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Czech Republic
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Record Description
Record Type: Municipal
Collection years: 1439-1787
Languages: Czech
Title in the Language: Česká republika, městské záznamy, 1511-1949
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Státní okresní archiv Chrudim


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

This collection contains records from towns in what is now the Czech Republic from 1439-1787. The Czech territory during this time period was known as the Kingdom of Bohemia and after 1526 was integrated into the Habsburg Monarchy. This was the beginning of the Czech territory entering into the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Town records were established in the late 13th century to record a great deal of activities that were conducted in the town, such as marriages, trade, and criminal proceedings. Many new town books were created in 1849 and contained meeting minutes, financial and tax records, and other various wealth tracking documents.

This collection has various town records captured in the district archive of Chrudim (Státní okresní archiv Chrudim).

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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are written in Czech. For help with reading the records, see Czech Republic Languages, Czech Republic Genealogical Word List, and Czech Republic Handwriting.

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

The following information may be found in these records:

Birth

  • Birth date
  • Name at birth
  • Parents’ names
  • Parents’ residence

Marriage

  • Marriage date and place
  • Spouse’s name
  • Parents’ names
  • Age

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Coverage Table[edit | edit source]

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District Municipality Village Dates
Chrudim Chrudim Chrudim 1439-1836
Chrudim Luže Košumberk 1908-2007
Pardubice Barchov Barchov 1922-1987
Pardubice Bezděkov Bezděkov 1845-1946
Pardubice Břehy Břehy 1940-1999
Pardubice Bukovina nad Labem Bukovina nad Labem 1923-1991
Pardubice Bukovina u Přelouče Bukovina u Přelouče 1895-2013
Pardubice Bukovka Bukovka 1848-1886
Pardubice Býšť Bělečko 1884-1963
Pardubice Býšť Býšť 1850-1990
Pardubice Býšť Hoděšovice 1896-1990
Pardubice Býšť Hrachoviště 1919-1980
Pardubice Čeperka Čeperka 1906-1997
Pardubice Čepí Čepí 1919-1999
Pardubice Černá u Bohdanče Černá u Bohdanče 1933-1936
Pardubice Choltice Choltice 1836-1986
Pardubice Choteč Choteč 1855-1989
Pardubice Chvaletice Chvaletice 1895-1998
Pardubice Chvaletice Telčice 1961-1986
Pardubice Chvojenec Chvojenec 1876-1985
Pardubice Chýšť Chýšť 1881-1914
Pardubice Dašice Dašice 1511-1989
Pardubice Dašice Prachovice 1886-1935
Pardubice Dašice Velkolánské 1779-1896
Pardubice Dolany Dolany 1837-2006
Pardubice Dolní Roveň Dolní Roveň 1852-1989
Pardubice Dolní Roveň Horní Roveň 1931-1983
Pardubice Dolní Roveň Litětiny 1933-1989
Pardubice Dříteč Dříteč 1923-1982
Pardubice Hlavečník Hlavečník 1915-2005
Pardubice Holice Holice 1558-1998
Pardubice Holotín Holotín 1931-1997
Pardubice Horní Jelení Dolní Jelení 1929-1997
Pardubice Horní Jelení Horní Jelení 1718-1997
Pardubice Horní Ředice Horní Ředice 1850-1997
Pardubice Hostovice Hostovice 1855-2003
Pardubice Jankovice Jankovice 1890-1974
Pardubice Jedousov Jedousov 1884-1992
Pardubice Jeníkovice Jeníkovice 1906-2007
Pardubice Jezbořice Jezbořice 1868-1977
Pardubice Kasalice Kasaličky 1926-1946
Pardubice Kladruby nad Labem Bílé Vchynice 1923-1983
Pardubice Kladruby nad Labem Kladruby nad Labem 1880-1984
Pardubice Kladruby nad Labem Komárov 1724-1985
Pardubice Kojice Kojice 1789-1997
Pardubice Kostěnice Kostěnice 1910-1985
Pardubice Křičeň Křičeň 1881-1963
Pardubice Kunětice Kunětice 1842-1982
Pardubice Lány u Dašic Lány u Dašic 1841-1976
Pardubice Lázně Bohdaneč Lázně Bohdaneč 1571-1989
Pardubice Libišany Libišany 1892-1990
Pardubice Lipoltice Lipoltice 1837-1987
Pardubice Litošice Krasnice 1966
