiz, Espera, Gilbratar, Jerez de la Frontera, Medina Sidonia, Puerto de Santa María, Puerto Real, Rota, San Fernando, Tarifa, Vejer de la Frontera, Villamartín.
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Spain, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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{{Collection_Browse_Link
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|CID=CID2015325
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|title=Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records,1784-1956
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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/2015325/waypoints Browse]link from the collection landing page.
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== Collection Content  ==
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This collection includes civil registration records, censuses, military records, and other miscellaneous records, including nobility records (hidalguías),
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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=== Sample Images ===
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'''Civil Registration'''
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<gallery>
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Image:Spain Province of Cadiz Municipal Records (PPQ13-0942)DGS005570060Image29Birth.jpg|Civil Registration Birth Record
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Image:Spain Province of Cadiz Municipal Records (PPQ13-0942)DGS005158396Image768Death.jpg|Civil Registration Death Record
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Image:Spain Province of Cadiz Municipal Records (PPQ13-0942)DGS005664034Image85Marriage.jpg|Civil Registration Marriage Record
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</gallery>
  
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.
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'''Census'''
 
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<gallery>
{{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1931." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}
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Image:Spain Province of Cadiz Municipal Records (PPQ11-0907)DGS005207215Image64Census.jpg|Census Record
 
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</gallery>  
[[Spain, Cádiz Province Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
 
  
== Record Content  ==
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'''Military'''
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<gallery>
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Image:Spain Province of Cadiz Municipal Records (PPQ11-1344)DGS005431546Image28DraftList.jpg|Draft Registration
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Image:Spain, cadiz, municipal records.JPG|Military Record  
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</gallery>
  
<gallery>
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== What Can This Collection Tell Me? ==
Image:Spain, cadiz, municipal records2.JPG
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The following lists indicate potential information given in each type of record. It must be remembered that every record may not provide all the listed information, as record-keeping practices often varied by time and location.
Image:Spain, cadiz, municipal records.JPG
 
</gallery>
 
  
'''Municipal records may contain the following information:''' <br>  
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{| style="width:75%; vertical-align:top;" 
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|- 
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|style=" vertical-align:top; width:25%;"| 
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'''Civil Registration Birth Records''' generally include: <br>
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*Child's name and gender
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*Place and date of birth
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*Parents’ names
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*Parents' country of birth (if not more specific)
  
*Name(s)
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|style=" vertical-align:top; width:25%;"|
*Date and place of event
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'''Civil Registration Marriage Records''' may include: <br>
*Parents’ names
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*Names and ages of groom and bride
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*Date and place of marriage
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*Birthplaces of groom and bride
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*Marital status of groom and bride
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*Names and ages of groom’s parents
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*Names and ages of bride’s parents
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*Who performed the marriage
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*Names of witnesses
  
'''Census records usually contain the following information:'''
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|style=" vertical-align:top; width:25%;"|
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'''Death records''' usually include: <br>
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*Deceased's name and age (death records for women may be filed under their married name)
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*Date and place of death
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*Date and place of birth
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*Marital status/spouse's name
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*Names of parents
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*Birthplaces of parents
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*Name of informant
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*Burial date and place
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|}
  
*Names  
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{| style="width:75%; vertical-align:top;" 
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|- 
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|style=" vertical-align:top; width:25%;"| 
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'''Censuses''' usually contain: <br>
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*Names of household members
 
*Ages  
 
*Ages  
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*Birth dates of each household member
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*Relationship of each household member to the head of the household
 
*Residence  
 
*Residence  
 
*Nationality or place of origin
 
*Nationality or place of origin
  
'''Military draft records may contain the following information:'''  
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|style=" vertical-align:top; width:25%;"|
 
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'''Draft Registrations''' generally include: <br>
*Name and age of draftee/soldier
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*Name and age of draftee  
*Father's name
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*Birth date and place
*Mother's name
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*Closest relation and residence
*Residence
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*Date and place of registration
 
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*Names of parents
== How to Use the Record  ==
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*Current military position (e.g., soldier or reserve)
 
 
To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information: To begin your search, it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as the birth place or birth date.
 
