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Special Search Results message for indices to records from towns in the Kraków, Bochnia and Nowy Sącz sub-branches of the Polish State Archives

Bochnia, Czchów, Grybów, Klasno, Kraków, Książ Wielki, Miechów, Muszyna, Nowy Sącz, Nowy Wiśnicz (Wiśnicz), Podgórze, Wojnicz, Zabłocie

You have indicated an interest in vital records with SURNAMES from the above towns or your search of the JRI - Poland database has turned up vital records with SURNAMES from these towns. Please note the following announcement and instructions regarding these towns and/or the noted records:


Indices for previously unavailable records

The goal of the Jewish Records Indexing - Poland milestone agreement with the Polish State Archives is to index all Jewish vital records more than 100 years old in the Polish State Archives that are not included in the microfilm collection of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons). Copies of these records are available from the Polish State Archives.

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(Archive Branch)
Fond Ref# Type Years in LDS films (if applicable) Indices available (not yet online) Years not indexed
Bochnia (Kraków) 526 B     1825, 1830, 1844, 1856, 1860, 1863-1869, 1878-1882
Bochnia (Bochnia) 228 B     1870-1873, 1875, 1876, 1882-1901
M   1877-1905  
D     1871, 1876-1900
Dąbrowa Tarnowska 526 M     1919
Czchów (Bochnia) 183 B     1877-1885
D     1877-1896
Grybów (Nowy Sacz) 539 B     1878-1900
M     1878-1900
D     1878-1900
Klasno (Kraków) 1473 B     1877-1907
M     1806-1905
D     1825-1905
Kraków 1472 B 1788-1809, 1811-1855, 1874-1889 1861-1871, 1890 1874-1889, 1891-1907
M 1798-1809, 1811-1852, 1876-1888 1889-1899 1900-1907
D 1811-1816, 1820-1854, 1869-1889 1855, 1880-1889 1856-1861, 1869-1879, 1890-1907
Ksiaz Wielkie (Kraków) (See also Kielce Archives) 1714 B 1826-1865 1826-1875 1826-1875
M 1847-1865 1862-1880 1847-1861
D   1826-1892 1826-1892
Miechow* (Kraków) 1715 B   1872-1874 1872-1874
M   1872-1874 1872-1874
D   1872-1874 1872-1874
Muszyna (Nowy Sącz) 470 B     1872-1900
M     1878-1900
D     1877-1900
Nowy Sącz (Nowy Sącz) 494 B   1854, 1878-1880, 1890-1892, 1894-1905 1853-1877, 1881-1889, 1893
M   1882, 1884, 1897-1905 1883, 1885-1896
D     1882-1900, 1904
Nowy Wiśnicz (Kraków) 526 D     1826-1853
Nowy Wiśnicz (Bochnia) 76 B   1902-1907 1814-1901
M   1900-1906 1827-1899
D   1877-1906 1859-1876
Podgorze (Kraków) 1473 B   1884-1895 1806-1883, 1896-1905
M   1877-1902 1872-1876, 1906-1907
D     1825-1902, 1906
Wojnicz (Bochnia) 194 B     1843-1876
M     1863-1876
Zablocie (Kraków) 1297 B   1900-1903, 1907-1909 1910-1916
M   1877-1892, 1894-1904, 1907-1909 1912
D   1877-1890, 1897, 1899-1905, 1907-1909 1910-1914

Notes: Fond Ref# = Document/Record group.
Akt# = Document number.

* Some years of Miechów records to be indexed under the Kielce Archives project.

Surviving records less than 100 years old are held in the Civil Records Offices (Urzad Stanu Cywilnego) of each town.

For information on the 20th century records available for your town, visit the Routes to Roots Foundation website, CLICK ON THE 'SEARCH DATABASE' button (on the right side) and enter the town name. Look for the town name in the Repository/City column of the search results. There are typically links to lists of available births, marriage and death records for the town.

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