What Language to Expect in Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

The language used in birth, marriage, and death records (as well as books of residents) in towns in the Częstochowa-Radomsko area varies by year:

1808–1867 Polish
1868–1914 Russian (using the Cyrillic alphabet)
1915–1940s Polish

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