Italian Records Available Through FamilySearch
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Find a complete list of records available through FamilySearch is the FamilySearch Catalog where you may search the data eight different ways. The "Keyword" search often proves to be a very effective option.
Try the "Place Search" and enter the county where your ancestor lived in the first field and Italy in the bottom field to see a list of the various topics available. You should also search for the church and county where your ancestor lived using the "Place Search".
Listing of all Collections Available
- Listing of all records collections for Italy available on FamilySearch.org.
FamilySearch Collection Statistics for Italy (11 September 2008)
- 85,000+ microfilms
- 3,000+ microfiche
- 1200 books
- ? electronic resources
- 300 maps
- 5 atlases
- 7 million digital images (not yet on-line)
Filming in Italy began full-time around 1966-1967, although some microfilms had been done in the Piemonte area (Waldensian records) in 1948.