The Rol dos Confessados is a well organized and rewritten book . All
villages of the parish are written in alphabetic order. All families of
the village are listed, that is, the ones who went to confession which
be most of them, the members of the family and people living in the house
are listed TOGETHER this is very important info when it comes to making
family tree. Other info. as I previously mentioned is also included.
The book that I viewed was from Febres, Cantanhede. The date on it was 1911. This book was located inside of the church. The older books, before 1900, are probably located at the city archives. I am not sure when those books were started but I know they were common in the 19 and 20 century. I will add more info on this site as I learned more about these lists.
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