This register records deaths in the Jewish community of Dej and in many of the surrounding villages. Frequently mentioned villages are Ocna Dejului (Hung: Déésakna), Chiuieşti (Hung: Pecsétszeg), Mănăstirea (Hung: Szentbenedek, Buneşti (Hung: Széplak), Urișor (Hung: Alör), Câțcău (Hung: Kackó, Katzko), Reteag (Hung: Retteg), Uriu (Hung: Felőr), Suarăş (Hung: Szóváros) and Sălișca (Hung: Szeluske), but there are others. Both headings and entries are in Hungarian. The register was kept relatively well with all data clearly completed in most instances. Name; occupation; place of birth; gender; marital status; age; date, place, and cause of death; burial details; and, if applicable, surviving family members, are recorded.