FamilySearch - Japan Village Records, 709-1982
A collection of village records from all localities in Japan. Browse by locality, beginning with the Prefecture of interest, then County/City or Town/Village, then by Record Type. Record types can include: Religious Inquisition Censuses (shumoncho), Tax records, Financial records, Buddhist records, Shinto records and Registers of officials and employees. Records will be added as they become available. Click on the locality of interest to see records from that area.