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Albania, Census, 1930
This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
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Record Description
Record Type: Census
Collection years: 1930-1930
Languages: Albanian
Title in the Language: Censusi i Shqipërisë 1930
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What Is in This Collection?

This collection will include indexes from 1930 from Southern Albania. These records are mostly from Vlorë County, but records from Gjirokastër County and Elbasan County are also included. These records were filmed at the Central States Archives of Albania in Tirana.

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You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Albania, Census, 1930.

Sample Images

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For Help Reading These Records

These records are written mostly in Albanian, though there may be some Greek as well. For help with reading the records, see the following pages:

What Can These Records Tell Me?

Census Records include:

  • Full name
  • Gender
  • Parents' names
  • Relationship to head of household
  • Birth date and place
  • Marital status and marriage date
  • Immigration or emigration date and place
  • Death date
  • Occupation
  • Religion
  • Literacy skills
  • Physical information

How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching, it is best to know the following:

  • Name of the person
  • Names of another member of the household

As you search, look for a record which matches this information.

View the Images

  1. Go to the Browse Page for the collection
  2. Select the correct County
  3. Select the correct District
  4. Select the correct Town or Village to open the image viewer
  5. Use the onscreen controls to move between images until you find a match

What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking for, What Now?

  • Copy down all the information from the record.
  • Cite the record; see below for help citing this records in this collection.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • When looking for an individual with a common name, look at all the search results before deciding which is the correct person. Use other information, such as place of birth, age, occupation, or names of parents, to help with this decision.
  • Try variations of given names and surnames. A person might have been listed under a middle name, nickname, or abbreviation of their given name.
  • Vary the search terms. For example, expand the date range or search by either the given name or surname to return a broader list search results.
  • Search the records of nearby locations.

Citing This Collection

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
"Albania, Census, 1930" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Central States Archives of Albania, Tirana.
Image Citation
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Albania, Census, 1930.

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