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Slovakia Census, 1869
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Slovakia
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Record Description
Record Type: Census Records
Collection years: 1869
Languages: German, Hungarian
Title in the Language: Slovensko sčítanie ľudu, 1869
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Bytča, Banská Bystrica, and Nitra Regional Archives


What Is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains images of census records from the year 1869. The original records are held in the regional archives of Bytča, Banská Bystrica, and Nitra.

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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Members of household
  • Year and place of birth
  • Religion
  • Occupation

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