Wednesday, November 30, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG ARCHIVES (TsGIA):Synagogue Parish Registers-- Petersburg Choral Synagogue & Kronshtadt

ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA ARCHIVES (TsGIA): SYNAGOGUE PARISH REGISTERS--Petersburg Choral Synagogue & Kronshtadt

The following “Synagogue Parish Registers” are available online. The information is in Russian and you must first register on the site and then pay the fee in order to view documents.
Registration instructions are in Russian. You can use an online translator. Your name, email address, a personal password will be needed. Also, you will copy an anti-spam code appearing in a box. There will be a verification code sent to your email address to confirm your registration. This will activate your account.

How to work with the service is in pdf format, in Russian:


F. 422, inv. 3—1856-1918 Petersburg Choral Synagogue (there are 549 pages). The index begins at:
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F. 1129, inv. 1—1875-1917 Collection of Kronshtadt Synagogue Metric Books The index is available at:
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