- Silly me!!!!!! I forgot to put where she was born. Poniatowka/Srebno pow. Dubno. I have been advised??? that records prior to 1939 connected to parish ofMessage 1 of 4 , Nov 2, 2012View SourceSilly me!!!!!! I forgot to put where she was born.
Poniatowka/Srebno pow. Dubno. I have been advised??? that records prior to 1939 connected to parish of Krupiec/Radziwillow are not there.
Rowne Archives say they do not have the records nor does District Registry Office in Radyvyliv. At a loss.
Would somewhere in Poland have them.
--- In Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com, "danutakelly" <cradia@...> wrote:
> A Very dear friend of my families has asked for me to find her birth year. She had cancer and hopefully now is in remission.
> She was born 28 February 1933/34/35?? Her Mother died 3 days after birth and her Father died in Siberia while in the Labour Camp. Records (Karta etc) show her birth year as 1934 however her Godmother said she was born 1935.
> I have been trying to trace a birth/death certificate for this lady now for over 3 years. Everywhere I have made contact say their is no record at the Office/Archive. Would the death certificate of her Mother be easier to establish?????? BUT WHERE!!!!!
> Is anyone within the Kresy group able to assist me
> Danuta Kelly (nee Klysz)
> Western Australia
- Danuta hi, hello Rys! As I understand, the best Belarus archive (regional) is in town Molodechno, Minsk region. Official spravka (answer) for the period beforeMessage 2 of 4 , Nov 5, 2012View SourceDanuta hi, hello Rys!
As I understand, the best Belarus archive (regional) is in town Molodechno, Minsk region.
Official spravka (answer) for the period before 1939 is 94,000 bel rubles, or 8.5 euros.
It will indicate all that is in archive for this name. To correctly submit an application, it is better in Russian.
For example, I was given help for relatives based on the list of electors to the Sejm in 1935
Stan from M.
From: ryszardsys <ryszardsys@...>
Sent: Friday, November 2, 2012 10:59 AM
Subject: [www.Kresy-Siberia.org] Re: Polish Birth/Death Records
Which part of Poland did they live in?
I have had some very recent success in my own research. It appears that records are sent to one of the national archives (such as Minsk or Grodno), but this happens when the metrical books are 100 years old. Newer records (from the 1930's) are held in local registry offices. And, some records older than 100 years are also at these registry offices (because those books contain younger records).
In some cases, the metrical books are lost or patchy and, in my fathers case, I thought and was told by the archives that they had been destroyed or lost. However, that wasn't the case and I am about to get my dad's birth certificate along with those of his sisters from the local registry office.
If you let me know the name of the town or village where they were lived/born/died, I can point you to the nearest registry office who may be able to help.
Getting the certificates is not easy or cheap. For me (from the UK) to obtain my dad's would cost me in the region of £500 (the cost of an approved Notary, translation fees of a Belarussian approves translator, document fees etc), however, my cousin in Belarus can walk in and say "I'd like my Uncles birth records", they release it for FREE OF CHARGE !
There is another option and that is to write to the Polish Consulate in Minsk who can assist - this is usually for things like confirmation of Polish Citizenship NOT genealogical research and there is a few (I don't know how much though)