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Polish records

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Tracy

Tracy Report 19 May 2009 21:01

Would anyone have any idea how i can access polish records. I have a deceased polish relative and would love to find out about his family and thought a good start would be with his birth certificate but don,t know how to start. Any tips gratefully appreciated.
Many thanks. Tracy.

Elizabethofseasons

Elizabethofseasons Report 20 May 2009 00:10

Dear Tracy

This is a first for me so please be patient.

There are the following websites that provide links to information about individual countries records.

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CenEuroGenWeb Project:

www.rootswev.com/-ceneurgw

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EastEuropeGenWeb.

www.rootsweb.com/easeurgw

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Or there is a 14 day free trial with www.ancestry.co.uk
where you can look up information of different countries
but as always not complete or accurate.


Otherwise, I would suggest you contact the polish embassy
and ask about how the records can be accessed.

Hope this helps.

Best wishes
x

Elizabethofseasons

Elizabethofseasons Report 20 May 2009 21:12

Dear All

Does anyone have knowledge of websites for this.

The above no longer exist.

Thank you.

Kline

Kline Report 27 Jan 2014 22:49

Did you ever manage to access Polish records? If so, I would be glad to hear how you did it as I am at the beginning of my search and have so far drawn a blank. Many thanks Karolina Ratajczak

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 27 Jan 2014 22:59

old posting - you could try clicking on the poster's name to try and send a message via GR- they may still be a member

Elizabeth Ann

Elizabeth Ann Report 28 Jan 2014 11:59

Do you have any names of towns in Poland? Googling the surname/s, or any towns in Poland you may have, can give a lead also.
I helped a lady find her mother's background which began in Poland....by writing to various town libraries and councils over there.Eventually we traced the family,and found that they had walked half way across Europe during WW2 as '
displaced persons'.......


Good luck with your search
.
' :-) :-)

Elizabeth Ann

Elizabeth Ann Report 28 Jan 2014 12:13

Go to..... About.com.Genealogy

This site has lots of leads to Polish Ancestry and also gives you details on how to access Polish Archives.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 29 Jan 2014 10:18

http://www.cyndislist.com/poland/

Is a good portal.

InspectorGreenPen

InspectorGreenPen Report 30 Jan 2014 13:55

for Info - the url for Elizabeth Ann's recommendation is

http://genealogy.about.com/

Elizabeth Ann

Elizabeth Ann Report 31 Jan 2014 16:38

oops! :-( Thanks for the correction...my apologies to all