Algarve: Monchique

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Date: 1773
Location: Monchique, Faro, Portugalmap
Surnames/tags: Monchique Algarve Portugal_Project
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The hilly town of Monchique, settled since Roman times.


Monchique is presently composed by three 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
Alferce Alferce São Romão Records range from 1673 to 1905.[1]
Marmelete Marmelete Nossa Senhora da Encarnação Records range from 1642 to 1905.[2]
Monchique Monchique Nossa Senhora da Conceição Records range from 1618 to 1905.[3]

Notable People


  1. Paroquial records of Alferce,
  2. Paroquial records of Marmelete,
  3. Paroquial records of Monchique,

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