Books, articles, CD's, Tapes etc.
On the Web.
Herrera Saucedo, George E.
Ryskamp. Finding Your Hispanic Roots -- this is the classic textbook on researching Hispanic ancestors
There isn't a Research Outline for Spain at familysearch.org --let's hope they remedy that soon! They suggest you use the SpanishLetter Writing Guide .
Brigham Young University offers a Spanish Extraction Guide online; it is not specific to Spain, but is an excellent guide to working with records written in Spanish. They also have a Spanish Town List , a list of Spanish given names and a list of Spanish surnames (but the link is broken)
World GenWeb: Spain -- note it is in Spanish and there is no English version of the page.
Spanish Genealogy is a bilingual site with some very helpful informtion.
I don't usually link to About.com sites because of the intrusive advertising on the site, but I'm going to make an exception for these 2 pages (Be sure your pop-up blocker is on) : Spanish Surname Meanings and Origins and Researching Your Hispanic Heritage
Index to the Enciclopedia Heráldica Hispano-Americana of Alberto and Arturo García Carraffa
Spanish Censuses of the 16th Century. BYU Family Historian vol. 1 no. 1
Hispanic Family Research includes a bibliography for Spain.
Read or leave a query at the the GenForum for Spain or the Ancestry/Rootsweb
Regions and Provinces of Spain
Andalusia: Almeria, Cadiz, Cordoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaen, Malaga, Sevilla.
Aragon: Huesca, Teruel, Zaragoza.
Baleares (Balearic Islands) : Baleares
Canarias (Canary Islands): Las Palmas, Tenerife.
Castile(old): Avila, Burgos, Logroño, Santander, Segovia, Soria.
Castile(new): Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Guadalajara, Madrid, Toledo.
Catalonia: Barcelona, Gerona, Lerida, Tarragona.
Extremadura: Badajoz, Caceres.
Galicia: La Coruña, Lugo, Orense, Pontevedra.
Leon: Leon, Palencia, Salamanca, Valladolid, Zamora
Murcia: Albacete, Murcia.
Valencia: Alicante, Castellon, Valencia.
Vascongadas: Alava, Guipuzcoa, Vizcaya.
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