Template:Spain Adoption Records
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(Registros niños expositos)[edit source]
Research use: Provides unique information on adoption that has an important bearing on determining lineage.
Record type: Record of orphan adoptions.
General: Kept by orphan asylums.
Time period: 1700-1900.
Contents: Date of admission and birthplace of the child, the date of adoption and the names of the adoptive parents. Information on payments made to the adoptive parents.
Location: Provincial historical archives.
Population coverage: Less than 1 percent.
- The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Spain,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1984-1999.