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Yes, I signed the petition. Thank you for letting us know . . . . records in the US show that one of my husband's ancestors may have come from Bamberg or some town with similar spelling/pronounciation, so I would love to see those records.
On Sun, May 3, 2020 at 5:52 PM Elizabeth Kraus <greliz7@...
I’ve just done it too – in English, though probably should have done it in
German! A great idea, perhaps there are others we can also petition. After all
for most of us, we cannot easily access these records.
Sent: Monday, May 04, 2020 2:38 AM
Subject: Re: [German-genealogy-ENG] REGENSBURG Cath. Archives
Done and very simple. Thank you for letting us
know. Perhaps we'll be lucky and they will listen.
Hello all -
Today I received (via the Franken list),
an online Petition requesting that the Cath. archives in Regensburg, Bavaria
digitize their microfilmed churchbooks and make them available to everyone
online free. It's getting overwhelming support, and I hope you all will
sign it as I have. These records were supposed to be online years ago,
and there has been no movement from Regensburg, Bamberg or Wurzburg,
etc. Perhaps this will light a fire under them. It will also
preserve these valuable records survive in the event of a fire or other
natural disaster. Please do your part and sign the petition which is
also available in English.
Here is the