is a free, online database for the various National and State Archives of Poland as well as a few other institutions (listed below). It was created by the National Digital Archive. You can search for civil registrations and parish records/registers throughout Poland and the database specifies the archive, the collection name & dates, and images for all records in that collection. (No index.)

Material on is free to download, copy, and distribute.

They have a published guide called, “How to use digitized records on the Polish State Archives’ website.”

These are the archives with Polish parish records or civil registrations at

  • Central Archives of Historical Records
  • Central Archives of Modern Records
  • National Digital Archive
  • State Archives in Bialystok
  • State Archives in Bydgoszcz
  • State Archives in Czestochowa
  • State Archive in Elblag
  • State Archives in Gdansk
  • State Archive in Gorzów Wielkopolski
  • National Archive in Krakow
  • State Archives in Kalisz
  • State Archives in Katowice
  • State Archives in Kielce
  • State Archives in Koszalin
  • State Archives in Leszno
  • State Archives in Lublin
  • State Archives in Łódź
  • State Archives in Olsztyn
  • State Archives in Opole
  • State Archives in Poznan
  • State Archives in Piotrków Trybunalski
  • State Archives in Płock
  • State Archives in Przemysl
  • State Archives in Radom
  • State Archives in Rzeszow
  • State Archives in Siedlce
  • State Archive in Suwałki
  • State Archives in Szczecin
  • State Archives in Warsaw
  • State Archives in Wroclaw
  • State Archive in Zamość
  • State Archives in Zielona Góra
  • Hoover Institute Archives
  • Archives of the Zamoyski Museum in Kozłówka
  • Archive of the National Museum in Krakow
  • Archive of the Polish Library. Ignacy Domeykis
  • Archive of the Foundation of Culture and Heritage of the Polish Armenians
  • Central Museum of Prisoners of War in Lambinowice-Opole
  • Museum of Romanticism in Opinogóra


5 responses to “ – free Polish parish records images online”

  1. Hy, i’m descendant by Johanne Friederike Wilhelmine Wendorf. She to born in 18/04/1830, near to Regenwalde, actual Rezko. I want her certificate or baptism. You can help me please?? Atenciously, Mara Bergel.

    1. This site is for individuals doing their own research. If you need assistance, you’ll need to contact a professional genealogist. Best with your research!

  2. Hello my grandad Teofil Literski came on a ship after fighting on Mount cristo in Italy and meet my grandma now he signed its declaration to be English citizen in 1982 I have spoke to some geological experts over the past and displays does not exist. and it looks like they are spelt the village or town where we come from wrong they put Kronski Mlyn where we think he was born was Krapski Mlyn his father Teofil Literski and he’s Josefina Literski died and my grandad survived. He was about 12 years old we’ve been looking for years to try and find’s birthplace is where was from in Poland , and we would love to visit whatever it costs it doesn’t matter our family are getting old I’m really would like some information on him please my grandad‘s birthday was September 18th

    1. Steven,

      Thanks for visiting the OnGenealogy directory. I don’t think responds to this type of inquiry so you will probably want to contact a professional genealogist who specializes in this area of research to get the assistance you need.

      Best with your genealogy,


  3. I am looking for ancestors of Hermann Kempf, resident of Kamin , West Prussia ( Kamien Krajenski ) Poland. He was born about 1866, married in 1890 to Auguste Mond, nee Muller. born around 1858 and was a barber by trade.


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