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For information about records for non-Christian religions in Andorra, go to the Religious Records page.

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
Andorra
Phone: +376802288 Ext. 3220
Phone: +376868645
sacultura.gov@andorra.ad
Susanna_Vela@govern.ad


Population coverage: 95% coverage of the population.[1]

Catholic Church Records

Andorra la Vella Parish
St. Stephen Andorra la Vella
Rambla Molines
AD500 Andorra la Vella
Andorra

Telephone: +376 821 177
Email: arxiprestatand@andorra.ad


Canillo Parish St. Saturnino Canillo
Carrer Mayor
Canillo, Canillo
Andorra

Phone: 376851115


Encamp Parish
St. Eulalia Encamp
Carrer de Santa Eulalia 11
Encamp, AD500 Encamp
Andorra

Phone: 376831514
E-mail: arxiprestatand@andorra.ad

Escaldes-Engordany Parish
St. Peter Escaldes-Engordany
Carrer Mossén Guillen Adellach 3
Escaldas
Escaldes-Engordany
Andorra

Phone: 376820783
Fax: 376820787

La Massana Parish
St. Acisclo La Massana
Carrer Major
La Massana
La Massana
Andorra

Phone: 376836450
Fax: 376838610


Ordino Parish
St. Cornelius Ordino
Ordino, Ordino
Andorra

Phone: 376835014

Sant Julia de Loria Parish
St. Julian Sant Julia de Loria
Avinguda Verge de Caólich 21
San Julia, Sant Julia de Loria
Andorra

Phone: 376841062
Fax: 376842762

Anglican Church Records

St. George's Church
PO Box 113
Crèdit Andorrà
Avda Sant Antoni
La Massana AD400
Principat d’Andorra

  • Email: englishchurch@andorra.ad
  • Website

References

  1. 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.