 
 
==== Search the Collection  ====
 
 
 
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. 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.
 
 
 
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links: <br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page <br> ⇒Select the "City or Municipality" <br> ⇒Select the "Parish" <br> ⇒Select the "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 which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination. Keep in mind:
 
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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'''Proofs of Nobility''' may include: <br>
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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*Name of principal noble
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*His ancestry as far back as required by law to prove such nobility
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*Immediate family members living and deceased
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*His residence
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*His titles and recognitions
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*Titles and recognitions of noble blood ancestors
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|}
  
== Known Issues with This Collection ==
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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 full name of the individual in question, as well as an approximate time range for the desired record. When entered into the search engine on the Collection Page, this information provides the quickest, most reliable path to finding the correct person. Of course, other information can be substituted as necessary.
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal 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.<br>
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'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2015325 Collection Page]:'''<br>
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page to return a list of possible matches. Compare the individuals on the list with what is already known to find the correct family or person. This step may require examining multiple individuals before a match is located.
  
== Related Websites  ==
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'''View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/2015325/waypoints Browse Page]:'''<br>
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Images of records in this collection may be accessed by following this series of links: <br>
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⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page <br>
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⇒Select the "City or Municipality" <br>
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⇒Select the "Parish" <br>
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⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" to go to the images.
  
*[http://barbsnow.net/Spain.htm Researching Spanish Ancestors]
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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.
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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=== For Help Reading These Records ===
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
  
*[[Spain Archives|Spain Archives]]  
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]  
*[[Spain Census|Spain Census]]<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 Reading Spanish handwritten records]  
*[[Spain Civil Registration - Vital Records|Spain Civil Registration - Vital Records]]<br>
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx Script tutorial for Spanish]
*[[Spain Military Records|Spain Military Records]]<br>
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2015325 Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1956]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
  
{{Contributor_invite}}
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, Now What? ===
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*Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.
 +
*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.
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*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church records [[Spain Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
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*The name of a marriage officiator is a clue to their religion or area of residence in the province. However, ministers may have reported marriages performed in other provinces.
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*Compile the marriage entries for every person who has the same surname as the bride or groom; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
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*Use the marital status (whether a divorce or death dissolved a marriage) to identify previous marriages.
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*Witnesses often were relatives of the parents.
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
  
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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=== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, Now What? ===
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*Remember that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times, so pay attention to other relationships (parents, spouse, siblings, children, etc.) that can confirm whether you have the right person/record.
 +
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
 +
*A boundary change could have occurred that changed where records were kept. If you are unable to find your ancestor(s) in these civil registers, then try searching in the areas surrounding Cádiz.  
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*Church records are also a good substitute when birth, marriage, and death records can’t be found or are unavailable.
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**[[Spain Baptisms]]
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**[[Spain Catholic Church Records]]
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**[[Spain Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*The individual could have emigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records:
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**[[Spain Emigration and Immigration]]
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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== Citing This Collection ==
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1956." Database with Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Archivos Municipales [Municipal Archives, Cádiz].}}<br><br>
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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|CID=CID2015325
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|title=Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1956
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'''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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|CID=CID2015325
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|title=Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1956
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}}
  
"Spain, Province of Cadiz, Municipal Records, 1830-1930," images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 10 May 2012), Cadiz &gt; Cadiz &gt; Registros Militares 1882, vol 777 &gt; image 4 of 65, Rafael Alexander Mora, March 15, 1882. Cádiz Province Municipal Offices. Municipal Records. Cádiz Province Municipal Archives
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?  ==
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{{Contributor_invite}}
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Record Description
Record Type: Municipal Registrations
Collection years: 1784-1956
Languages: Spanish Castilian
Title in the Language: España, Provincia de Cádiz, Registros Municipales
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Archivo Histórico Provincial de Cádiz


What is in the Collection?

