Spain, Province of Málaga, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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- 1 Title in the Language of the Record
- 2 Record Description
- 3 Record Content
- 4 How to Use the Record
- 5 Known Issues with This Collection
- 6 Related Websites
- 7 Related Wiki Articles
- 8 Contributions to This Article
- 9 Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
Title in the Language of the Record
Registros Municipales de la Provincia de Málaga, España.
This collection includes civil registration, census and quintas (military) records for the cities and parishes of Antequera, Málaga and Vélez-Málaga in the Málaga Province of Spain. This collection is being published as images become available.
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, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.
Citation for This Collection
- "Spain, Province of Málaga, Municipal Records, 1842-1925." Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.
These civil registration records usually contain the following information:
- Place and date of event
- Parents’ names
These census records usually contain the following information:
- Head of the Household
- Nationality or place of origin
- Parish of baptism
- Event year
These military draft records may contain the following information:
- Name of draftees
- Age of draftees
- Parents’ name
How to Use the Record
To search the collection using the index: 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 compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
To search the collection using the browse, you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Provincia" category
⇒Select the “Ciudad o municipio” category
⇒Select the “Parroquia” category
⇒Select the "Tipo de registro y años" 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
For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to email@example.com. 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.
Related Wiki Articles
Contributions to This Article
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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.
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.
Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
“Spain, Province of Málaga, Municipal Records, 1842-1925,” images, FamilySearch (https://ds.familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-30641-20314-34?cc=2015362&wc=MM9D-DSB:1225228302: accessed 12 September, 2012), Malaga > Malaga > Malaga > 1921-1925 Padrones, 1919-1920 indice de padrones > image 2222 of 2786 images, Manuel Paes, 1919; citing municipality of Malaga, Spain.