Basque Genealogy and History

Basque Genealogy and History

These resources will get you started tracing your Basque roots.


The Basque Genealogy Home Page


The Basque Museum and Cultural Center


Center for Basque Studies

University of Nevada-Reno/322 Reno, NV 89557 (775) 784-4854 Ext. 254 <>

The Etxeto Basque Family Genealogy Home Page


Euskal Herria: The Basque Country


Larry Trask’s Basque Page

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From the June 2004 Family Tree Magazine
Spain and Portugal Toolkit
 Trace your Iberian ancestors with these books, Web sites adn organizations.

Web Sites

Biblioteca Nacional


CIDA Database

Hispanic Genealogy Sources


Lists of Passengers to America


Perry Castañeda Library Map Collection — Spain


Royal House of Bourbon


Sí, Spain


Spain Mailing Lists


Spanish Archives


Spanish-English Dictionary


Spanish Genealogical Word List and Letter-Writing Guide

<>: Click on S and scroll down to Spain.

Spanish Genealogy


Spanish GenWeb


Spanish Ministry of Culture Archives Catalog


Spanish Postal Codes


Spanish WorldGenWeb


Books and Audio

Finding Your Hispanic Roots by George R. Ryskamp (Genealogical Publishing Co.)

• “Genealogical Research in the Archives of Spain” lecture by George R. Ryskamp (

Historical Dictionary of Spain by Angel Smith (Rowman & Littlefield)

Mexican and Spanish Family Research by J. Konrad (Ohio Summit Publications)

• “Natural de España: Connecting Your Ancestors With Spain” lecture by George R. Ryskamp (

• “The Province of Texas and Available Records in the Archivo General de Indas in Sevilla, Spain” lecture by Peter E. Carr (

Tracing Your Hispanic Heritage by George R. Ryskamp (Hispanic Family History Research)


Archivo de la Corona de Aragon Calle Almogávares, 77 08018 Barcelona, Spain +34 (93) 4 854 318 or +34 (93) 4 854 285

Archivo General de la Administración Paseo de Aguadores, 2 28871 Alcalá de Henares, Spain +34(91)8892950

Archivo General de Indias Avenida de la Constitución, 3 41071 Sevilla, Spain +34 (95) 4 500 530 or +34 (95) 4 500 528

Archivo General Militar de Segovia Plaza Reina Victoria Eugenia, s/n 40071 Segovia, Spain +34 (92) 1460 758

Archivo General del Patrimonio Nacional-Real Casa Bailen, s/n (Palacio Real) 28013 Madrid, Spain

Archivo General de Simancas Miravete, 8 47130 Simancas, Spain +34 (98) 3 590 003 or +34 (98) 3 590 750

Archivo Histórico Nacional Serrano, 115 28006 Madrid, Spain +34 (91) 7688 500

Archivo de la Real Chancillería de Granada Plaza del Padre Suárez, 1 18009 Granada, Spain +34 (95) 8 222 338

Archivo de la Real Chancillería de Valladolid C/ Chancillería, 4 47071 Valladolid, Spain +34 (98) 3 250 232 or +34 (98) 3 245 746

Asociacion de Diplomados en Genealogia, Heraldica y Nobiliaria Alcala, 20-2a Oficina 7-B Edificio Teatro “Alcazar” 28014 Madrid, Spain

Asociacion de Hidalgos a Fuero de España Aniceto Marinas, 114 28008 Madrid, Spain

Genealogical Society of Hispanic America Box 9606 Denver, CO 80209 <>

The Hispanic Genealogical Society Box 231271 Houston, TX 77223 <>

National Library of Spain Paseo de Recoletos, 20 28071 Madrid, Spain <>

The Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research Box 490 Midway City, CA 92655<>

Spanish American Genealogical Association Box 794 Corpus Christi, TX 78403


Web Sites

Azores GenWeb


Azores: Source of Immigration to the Americas


Finding Your Portuguese Roots

Perry Castañeda Library Map Collection — Portugal

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Portugal Atlas


Portugal Mailing Lists
Portuguese-English Dictionary
Portuguese Genealogy Links
Portuguese Genealogy Resources
Portuguese Passenger Ship Master List
Portuguese Postal Codes
<>: Click Pesquisa de Código Postal.
Ship List Database


Historical Dictionary of Portugal, 2nd edition, by Douglas K. Wheeler (Rowmar&Littlefield)

The Portuguese Making of America: Melungeons and Early Settlers of America by Manuel Mira (Portuguese-American Historical Research Foundation)


American-Portuguese Genealogical Society Box 644 Taunton, MA 02780 <>

Arquivo Regional da Açores Palacio Betancourt, Rua Conseilheirc Angra do Heroismo, Azores, Portugal

Arquivo Regional da Madeira Palacio de S. Pedro 9000 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Instituto dos Arquivos Nacionais — Torre do Tombo Alameda da Universidade 1649-010 Lisbon, Portugal <>

Instituto Portugues de Heraldica Avenida da Republics, 20 1000 Lisbon, Portugal

J.A. Freitas Library Portuguese Union of the State of California 1120 E. 14th St. San Leandro, CA 94577 (510)483-7676 <>

Portuguese Historical and Cultural Society Box 161990 Sacramento, CA 95816 <>

Portuguese Historical Museum Box 18277 San Jose, CA 95158 <” target=”_blank”>>

From the June 2004 Family Tree Magazine

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