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Spain, Diocese of Segovia, Catholic Church Records, 1533-1987
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Segovia, Spain
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Record Description
Record Type: Catholic Church Records
Collection years: 1533-1987
Languages: Spanish Castilian
Title in the Language: España, Diócesis de Segovia, Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica
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Archivos Diocesanos de Segovia


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

This collection includes baptisms, marriages, burials and other ecclesiastical documents of parish registers from the Segovia Catholic Diocese for the years 1533-1987. The records were kept in the Palacio Episcopal de Segovia before 2010, and were then moved to their current location in the premises of the old seminary.

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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are written in Spanish. For help reading them see:

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To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Spain, Diocese of Segovia, Catholic Church Records, 1533-1987.

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

The information in each record may vary by year.

Baptism

  • Date and place of baptism
  • Name and gender
  • Date of birth or age at time of baptism
  • Legitimacy to parents (whether biological or adopted)
  • Parents’ names, residence, and marital status
  • Names of paternal grandparents
  • Names of maternal grandparents
  • Name of godparents and their relationship to child

Marriage

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names and ages of the bride and groom
  • Groom's marital status, origin, and residence
  • Names of groom's parents and their origin
  • Bride's marital status, origin, and residence
  • Names of bride's parents and their origin
  • Names of the witnesses

Death

  • Date and place of death
  • Name, gender, and age of deceased (keep
in mind that the records of women may
be filed under their married name)
  • Parents' names if deceased was a minor
  • Spouse's name if deceased was married
  • Cause of death
  • Date and place of burial

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

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  • Name of the person
  • Approximate date of the event

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

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  2. Click Search to show possible matches

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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

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  • Analyze the entry to see if it provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family

I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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