Under this tab, “Research Help,” you will receive guidance on finding, reading and interpreting the records needed when researching villages around Sparta. The links below are to posts on this blog and to other relevant sources. Click on the title to access the post.
List of Greek Occupations in 19th century records, translated into English.
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Beyond the Basics: Parish Voter Lists
Beyond the Basics: 1856 Parish Census
Book, Archives of Dimitrios Slavaras, notary of Mystras, Volume B, Years: 1832-43. Records of Notaries include any type of legal transaction including dowries and land transfers. This book is published by the GAK office of Sparta and is on the internet in pdf format. It contains synopses of the records of the notary Dimitrios Salvaras of Mystras, years 1832-43. Scroll until you get to image 26 where the descriptions of the records begin. Many thanks to the GAK of Sparta for putting this online.
The “Greece” page at Cyndi’s List has links to online resources.
The Greece Genealogy page at the FamilySearch Wiki is a rich resource, with many links to assist with Greek research.