This register records births, marriages, and deaths for Jews in villages near the town of Dej. The most frequently mentioned villages are Ileanda (Hung: Nagy-Illonda), Urișor (Hung: Alör), Câțcău (Hung: Kackó, Katzko), Glod (Hungarian Soósmező), and Sălișca (Hung: Szeluske). Please note the Hungarian names have a variety of spellings. Despite being catalogued under "Dej" there are in fact no births, marriages or deaths recorded in Dej itself. Data recorded is typical for record books of this time and includes the individual's name and birth details; parent details; place of residence; for births information on the circumcision; for marriages information on the ceremony; for deaths circumstances of death and details on the burial. Both headings and entries are entirely in German, Hebrew dates are also provided most of the time. This book was maintained by the Dej community at least until the interwar period (stamps in Romanian).