Choosing church records

There are two ways to find the right church record for your needs: Search or Browse. *

Search

The search view also allows for the following search functions:

Free text
allows for place searches and, in the future, will allow you to search for transcribed personal data

Geo-Location
check this box to search for specific places

Time period – Source – Type of Registry
allows you to further limit your search results

Browse

1. When using the browser, first select an archive.
2. After selecting the appropriate district, you can select a specific parish.
3. All of the church books in the parish archive will be listed.
4. Church books marked green are currently available online, those marked white will be available in the future.

* Each of these search methods can be used without registration to the site. Registration and the purchase of a pass are required to view the digital materials in the viewer. You can find an overview of pass prices here.