On-line parish registers (Instuktion in English)
Basic information about the study in the State Regional Archives in Zámrsk
It is possible to visit the research room of the State Regional Archives in Zámrsk in office hours. The research room has a limited capacity of the study places. The reservation of study places did not prove good and so a rule is accepted that in case that all study places are occupied, the next researcher can enter the research room when some of the places will be free. The contingent restriction of operation of the research room is published on internet pages of the archives.
Monday 8:00 – 17:00 hours
Tuesday 8:00 – 15:00 hours
Wednesday 8:00 – 17:00 hours
Státní oblastní archiv v Zámrsku
565 43 Zámrsk
tel.: +420 465 503 122, +420 465 503 135
fax: +420 465 503 117
It is allowed to use an ordinary carbon pencil or a laptop for making notices and excerpts of the records.
It is possible to lend for studying at the most six study units, e. g. books, cartons, maps, etc. for one visiting day and for one person, study reproductions of records on microfilms at the most in quantity of twenty microfilms for one visiting day.
The study of the public records including parish registers is free of charge.
It is possible to order the public records till 13:30 hours for the same day.
It is usually possible to put forward parish registers and microfilms within 30 minutes, books and plans from other funds within about three hours, cartons and records after paging – usually for the next visit.
The archivists appointed to the research room is not obliged to help the researcher to read the text of records, to translate it into other languages, to look up in records, etc.
The archives do not make the genealogical research.
Making copies of the records
The researchers can use their own reproduction device (especially digital cameras without a flash) to make reproductions of records for personal study use. The reproductions made in this way are not paid.
The prices of reproductions made by the archives:
elektrographic one-sided copying:
from free pages 5,- Kč in size A4, 8,- Kč in size A3
from bound pages 7,- Kč in size A4, 12,- Kč in size A3
The stated charges and the price list of the further services rendered by the archives are set down by the enclosure No. 4 to the decree No. 645/2004.
The making of copies of public records takes usually 1 – 2 weeks.
Zámrsk is situated on the railway Praha – Pardubice – Česká Třebová. If you go by train, get out in Dobříkov u Chocně halt from where the walk to the archives takes 10 – 15 minutes (direction cemetery). You also find Zámrsk near the highway No. 35 (E 442) Hradec Králové – Olomouc/Brno about 5 km from Vysoké Mýto, 15 km from Holice, 40 km from Hradec Králové. The State Regional Archives reside in a castle.