Poland, Częstochowa Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Poland, Częstochowa Roman Catholic Church Books,1226-1950
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Częstochowa,  Poland
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Location of Częstochowa, Poland
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Current Location
Częstochowa is located in Poland.
Record Description
Record Type Catholic Church Books
Collection years: 1226-1950
Languages: Polish, Russian, Latin
Title in the Language: Polska, Częstochowa Rzymskokatolickie książki, r. 1226-1950 n.e.
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Related Websites
Czestochowa Archdiocese Archives, Czestochowa

What is in This Collection?

This collection includes records from 1226-1950. The collection contains images and an index of church books containing baptisms and births, marriages, burials, and deaths for the parishes in the Czestochowa Roman Catholic Dioceses of Poland. Births and marriages end in 1912, and deaths in 1982.

For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Reading These Records

These records are in Polish. For help reading these records see the following guides:

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Poland, Częstochowa Roman Catholic Church Books,1226-1950.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The following information may be found in these records:


  • Name of child
  • Name of parents
  • Date of birth
  • Child’s gender
  • Date of baptism


  • Name and age of bride and groom
  • Names of bride’s parents
  • Names of groom’s parents
  • Date of marriage


  • Name and age of deceased
  • Names of parents or spouse
  • Date of death
  • Gender of deceased

Collection Content

For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records).

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Collection Citation
"Poland, Częstochowa Roman Catholic Church Books, 1226-1950." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Archiwum Archidiecezji Częstochowskiej (Czestochowa Archdiocese Archives, Czestochowa).
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