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Genealogical records at the State Archives of Brest Region

List of administrative units with the time periods for which genealogical records are available

Grodno Province (gubernia)

Minsk Province (gubernia)

Bialystok Voevodstvo


Lublin Voevodstvo


Novogrudok Voevodstvo


Polesie Voevodstvo


Volyn Voevodstvo

Brest Region (Oblast) 1939 - 1941, see below

Baranovichi Okrug*

Districts (raions):

Brest Okrug*

Districts (raions):

Pinsk Okrug*


Brest Region

Districts (raions):

Note: *The administrative division of Belarus during the German Occupation

23 May 2018
On 29 May 2018 the Department for Archives and Records Management of the Justice Ministry holds “direct telephone line” More >>
12 April 2018
The Belarusian Archives-Museum of Literature and Art holds the Eighteenth Archival Readings More >>
New on the site
21 March 2018
The website presents a virtual exhibition of documents “Nation-State Formation in Belarus 1918-1920” More >>
Archival news
22 May 2018
BelNIIDAD issued a new General Records Schedule for the National Archival Holdings of the Republic of Belarus More >>
14 May 2018
The National Historical Archives of Belarus held a presentation of the academic edition “The Armorial of Belarusian Nobility” More >>
10 May 2018
The National Technical Committee on Standardization “Records Management” held a session More >>
08 May 2018
BGAMLI holds an exhibition dedicated to 135th anniversary of the birth of Belarusian writer Yanka MAUR More >>
12 April 2018
A guidebook “Latin-language documents on the history of Belarus in the 13th and 14th centuries in foreign archives” has been released More >>