Volgograd archive

Looking for records in Volgograd archive?


Did you know that today’s Volgograd was called Tsaritsyn before the 1917 Revolution name and Stalingrad during Soviet times?

During the year 1941-1945 part of the archival documents were evacuated to the city of Uralsk in Northern Kazakhstan. These were only 145,6 thousand out of 496,6 thousand documents (29%), all the others perished during the siege of Stalingrad.
For example, if your ancestor was a meschanin in Tsaritsyn, then only 1914-1916 papers survived in Fund 239 -Tsaritsyn meschanstvo administration.
However, there might be other records available about your family. Never lose hope. Contact to get your ancestry circumstances assessed.

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