Albania Census, 1930 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description
Record Type: Census
Collection years: 1930
Languages: Albanian
Title in the Language: Censusi i Shqipërisë 1930
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What is in This Collection?

This collection will include indexes from 1930 from Southern Albania. These records are mostly from Vlorë County, but records from Gjirokastër County and Elbasan County are also included. These records were filmed at the Central States Archives of Albania in Tirana.

Reading These Records

These records are written mostly in Albanian, though there may be some Greek as well. For help reading these records see the following guides:

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What Can These Records Tell Me?

Census Records include:

  • Full name
  • Gender
  • Parents' names
  • Relationship to head of household
  • Birth date and place
  • Marital status and marriage date
  • Immigration or emigration date and place
  • Death date
  • Occupation
  • Religion
  • Literacy skills
  • Physical information

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  • Name of the person
  • Approximate date of the event

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What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Copy down all the information from the record
  • Cite the record; see below for help citing this records in this collection
  • Use the information to find parents, siblings

I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?

  • When looking for an individual with a common name, look at all the search results before deciding which is the correct person. Use other information, such as place of birth, age, occupation, or names of parents, to help with this decision
  • Try variations of given names and surnames. A person might have been listed under a middle name, nickname, or abbreviation of their given name
  • Vary the search terms. For example, expand the date range or search by either the given name or surname to return a broader list search results
  • Search the records of nearby locations

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The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Albania.

Citing This Collection

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Collection Citation
"Albania Census, 1930." Images. FamilySearch. : 15 June 2018. General Directorate of Archives, Tirana, Albania.
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