Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration, State Archive (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Bergamo, Italy
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Record Description
Record Type: Civil Registration
Collection years: 1866-1901
Languages: Italian
Title in the Language: Stato Civile di Bergamo, Italia, 1866-1901
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Bergamo State Archives, Bergamo, Italy


What is in the Collection?

This collection of civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Bergamo (Archivio di Stato di Bergamo). Includes marriage banns (pubblicazioni); ten-year indexes (indici decennali); residency records (cittadinanze); and supplemental documents (allegati). Availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality. Records for this collection include the years 1866-1901.

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. Italian Data Privacy rules prohibit making certain records publicly available for viewing. This includes birth records under 110 years old, and marriage or death records under 70 years old. The Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration, State Archive collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization. The images are also available to all viewers at The Portale Antenati (Ancestors Portal).

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration, State Archive, 1866-1901.

Collection Contents

Birth records may contain the following information:

  • Birth date and place of birth
  • Name of child
  • Names of witnesses
  • Gender
  • Names and occupation of parents

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names and residences of parents
  • Groom's birth place and residence
  • Bride's age and occupation
  • Names of witnesses

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Name, age, and occupation of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Residence and birthplace of deceased
  • Name and occupation of father/name of mother

How Do I Search the Collection?

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page:

Fill in the requested information in the boxes on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the individuals in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at the information on several individuals comparing the information about them to your ancestors to make this determination.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate “Province”
⇒Select the appropriate “Comune or Frazione”
⇒Select the appropriate “Event Type and Year” which takes you to the images

When Searching:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names, or variations of their name, throughout their life.
  • If your ancestor used an alias or a nickname, be sure to check for those alternate names.
  • Even though these indexes are very accurate they may still contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration, 1866-1901." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Archivio di Stato di Bergamo [Bergamo State Archives, Bergamo].

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration, 1866-1901.


Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration, 1866-1901.

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