Tips on doing research in Switzerland:
Photos and scans are not always allowed by the archives and photocopying old books is generally prohibited.Swiss? German? French? Italian? Country borders changed over the years.
Swiss Roots Genealogy Links:
Basel City Local Citizenship Requests: This is a collection of extracts of requests of citizenship in the city of Basel, Switzerland from FamilySearch.
Berner Geschlechter (German) Documentation of more than 50,000 individuals of some 300 families of the Bern City from 16th to 19th century with respective indices.
Bischofszeller Geschlechter (German) Documentation of more than 8,000 individuals of some 30 families of the Bischofszell Town (Canton of Thurgau ) from 16th to 19th century with respective indices.
Churchbooks of Canton Bern: A list of churchbooks available and price to access a CD with this information.
Hamburg Passenger Lists: FamilySearch Wiki article. Note: the old Hamburg Passenger Lists Resource Guide has been incorporated into this. Lutheran Church Census Records from Canton Zurich
Neuchâtel Genealogy Society / Société neuchâteloise de généalogie (French)
Russian Swiss (German)
Schaffhausen, Directories, Emigration, and Genealogies: This collection will include records from 1460 to 1952 from FamilySearch
SGSI - Società Genealogica della Svizzera Italiana (Italian) Genealogy of the Italian speaking Cantons Ticino (Tessin) and Grigioni (Grisons, Graubünden), publishing a yearly bulletin and monthly newsletters for members.
Société Genevoise de Généalogie (French)
Switzerland, Baptisms, 1491-1940
Switzerland Burials, 1613-1875
Switzerland, Church Book Extracts, 1550-1875
Switzerland Genealogy Links: This site includes lists from cemeteries, census and societies.
Switzerland, Marriages 1532-1910
Verein für Familien- & Personenforschung March & Nachbarregionen: Association for genealogy and family search in the district of March in the canton of Schwyz.
In 2014, the church records of the Canton of Appenzell-Ausserrhoden became available online from the Staatsarchiv Appenzell website.
Few parish registers from Canton Aargau are available through the Canton Archives. The link shows the list of parish registers that are available. (Google Translate English)
FamilySearch tries to make records available for all users. However, the rights to view images are granted by the record custodians.
Images for the Canton of Bern can only be viewed at the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and by members of the supporting organization: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Switzerland, Church Records 1277-1992 for the Records for Cantons of Basel-Stadt and Schaffhausen are unrestricted and can be viewed by all users.