Pardubice Litošice Litošice 1803-1976
Pardubice Malé Výkleky Malé Výkleky 1922-1938
Pardubice Mikulovice Mikulovice 1832-1990
Pardubice Mokošín Mokošín 1980-1985
Pardubice Morašice Morašice 1923-1939
Pardubice Moravany Moravanský 1882-1904
Pardubice Moravany Moravany 1898-2000
Pardubice Moravany Turov 1948-1976
Pardubice Neratov Neratov 1990-1993
Pardubice Opatovice nad Labem Opatovice nad Labem 1822-1989
Pardubice Opatovice nad Labem Pohřebačka 1915-1950
Pardubice Ostřešany Ostřešany 1865-1988
Pardubice Ostřetín Ostřetín 1816-1939
Pardubice Ostřetín Vysoká u Holic 1923-1960
Pardubice Pardubice Černá za Bory 1915-1976
Pardubice Pardubice Doubravice 1932-1940
Pardubice Pardubice Dražkovice 1959-1963
Pardubice Pardubice Lány na Důlku 1882-1984
Pardubice Pardubice Mnětice 1910-1989
Pardubice Pardubice Nemošice 1494-1999
Pardubice Pardubice Ohrazenice 1837-2000
Pardubice Pardubice Opočínek 1851-1971
Pardubice Pardubice Pardubice 1532-2009
Pardubice Pardubice Pardubičky 1918-1977
Pardubice Pardubice Popkovice 1919-1939
Pardubice Pardubice Rosice 1908-1976
Pardubice Pardubice Staré Čívice 1873-1998
Pardubice Pardubice Svítkov 1851-2002
Pardubice Pardubice Trnová 1915-1955
Pardubice Poběžovice u Holic Poběžovice u Holic 1912-1993
Pardubice Podůlšany Podůlšany 1826-1938
Pardubice Přelouč Klenovka 1876-2001
Pardubice Přelouč Lhota 1891-1976
Pardubice Přelouč Mělice 1937
Pardubice Přelouč Přelouč 1538-2002
Pardubice Přelovice Přelovice 1933-1996
Pardubice Přepychy Přepychy 1939-1953
Pardubice Ráby Ráby 1851-2010
Pardubice Radhošť Radhošť 1864-1977
Pardubice Řečany nad Labem Řečany nad Labem 1883-1989
Pardubice Rohovládova Bělá Rohovládova Bělá 1751-1997
Pardubice Rohoznice Rohoznice 1800-2008
Pardubice Rokytno Bohumileč 1933-1992
Pardubice Rokytno Rokytno 1794-1982
Pardubice Rybitví Blatníkovská Lhotka 1919-1949
Pardubice Rybitví Rybitví 1909-1990
Pardubice Selmice Selmice 1931-1988
Pardubice Semín Semín 1932-1986
Pardubice Sezemice Dražkov 1928-1985
Pardubice Sezemice Kladina 1925-1945
Pardubice Sezemice Lukovna 1933-1989
Pardubice Sezemice Počaply 1935-1980
Pardubice Sezemice Sezemice 1680-1995
Pardubice Sezemice Velké Koloděje 1924-1951
Pardubice Sezemice Veská 1854-1992
Pardubice Slepotice Bělešovice 1959-1973
Pardubice Slepotice Slepotice 1854-1986
Pardubice Sopřeč Sopřeč 1737-1909
Pardubice Srch Hrádek 1922-1989
Pardubice Srch Pohránov 1923-1959
Pardubice Srch Srch 1856-1905
Pardubice Srnojedy Srnojedy 1931-1967
Pardubice Staré Hradiště Brozany 1922-1997
Pardubice Staré Hradiště Staré Hradiště 1922-1987
Pardubice Staré Jesenčany Staré Jesenčany 1922-1980
Pardubice Staré Ždánice Staré Ždánice 1837-1990
Pardubice Starý Máteřov Starý Máteřov 1935-1989
Pardubice Stéblová Stéblová 1960-1990
Pardubice Stojice Stojice 1822-1989
Pardubice Strašov Strašov 1931
Pardubice Svinčany Dolní Raškovice 1903-1929
Pardubice Svinčany Svinčany 1833-1984
Pardubice Svojšice Svojšice 1970-1989
Pardubice Třebosice Třebosice 1785-1989
Pardubice Trnávka Trnávka 1895-1962
Pardubice Trusnov Opočno 1974-1975
Pardubice Turkovice Turkovice 1835-1986
Pardubice Týnišťko Týnišťko 1919-1976
Pardubice Uhersko Uhersko 1836-1988
Pardubice Úhřetická Lhota Úhřetická Lhota 1935-1976
Pardubice Újezd u Přelouče Újezd u Přelouče 1835-1977
Pardubice Újezd u Sezemic Újezd u Sezemic 1878-1893
Pardubice Urbanice Urbanice 1895-1989
Pardubice Valy Valy 1921-1991
Pardubice Vápno Vápno 1940-1991
Pardubice Veliny Veliny 1855-1966
Pardubice Veselí Veselí 1948-1980
Pardubice Vlčí Habřina Vlčí Habřina 1835-1987
Pardubice Voleč Voleč 1897-2003
Pardubice Vyšehněvice Vyšehněvice 1936-1937
Pardubice Vysoké Chvojno Vysoké Chvojno 1855-1985
Pardubice Žáravice Žáravice 1933-1998
Pardubice Zdechovice Spytovice 1921-1978
Pardubice Zdechovice Zdechovice 1880-1991
Pardubice Živanice Živanice 1792-1993

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  • Residence
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  • Names of other family members

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