Spain, Province of Cadiz, Passports (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Spain, Province of Cádiz, Passports, 1810-1866
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Cadiz, Spain
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Record Description
Record Type: Passports
Collection years: 1810-1866
Languages: Spanish Castilian
Title in the Language: España, Provincia de Cádiz, Pasaportes
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Archivo Histórico Provincial de Cádiz


What is in This Collection?

This collection of passport documents covers the years 1810 to 1866. This collection from the Provincial Historical Archives in Cádiz includes various documents, such as license for business, migration permissions to another city or region within Spain, permissions to embark, etc.

Reading These Records

These records are in Spanish. 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 Spain, Province of Cádiz, Passports, 1810-1866.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

Migration permission records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of passport holder
  • Country in which holder has citizenship
  • Destination(s) to which holder can travel
  • Date and place where passport was issued

Collection Content

How Do I Search This Collection?

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What Do I Do Next?

  • The location of where a passport may be close to that person's original home province
  • Check other immigration records for more information regarding your ancestor's movements Spain Emigration and Immigration

What Does this Record Tell Me?

When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.

Just because the person had a passport doesn’t necessarily mean they followed through with their travel plans.

Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have lived in the same area or a nearby area.

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General Information about These Records

This collection of passport or permissions for migration documents were issued for the internal migration of the people, military, foreigners, and for health reasons or hospital transfers. As a general rule, the Civil Governments have transferred their documentation to the Provincial Historical Archives.

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Collection Citation
"España, Provincia de Cádiz, pasaportes, 1810-1866." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : Archivo Histórico Provincial de Cádiz (Cádiz Province Historical Archives, Cádiz).
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