Góis, Coimbra, Portugal Genealogy

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This is a historical and genealogical guide to the municipality of Góis.

History

  • Góis is a municipality of the district of Coimbra, in the central part of continental Portugal.
  • Góis has 4 civil parishes.
  • Population was recorded beginning in 1801.
  • The population of Góis is roughly 4,300 people.[1]

Civil Registration

Online Records

After 100 years, all civil registration records are sent to the municipality's district office.

To view online civil registration records, visit Coimbra Civil Registration.

Contact a Civil Registration Office

The following is a list of civil registration offices within the municipality.

Conservatória do Registo Civil de Góis
R. Comandante Baeta Neves
3330-316 Góis
PORTUGAL
Phone: 235772221
Fax: 235771444
Email: crcpncom.gois@dgrn.mj.pt

Communicate your request in Portuguese whenever possible. For writing a letter or email in Portuguese, use the translated questions and phrases in this Portuguese Letter-writing Guide.

Catholic Parishes

Online Records

In 1910, the Portuguese government transferred all birth, marriage, and death records from all the country's parishes to the district offices. These records are now in either District or National archives. Many of these records have been digitized and can be viewed at the District Archive's website or on FamilySearch.

To view online records, visit Coimbra Church Records.

Contact a Parish

If you are seeking church records created more recently than 1910, it is possible to obtain them by writing to the parish where the record was created. Writing to a parish is not always a reliable way to obtain information, because officials may or may not respond.

Conferência Episcopal Portuguesa lists websites for the 20 Dioceses of Portugal. Once on the Diocesan website, use the listing of parishes (paróquias) to locate contact information for the parish in question.

Communicate your request in Portuguese whenever possible. For writing a letter or email in Portuguese, use the translated questions and phrases in this Portuguese Letter-writing Guide.

Cemeteries

Cemeteries did not become popular in Portugal until the late nineteenth century. Prior to this, individuals were buried in their parish church cemetery, and their bones were later removed to an unmarked burial place.


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References

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Góis," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%B3is. Visited 15 August 2017.