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Ukraine, Kiev Confession Lists, 1741-1918
This article describes a collection of records at
Kiev, Ukraine
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Record Description
Record Type: Church Books
Collection years: 1741-1918
Languages: Russian
Title in the Language: Украина, Киевские исповедные ведомости
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Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine

What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection will include records from 1741-1918. You may view the records as images and as a partial index. The information includes names of those living within an Orthodox congregation, their ages, and whether or not they attended confession. This can be used as a census substitute.

Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine.

Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

For help reading these Ukraine records see the following guides:

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Ukraine, Kiev Confession Lists, 1741-1918.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Confession lists

  • Name
  • Age
  • Family structure

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information:

  • Name of parents
  • Name of ancestor
  • Name of siblings
  • Year of birth

Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name by visiting the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select Province
  2. Select District
  3. Select Place/Parish
  4. Select Year and volume to view the images.

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

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

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

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