ARCHION opens you the gate to digitized representations of historic orginal documents that enrich your family research. Independent of place and time you can look through more than 150,000 church books for 365 days a year.
Browse through these valuable treasures page by page, including old manuscripts and authentic ink stains, and discover your ancestors’ history.
Search for church records free of charge
Book a pass
Book a pass to view the digital documents related to the church records you have found
View digital documents online in the online viewer
View an unlimited number of digital documents during the booking period
Bookmark individual pages
Save interesting church books in your online memory list to find them again quickly
Download specific pages
After booking a pass, you can download individual pages for your documentation
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Depending on which view you prefer you can check free of charge which church records are already available by using the functions Search or All Archives. ARCHION primarily presents original church records online. Please keep in mind that church records have been kept in handwriting, so please read our respective notes.
This function offers you the opportunity to search for specific church records by entering a place name.
This function offers you the opportunity to search for specific contents step by step: from the archive to the church districts and church books.
With this function, you can look at our church books online from home at any time. When you have found the desired contents, you can choose between different access passes to view the documents.
If the church records you are looking for are online, the next step is to select a pass that suits your requirements.