Genealogy Sources

 

Civil registry was introduced throughout the German Empire in 1876, bringing to an end the era when the churches were the sole recorders of family history.  The records are archived for the period 1876-1938 for all of Silesia and the major towns go on to 1944.

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Civil Registry Records for Lomnitz :

 

Births

1876 - 1938 (Standesamt, Berlin)

1874 - 1896 (Staatsarchive, Hirschberg)

 

Marriages

1876 - 1938 (Standesamt, Berlin)

1874 - 1889, 1893-1896 (Staatsarchive, Hirschberg)

 

Deaths

1876 - 1938 (Standesamt, Berlin)

1874 - 1896 (Staatsarchive, Hirschberg)

 

Civil Registry Records for Hirschberg :

 

Births

1876 - 1940, 1941 - 1944 (Standesamt, Berlin)

1874 - 1896 (Staatsarchive, Hirschberg)

 

Marriages

1874 - 1943, 1944 (Standesamt, Berlin)

1874 - 1896 (Staatsarchive, Hirschberg)

 

Deaths

1876 - 1944 (Standesamt, Berlin)

1874 - 1878, 1880 - 1896 (Staatsarchive, Hirschberg)