This collection consists of various municipal records for the cities and towns of the province of Cádiz, Spain for the years 1784-1956. For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Spain, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Cities and parishes covered by the collection include: Arcos de la Frontera, Bornos, Cádiz, Espera, Gilbratar, Jerez de la Frontera, Medina Sidonia, Puerto de Santa María, Puerto Real, Rota, San Fernando, Tarifa, Vejer de la Frontera, Villamartín.

The collection is being published as images become available.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records,1784-1956.

Collection Content

This collection includes civil registration records, censuses, military records, and other miscellaneous records, including nobility records (hidalguías),

Sample Images

Civil Registration

Census

Military

What Can This Collection Tell Me?

The following lists indicate potential information given in each type of record. It must be remembered that every record may not provide all the listed information, as record-keeping practices often varied by time and location.

Civil Registration Birth Records generally include:

  • Child's name and gender
  • Place and date of birth
  • Parents’ names
  • Parents' country of birth (if not more specific)

Civil Registration Marriage Records may include:

  • Names and ages of groom and bride
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Birthplaces of groom and bride
  • Marital status of groom and bride
  • Names and ages of groom’s parents
  • Names and ages of bride’s parents
  • Who performed the marriage
  • Names of witnesses

Death records usually include:

  • Deceased's name and age (death records for women may be filed under their married name)
  • Date and place of death
  • Date and place of birth
  • Marital status/spouse's name
  • Names of parents
  • Birthplaces of parents
  • Name of informant
  • Burial date and place

Censuses usually contain:

  • Names of household members
  • Ages
  • Birth dates of each household member
  • Relationship of each household member to the head of the household
  • Residence
  • Nationality or place of origin

Draft Registrations generally include:

  • Name and age of draftee
  • Birth date and place
  • Closest relation and residence
  • Date and place of registration
  • Names of parents
  • Current military position (e.g., soldier or reserve)

Proofs of Nobility may include:

  • Name of principal noble
  • His ancestry as far back as required by law to prove such nobility
  • Immediate family members living and deceased
  • His residence
  • His titles and recognitions
  • Titles and recognitions of noble blood ancestors

How Do I Search the Collection?

Before beginning a search in these records, it is best to know the full name of the individual in question, as well as an approximate time range for the desired record. When entered into the search engine on the Collection Page, this information provides the quickest, most reliable path to finding the correct person. Of course, other information can be substituted as necessary.

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page to return a list of possible matches. Compare the individuals on the list with what is already known to find the correct family or person. This step may require examining multiple individuals before a match is located.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
Images of records in this collection may be accessed by following this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "City or Municipality"
⇒Select the "Parish"
⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" to go to the images.

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 Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

What Do I Do Next?

I Found Who I was Looking for, Now What?

  • Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church records Spain Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • The name of a marriage officiator is a clue to their religion or area of residence in the province. However, ministers may have reported marriages performed in other provinces.
  • Compile the marriage entries for every person who has the same surname as the bride or groom; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
  • Use the marital status (whether a divorce or death dissolved a marriage) to identify previous marriages.
  • Witnesses often were relatives of the parents.


I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, Now What?

  • Remember that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times, so pay attention to other relationships (parents, spouse, siblings, children, etc.) that can confirm whether you have the right person/record.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • A boundary change could have occurred that changed where records were kept. If you are unable to find your ancestor(s) in these civil registers, then try searching in the areas surrounding Cádiz.
  • Church records are also a good substitute when birth, marriage, and death records can’t be found or are unavailable.
  • The individual could have emigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records:

Citing This Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  

Collection Citation:

"Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1956." Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Archivos Municipales [Municipal Archives, Cádiz].

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 Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1956.

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 Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1956.


How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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.