|Jewish Records Indexing - Poland|
|The searchable database of
indices to 19th century Jewish vital records
from current and former territories of Poland.
More thanrecords fromPolish towns now indexed
and available. More added every month.
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|Gubernias of Poland between 1867 to 1894
(Note: Pultusk and Plonsk districts were
transferred to the Warszawa Gubernia in 1894]
Gubernias of the Kingdom of Poland While there were several changes in the borders between 1815 and 1917, the gubernia and district borders were stable from 1894 to 1912. The Contents of the Database table denotes the location of towns during the years 1894 to 1912, the time span when the greatest number of Jews emigrated from this area. The JRI-Poland database also includes records from other Gubernias that were part of the Pale of Settlement (Vilna, Grodno, Volynia), as well as Galicia and Prussian Poland. Abbreviations/references are also provided for these areas. Pr Prussia Ki Kielce Pl Plock Wa Warszawa Ga Galicia Lo Lomza Ra Radom Vi Vilna Gr Grodno Lu Lublin Si Siedlce Vo Volynia Kl Kalisz Pi Piotrkow Su Suwalki
The Provinces 1945-1975 The Province references in the Contents of the Database table refers to the political boundaries within Poland immediately following World War II and until 1975. These are also used by the LDS (Mormons) to classify their collection of microfilms of Jewish vital records. The Provinces are: Bi Bialystok Ko Koszalin Ol Olsztyn Sz Szczecin By Bydgoszcz Kr Krakow Op Opole Wa Warszawa Gd Gdansk Lo Lodz Po Poznan Wr Wroclaw Ka Katowice Lu Lublin Rz Rzeszow Zi Zielona Gora Ki Kielce Lw Lwow
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