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The online records for France are currently not available at FamilySearch. Publication of French records is authorized by the French Commission for Informatics and Liberties (CNIL). FamilySearch is negotiating with CNIL for approval to film and publish French records. Original images can be ordered or viewed through the following mediums:
- Microfilms and microfiche are available for viewing at your nearest FamilySearch Center. For information see: Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche.
- You may request a digital copy of items found in the Family History Library Catalog. For information see: https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Photoduplication_Services
- The archives of France are available at:
The following websites may also be helpful:
History of France – sites and blogs (in French)
Beginning Research in France: Part 1 of 2 (video and slides)
FamilySearch Blog: https://familysearch.org/blog/en/searching-french-family-history-records/
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This Collection will include records from 1680 to 1789.
The collection consists of a card index to all "B" surnames extracted from the 38 parishes of Rouen, France. Families are linked together on genealogical forms. In most cases, names are filed by "sound" rather than strictly alphabetical. Use of images of this index is strictly limited to personal research only and is not intended to be used for profit. For permission contact: Mr. Jean-Pierre Bardet, Professeur Emérite Université de Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), 1, rue Victor-Cousin, 75005, Paris.
Publication of French records is authorized by the French commission for Informatics and Liberties (CNIL). FamilySearch has requested approval from this entity to publish French records.
As soon as permission has been granted by the CNIL, publication of French records will become available on FamilySearch.
Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
- “France, Seine-Maritime, Rouen, Indexes to Church Records, 1680-1789.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Bardet, Jean-Pierre. Archives Departementales Prefecture.
- Full names of husband and wife
- Marriage date
- Birth date
- Death date
- Names of children
- Birth dates of children
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