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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
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| title= Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1956
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| LOC_01 = Cadiz
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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_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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| 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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Registros Municipales de la Provincia de Cádiz, España
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
== Record Description  ==
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This collection includes civil registration records, censuses, military records, and other miscellaneous records, including nobility records (hidalguías), for the cities and towns of the province of Cádiz, Spain for the years 1784-1956.
  
This collection will include records from 1784-1931. The text of the records is in Spanish. The collection is being published as images become available.  
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These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]]; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.  
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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.  
 
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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For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Spain, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
 
For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Spain, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
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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|title=Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records,1784-1956
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== Record Content  ==
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== Collection Content  ==
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The information in each record varies by year.
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=== Civil Registration  ===
  
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Image:Spain, cadiz, municipal records2.JPG|Municipal Record  
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Image:Spain Province of Cadiz Municipal Records (PPQ13-0942)DGS005570060Image29Birth.jpg|Birth Record
Image:Spain, cadiz, municipal records.JPG|Military Record  
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Image:Spain Province of Cadiz Municipal Records (PPQ13-0942)DGS005158396Image768Death.jpg|Death Record  
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Image:Spain Province of Cadiz Municipal Records (PPQ13-0942)DGS005664034Image85Marriage.jpg|Marriage Record  
 
</gallery>  
 
</gallery>  
  
'''Municipal records may contain the following information:''' <br>
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Civil registration includes birth, marriage, and death records.
  
*Name(s)
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'''Birth records''' generally include the following information:
*Date and place of event
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*Parents’ names
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'''Census records usually contain the following information:'''
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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)
  
*Names  
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'''Marriage records''' may include the following:
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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
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'''Death records''' usually include:
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*Deceased's name, and age (keep in mind that 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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=== Census Records  ===
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<gallery>
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Image:Spain Province of Cadiz Municipal Records (PPQ11-0907)DGS005207215Image64Census.jpg|Census Record
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</gallery>
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'''Censuses''' usually contain the following information:
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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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=== Military Records  ===
  
*Name and age of draftee/soldier
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*Father's name
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Image:Spain Province of Cadiz Municipal Records (PPQ11-1344)DGS005431546Image28DraftList.jpg|Draft Registration
*Mother's name
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Image:Spain, cadiz, municipal records.JPG|Military Record
*Residence
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</gallery>
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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'''Draft registrations''' generally include:
  
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.  
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*Name and age of draftee
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*Birth date and place
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*Closest relation and residence
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*Date and place of registration
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*Names of parents
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*Current military position (e.g., soldier or reserve)
  
==== Search the Collection ====
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=== Nobility Records ===
  
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.
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'''Proofs of nobility''' may include the following:
  
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.
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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
  
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:
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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Some record sets have indexes; these indexes were created at the end of the year. Copy errors could have been made in the index, so you want to find the actual record to verify the information is correct. Using the ind-ex is a helpful way to find the actual record.  
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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==== For Help Reading These Records ====
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See the sections below for tips and uses for searching and finding the record of your ancestor in this collection and using the information in the record.
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If you are unable to find a record for your ancestor in this collection, see the corresponding section below.
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'''When searching:'''<br> As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships.
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=== Search the Collection  ===
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'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2015325 Collection Page]:'''<br> 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.
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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> 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.
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Search the collection by image, 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.
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=== For Help Reading These Records ===
  
 
These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:  
 
These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:  
  
[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]  
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 Reading Spanish handwritten records]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx Script tutorial for Spanish]
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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*Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.
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*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.
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, Now What? ===
  
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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Remember that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
  
{{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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When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.  
  
== Related Websites  ==
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For death records, the information in records is usually reliable, but depends upon the knowledge of the informant.
  
[http://barbsnow.net/Spain.htm Researching Spanish Ancestors]
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Regarding marriage and death records, name changes, shortened names, or nicknames may have been used by your ancestors, so pay attention to other relationships (parents, spouse, siblings, children, etc.) that can confirm whether you have the right person/record.  
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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Continue to search the marriage records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the bride and groom who may have married in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
  
*[[Spain Archives|Spain Archives]]
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Continue to search the indexes and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have lived in the same area or a nearby area.
*[[Spain Census|Spain Census]]<br>
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*[[Spain Civil Registration - Vital Records|Spain Civil Registration - Vital Records]]<br>
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*[[Spain Military Records|Spain Military Records]]<br>
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
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=== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, Now What? ===
  
{{Contributor_invite}}
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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.
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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Church records are also a good substitute when birth, marriage, and death records can’t be found or are unavailable.
  
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the “Show Citation” box. [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/2015325/waypoints, Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1951]  
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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)]]
  
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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Or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration 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]].
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[[Spain Emigration and Immigration]]  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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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.  
  
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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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1956." Database with Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Archivos Municipales [Municipal Archives, Cádiz].}}<br><br>
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==How You Can Contribute  ==
  
{{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1931." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}
 
  
[[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.]]
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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 Languages: España, Provincia de Cádiz, Registros Municipales
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
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Archivo Histórico Provincial de Cádiz


What is in the Collection?

This collection includes civil registration records, censuses, military records, and other miscellaneous records, including nobility records (hidalguías), for the cities and towns of the province of Cádiz, Spain for the years 1784-1956.

These records are written in Spanish; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.

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.

For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Spain, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).

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

Collection Content

The information in each record varies by year.

Civil Registration

Civil registration includes birth, marriage, and death records.

Birth records generally include the following information:

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

Marriage records may include the following:

  • 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 (keep in mind that 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

Census Records

Censuses usually contain the following information:

  • 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

Military Records

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)

Nobility Records

Proofs of nobility may include the following:

  • 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?

Some record sets have indexes; these indexes were created at the end of the year. Copy errors could have been made in the index, so you want to find the actual record to verify the information is correct. Using the ind-ex is a helpful way to find the actual record.

See the sections below for tips and uses for searching and finding the record of your ancestor in this collection and using the information in the record.

If you are unable to find a record for your ancestor in this collection, see the corresponding section below.

When searching:
As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships.

Search the Collection

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page:
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.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
To search the collection, you will need to follow 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" which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image, 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.

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?

  • 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 Found Who I was Looking for, Now What?

Remember that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.

For death records, the information in records is usually reliable, but depends upon the knowledge of the informant.

Regarding marriage and death records, name changes, shortened names, or nicknames may have been used by your ancestors, so pay attention to other relationships (parents, spouse, siblings, children, etc.) that can confirm whether you have the right person/record.

Continue to search the marriage records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the bride and groom who may have married in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.

Continue to search the indexes and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have lived in the same area or a nearby area.

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

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.

Or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records:

Spain Emigration and Immigration

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 2016. 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 You Can Contribute

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.