España, Andalucía - Registros Civiles 1837-1870


Record Fields and Indexing Instructions

Image Type

Image Type

Describe the image above. To do this, click in the Image Type field, and then click the down arrow at the right side of the field. Select an option from the list.

If the image is normal and has information to be indexed, select Normal. Then press Tab or Enter.

If there is no information to be indexed because the image is blank, a duplicate, has no extractable data, or is unreadable, select one of these options. Press Tab or Enter, and on the warning message, click Yes. Continue to the next image in the batch.

Click here to see an example: Normal

Page Number

Page Number

The page number may be located in either the upper left or right corner of the page. Type the page number in this field.

If the document does not have a page number, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 23

Certificate Number

Certificate Number

Type the certificate number in this field.

If the document does not have a certificate number, press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: 729

Child's Given Names

Child's Given Names

Index the most complete version of the given names that appears on the registration.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as: Sr o Dn.

If a given name was abbreviated, type the name as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation. (Hyphens and apostrophes are OK.)

If the given names were not recorded or contain a variation of unknown, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: María

Gender

Gender

Type V for male or M for female.

Even if the name in the given name field appears to contradict the gender recorded, index what is written.

Click here to see an example: M

Birth Date: Day

Birth Date: Day

Type only the one- or two-digit number that represents the day.

If the day was not recorded or contains a variation of unknown, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 1

Birth Date: Month

Birth Date: Month

The acceptable abbreviation for the month is the first three letters: Ene, Feb, Mar, etc.

If the month was not recorded or contains a variation of unknown, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Jun

Birth Date: Year

Birth Date: Year

The year should be four digits. If only a two-digit number was recorded, it may be possible to determine the missing digits by checking other places on this image or on the previous or next image.

If the year was not recorded, contains a variation of unknown, or cannot be determined, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 1841

Father's Given Names

Father's Given Names

Index the most complete version of the given names that appears on the registration.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as: Sr o Dn.

If a given name was abbreviated, type the name as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation. (Hyphens and apostrophes are OK.)

If the given names were not recorded or contain a variation of unknown, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Cristobal

Father's Surname

Father's Surname

Index the most complete version of the surname that appears on the registration.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as: Sr o Dn.

If the surname was not recorded or contains a variation of unknown, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Gómez

Mother's Given Names

Mother's Given Names

Index the most complete version of the given names that appears on the registration.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as: Sra o Da.

If a given name was abbreviated, type the name as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation. (Hyphens and apostrophes are OK.)

If the given names were not recorded or contain a variation of unknown, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: María de Regla

Mother's Surname

Mother's Surname

Index the most complete version of the surname that appears on the registration.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as: Sra o Da.

If the surname was not recorded or contains a variation of unknown, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Morales