Italian genealogical records online
Currently based in Italy, many associations of genealogists and archivists projects are focused on saving its heritage preserved in Italian parishes, which is in serious danger of deterioration. Thus, many volunteers are taking data from these books and loading them up to the web.
There are also another projects such as that of Family Search or Portale Antenati or projects of Italian state archives. There are also initiatives from individuals, who transcript all births, marriages, deaths, censuses and documents from civil acts conserved in several Italian communes.
Here’s a list of these projects:
Birth, marriage and death records
- Transcriptions of births, marriages and deaths records – This is a list of websites with records of births, marriages, deceases, census and other records of Italian communes. You may find both, digitized records, or lists of those events.
- Historical database of Friulian families
- Births from 1815 to 1923 in Trentino
- Italian Virtual Cemeteries
Censuses and Cadastres
- Italian census records available online
- Italian Cadastres with information about landowners available online
- Lists of military recruitment – This excel file contains a list of Italian military records digitization projects. That’s why some Archives of the State had load up these recruitment records on line.
- On the research of disappeared “Garibaldini”
- Fallen Italian soldiers in the First and Second World War
- Casellario Politico Centrale (CPC) Political Central File
- Historical Archive of the Bank of Naples (Banco di Napoli) – Italian Immigrants who sent money to Italy via the Bank of Naples
- Italian newspapers digitized