Italy, Padova, Civil Registration, State Archive (FamilySearch Historical Records)
|This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.|
Title in the Language of the Records
Italia, Padova, Stato Civile (Archivio di Stato)
What is in the Collection?
The collection consists of of civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Padova (Archivio di Stato di Padova). It generally covers the years 1621 to 1930. However, the availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality.
The civil registration records are an excellent source of accurate data on names, dates, and places for genealogical research in Agrigento. However, before 1860, when civil registration became law for the entire country, it is suggested to research the church records.
May also include the following records:
- Supplemental documents (allegati)
- Marriage banns (notificazioni o pubblicazioni)
- Indexes (indici)
- Marriage supplements (processetti)
- Miscellaneous records (atti diversi)
These records are written in Italian.
For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the wiki article: Italy, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate 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, Padova, Civil Registration, State Archive collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images are also available to all viewers at The Portale Antenati (Ancestors Portal).
How Do I Search the Collection?
To search the collection by name:
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.
To browse the collection by image:
⇒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
For Help Reading These Records
|Don't overlook FHL Keyword Italy, Padova items in the FamilySearch Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Italy Archives and Libraries.|
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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.
- "Italy, Padova, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1621-1930." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Ufficio dello Stato Civile.
Record citation (or citation for the index entry):
|The citation for a record will be available with each record once the collection is published.|
|The image citation will be available once the collection is published.|
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