Jihocesky Kraj (South Bohemian Region)
Online link: http://digi.ceskearchivy.cz/
On the home page you may select an English option (EN). On the next screen, choose the “Folder Tree” then in that column select Digitalized Materials, Parish Registers, the denomination, and finally the location within the alphabetical options.
In person visits:
Any person interested in inspecting archival documents is required to prove his/her identity by showing an identity card or any other document of similar validity (e.g. passport); to register each visit in the visitors’ book, and at the beginning of research fill out a research form (badatelsky list). The research form is to be recompleted whenever the subject of inspection or the subject of research are changed, and at the beginning of every calendar year.
State Regional Archive
Statni oblastni archiv v Treboni
Address: Zamek, 379 11 Trebon
Digitalized material including parish records
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri 7:30-15:30, Wed 7:30-18:00
The regional archive at Trebon is among the oldest and biggest of its kind in the Czech or Slovak Republics. The archive was officially opened only on January 1, 1956, however, the origin of the archives and its records go back to the year 1602. The oldest land deed in the archive dates to 1134.
State District Archives (Statni okresni archivy)
Statni okresni archiv Ceske Budejovice
Address: Premysla Otakara II. c. 1, 370 92 Ceske Budejovice
Hours: Mon 7:30-11:30, 12:00-16:15 Wed 7:30-11:30, 12:00-17:45
Statni okresni archiv Cesky Krumlov
Address: Zamek 381 11 Cesky Krumlov (post. prihr. 56)
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-15:00
Statni okresni archiv Jindrichuv Hradec
Address: Vaclavska 37/III 377 11 Jindrichuv Hradec
Hours: Tues, Wed 8:00-15:30
Statni okresni archiv Pelhrimov
Address: Prazska 127 393 01 Pelhrimov
Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00-15:30
Statni okresni archiv Pisek se sidlem v Mirovicich (District archive Pisek housed at Mirovice)
Address: 398 06 Mirovice 37 (post. schranka 13)
Hours: Tues, Wed, Thur 8:00-15:30
Statni okresni archiv Prachatice
Address: Velke namesti 43 383 11 Prachatice
Hours: Wed 8:00-12:00, 13:00-16:00, Thur 8:00-12:00
Statni okresni archiv Strakonice
Address: zamek Strela, 386 11 Strakonice
Hours: Wed 8:00-18:00, Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri by appointment
Statni okresni archiv Tabor
Address: Prazska ulice 155, 390 01 Tabor
Hours: Monday 8:00-12:00, 13:00-15:00, Tue-Fri by appointment
Podnikovy archiv Jihoceskych pivovaru k. p. Ceske Budejovice (Business archive South Bohemian breweries) Address: ulice Karoliny Svetle 4 370 54 Ceske Budejovice Hours: 7:00-15:00 (day(s) not specified, perhaps Mon-Fri)
Common Holdings of Archives
Regional Archive Matriky – Church records of birth, marriage, death up to year 1900 Tax Records Deeds, Charters, Nobility records
Cadastral Maps (maps showing land ownership) drawn during the period 1830-1840 for all of Bohemia are held in the main archive in Prague (Milady Horakove 133).
District Archive Passport records, applications for emigration Certain land records Marriage contracts with register of bride’s dowry School records Town, political records, including town chronicle (history of events from the town).