Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24. It wasn’t a local attack but a full-scale invasion targeting most of the biggest …Continue reading
Live Genealogy Consultations
A few months have passed since we announced our idea of Genealogy Consultations. After testing the waters, carrying out a …Continue reading
Land of Contradictions
One American’s Experience of Living in Poland as an Ex-pat by James Massey Lately, Zenon from PolishOrigins asked me to …Continue reading
I Bought a Grave!
by Cynthia Bielec McDonald Of all the things I thought I might buy in Poland as a souvenir of our …Continue reading
How to obtain a birth, marriage, or death certificate from a Polish registry office
On the 1st March 2015, a new electronic system in registry offices was launched. It means that every birth, …Continue reading
Property Inventories. P.5. Where to Find the Inventories
Property inventories from the period of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and then during the Partitions of Poland (until the 1860s) are …Continue reading
Property Inventories. P.4. Assessment of the Source.
Author: Piotr Zelny Generally, the property inventories are rated very highly by historians. These are sources that provide a lot …Continue reading
Property Inventories. P.3. What the Property Inventories Contain.
Author: Piotr Zelny Generally, property inventories consist of three basic parts. The title, the descriptive part, and the normative part. …Continue reading
Property Inventories. P.2. What Were The Property Inventories and Why They Were Created.
Author: Piotr Zelny Property inventories were documents of an economic, financial, and legal character. The documents achieved a level of …Continue reading
Author: Piotr Zelny Sources for genealogical research on peasant and townspeople families in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth between 15th and mid-19th …Continue reading