Alpes (Hautes)

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== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
  
To search for online copies of parish registers and civil registration, go to [http://www.archives05.fr/arkotheque/etat_civil/index.php http://www.archives05.fr/arkotheque/etat_civil/index.php] The link below allows you to search in several databases provided by the genealogical association of Hautes Alpes
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*[http://www.archives05.fr Archives Départementales]   
 
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*[http://www.francegenweb.org/~sitesdgw/05/ Hautes-Alpes France Genweb] 
[http://www.agha.fr/sommaire.htm http://www.agha.fr/sommaire.html]
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*[http://www.francegenweb.org/~communes/liste.php?dept=05 Gazetteer for Hautes-Alpes]
 
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*[http://www.archives05.fr/arkotheque/etat_civil/index.php Records online]
Naissances&nbsp; - Mariages - Décès -&nbsp;B.M.S.- &nbsp;Prostestants&nbsp;-&nbsp;C.M Testaments -&nbsp;B.M.S. Migrants -&nbsp;Monuments aux Morts -Monuments aux Morts -&nbsp;Tables annuelles<br>Les communes&nbsp;-&nbsp;Les hameaux -&nbsp;Les Diocéses&nbsp;<br><br>
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*[http://www.agha.fr/sommaire Extracted records online for the whole Department]
 
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*[http://www.archives05.fr Archives Départementales]
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*[http://www.francegenweb.org/~sitesdgw/05/ Hautes-Alpes France Genweb]  
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*[http://www.francegenweb.org/~communes/liste.php?dept=05 Gazetteer for Hautes-Alpes]
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== Genealogical Associations  ==
 
== Genealogical Associations  ==

Revision as of 20:55, 6 November 2012

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Alpes (Hautes) is a department in the southeastern part of France. It's name comes from the Alps mountain range where it is located. It is one of the original departments created during the French Revolution.

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Getting started with Alpes (Hautes) research

The Archive of the Department of Hautes Alpes has put the following records online:

  • Church Records
  • Cvil Registers
  • Cadastral Maps
  • Census Records
  • Conscription Records
  • Maps, Pictures

Jurisdictions

Hautes-Alpes is one of the original 83 Departments, it consists of the former province Dauphiné and the north of Provence.  With only 177 communes it is very sparse populated.

The Hautes-Alpes are divided into 2 Arrondissements (districts) Gap and Briançon and 30 cantons:

  • Briançon: Aiguilles, Briançon-Nord, Briançon-Sud, Guillestre, L'Argentière-la-Bessée, La Grave and Monêtier-les-Bains.
  • Gap: d’Aspres-sur-Buëch, Barcillonnette, Chorges, Embrun, Gap-Campagne, Gap-Centre, Gap-Nord-Est,
    Gap-Nord-Ouest, Gap-Sud-Est, Gap-Sud-Ouest, La Bâtie-Neuve, Laragne-Montéglin, Orcières, Orpierre,
    Ribiers, Rosans, Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, Saint-Étienne-en-Dévoluy, Saint-Firmin, Savines-le-Lac,
    Serres, Tallard and Veynes.

Research Tools

Genealogical Associations

  • Association Généalogique des Hautes-Alpes Archives départementales Route de Rambaud 05000 GAP
  • Centre Généalogique du Dauphiné 12 boulevard du Maréchal-Lyautey BP 31 38010 GRENOBLE CEDEX 1


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