Bistum Dresden-Meissen, the Catholic Diocese of Dresden-Meissen in Saxony, Germany holds German parish records for this Diocese.

In total, the archives hold about 1,000 records and about 750 shelves. The collection department with documentation on the history of the bishopric, photo archive and rebates is under construction.”

Contact the Diocese for questions about accessing their records.

German privacy rules:

  • Christening books: 120 years after birth/baptism

  • Marriage books: 100 years after marriage

  • Death books: 40 years after death (You can’t be presented with the whole death book until 100 years after the date of the last entry but you can request individual death information from a book.)

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