Kirchenbuchabschriften der katholischen Bistümer Passau und Regensburg

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Nyssen, Siegfried (Cuautlancingo, Mexiko)
  • Bayerischer Landesverein für Familienkunde e.V., Bezirksgruppe Niederbayern
Publication Date
  • Database team of the Bayerischer Landesverein für Familienkunde (BLF) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
    • Historical Social Research
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Demography and population
    • Fertility
    • Morbidity and mortality
  • Abstract

    Population statistics of Lower Bavarian parishes Recording of all vital events (births, marriages and deaths)
Temporal Coverage
  • 1601 / 1850
Geographic Coverage
  • Bavaria (DE-BY)
Sampled Universe
All vital events from 4 places in the Danube valley and 6 places in the Bavarian Forest. The church registers of the Catholic dioceses of Passau and Regensburg form the entire selection: approx. 51 parish registers of 11 parishes (Ettling, Passau-Hals, Passau-Ilzstadt, Grafenau, Hutthurm, Perlesreuth, Vilshofen, Grattersdorf, Freyung, Röhrnbach and Waldkirchen), approx. 26 marriage registers from 12 parishes (Aicha vorm Wald, Ettling, Freyung, Grafenau, Grattersdorf, Hutthurm, Passau-Ilzstadt, Passau-Hals, Perlesreuth, Röhrnbach, Straubing St. Jakob and Waldkirchen, approx. 26 registers of death of 8 parishes (Ettling, Passau-Hals, Hutthurm, Straubing St. Jakob, Passau-Ilzstadt, Freyung, Röhrnbach and Waldkirchen)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Total universe/Complete Enumeration
Collection Mode
  • Aggregation
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8699 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.12980
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.12772
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.12771

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 15 | Registration Date: 2020-02-21