Research Help

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.

Surnames of Agios Ioannis (St. Johns), Sparta from the Mitroon Arrenon (Male Register)

Surnames of Anavriti (Vryseon) from the Mitroon Arrenon (Male Register)

Surnames from the Mitroon Arrenon (Male Register) for Mystras, Laconia, and neighboring villages

Archives of Sparta: Mitroon Arrenon (Male Registers)

Archives of Sparta: Dimotologion (Town Register) Records

School Records from Sparta: Finding Your Ancestors as Children

General Tips for “Crossing the Pond”

Navigating the GAK Archive to Locate Election Lists

1872 Electoral Rolls from Sparta

Abbreviations in Handwritten Records

1890 Linguistic Map of the Peloponnese

Families of Anavryti

The Elementary School of Anavriti (municipality of Vryseon) in 1838

Greek Microfilms at the FamilySearch Library

Church Records in Greek Villages