How did house numbers work in the Czech lands?

Authored on
January 19, 2021

An excellent resource for those just getting started in Czech genealogy is the Czech Genealogy for Beginners blog.

Here is a post everybody should read from the site. It answers the following questions about house numbers:

- When did house numbering begin and why?

- How were house numbers first given?

- How did the systems change over time?

- How frequent were house renumberings and how did that work?

- How can I know which house number I'm looking at?