Algarve: Portimão

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Date: 1453
Location: Portimão, Faro, Portugalmap
Surnames/tags: Portimão Algarve Portugal_Project
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View of the city of Portimão.


Portimão is presently composed by three parishes but historically it had four. 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
Alvor Alvor Divino Salvador Records range from 1723 to 1905.[1]
Mexilhoeira Grande Mexilhoeira Grande Nossa Senhora da Assunção Records range from 1609 to 1905.[2]
No coat-of-arms Verde Nossa Senhora da Assunção Records range from 1666 to 1835.[3]

Became part of Mexilhoeira Grande in 1842.

Portimão Portimão

Nossa Senhora da Conceição

Records range from 1575 to 1905.[4]

Until 1924 it was also called Vila Nova.

Notable People


  1. Paroquial records of Alvor,
  2. Paroquial records of Mexilhoeira Grande,
  3. Paroquial records of Verde Grande,
  4. Paroquial records of Portimão,

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