Algarve: Lagoa

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Date: 16 Jan 1773
Location: Lagoa, Faro, Portugalmap
Surnames/tags: Lagoa Algarve Portugal_Project
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The beautiful rock outcrops of Praia da Marinha in the municipality of Lagoa.


Lagoa is presently composed by four parishes. All of them were part of the municipality of Silves until 1773. The list below contains some useful genealogical information. The patron saint is also included as paroquial records sometimes use it as a synonym for the parish's name.

Name Patron Saint Additional information
Estômbar Estômbar São Tiago Records range from 1665 to 1905.[1]
Ferragudo Ferragudo Nossa Senhora da Conceição Records range from 1749 to 1905.[2]

In 1997 a new parish was Ferragudo out of Lagoa called Parchal, before being made exctinct in 2013.

Lagoa Lagoa Nossa Senhora da Luz Records range from 1591 to 1905.[3]

In 1985 a new parish was created out of Lagoa called Carvoeiro, before being made exctinct in 2013.

Porches Porches Nossa Senhora da Encarnação Records range from 1618 to 1905.[4]

Notable People


  1. Paroquial records of Estômbar,
  2. Paroquial records of Ferragudo,
  3. Paroquial records of Lagoa,
  4. Paroquial records of Porches,

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