Andorra Church Records
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Record type: Church records kept by parish priests of births/baptisms, marriages, deaths/burials, confirmations; sometimes parish censuses. The term is also used to refer to the records of denominations that had jurisdictions other than parishes.
General: There were seven parishes in Andorra for most of its history. One was dissolved in 1936 but another was created in 1978.
Time period: 1541-present.
Contents:At least by the19th century, the information found in
- Baptismal records is the given names (may be as many as six) and surnames (paternal always and frequently the maternal) of the principal; the names, surnames, residences, and birthplaces of the parents and grandparents; the dates and places of baptism and birth; whether the child and marriage were legitimate; the names of godparents and, at times, their relationship.
- Marriage records contain the given names and all surnames of the bride and groom with an indication as to whether they are single or widowed; their profession, residence, birthplaces, ages at the time of their marriage; the names, birthplaces, and marriage date and place of their parents.
- Burial records contain the date and place of burial; age at death; often the cause and date of death; the names, surnames, and residence of the parents.
- Confirmations are brief records, usually including only names and sometimes the names of the parents.
- Census records identify the name, age, and occupation of the head of household and names of household members.
Location: Local parish archives.
A microfilm copy through 1830 is at the National Historical Archive.
- Department of Archives and Records Management
- Prada Casadet, 8-12
- AD500 Andorra la Vella
- Phone: +376802288 Ext. 3220
- Phone: +376868645
Population coverage: 95% coverage of the population.
Catholic Church Records
Andorra la Vella Parish
St. Stephen Andorra la Vella
AD500 Andorra la Vella
Telephone: +376 821 177
St. Saturnino Canillo
St. Eulalia Encamp
Carrer de Santa Eulalia 11
Encamp, AD500 Encamp
St. Peter Escaldes-Engordany
Carrer Mossén Guillen Adellach 3
La Massana Parish
St. Acisclo La Massana
St. Cornelius Ordino
Sant Julia de Loria Parish
St. Julian Sant Julia de Loria
Avinguda Verge de Caólich 21
San Julia, Sant Julia de Loria
Anglican Church Records
St. George's Church
PO Box 113
Avda Sant Antoni
La Massana AD400
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Andorra,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1990-1999.