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Italy, Asti, Civil Registration, State Archive - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Italy, Asti, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1803-1814, 1911-1935
This article describes a collection of records at
Asti, Italy
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Record Description
Record Type: Civil Registration
Collection years: 1803-1814, 1911-1935
Languages: Italian & French
Title in the Language: Italia, Asti, Stato Civile (Archivio di Stato), 1803-1814, 1911-1935
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Related Websites
Asti State Archives, Asti, Italy

What is in the Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection consists of of civil registration (stato civile) within the custody of the State Archive of Asti (Archivio di Stato di Asti). The collection generally covers the years 1804 to 1929. Most of the records are birth, marriage, or death records. There are also a small number of other miscellaneous records. The availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality.

These records are written in Italian and in French.

To Browse this Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Italy, Asti, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1803-1814, 1911-1935.

Collection Contents[edit | edit source]

Birth records may contain the following information:

  • Date and time of birth
  • Name at birth
  • Parents’ names
  • Parents’ residence
  • Sex of child
  • Names of witnesses

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Names of bride and groom
  • Date and time of marriage
  • Parents’ names
  • Parents’ residence
  • Date of birth of bride and groom

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Date and time of death
  • Name of deceased
  • Residence of deceased
  • Parents’ names
  • Witnesses’ names

For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the wiki article: Italy, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

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, Asti, 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).

How Do I Search the Collection?[edit | edit source]

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 o frazione”
⇒Select the appropriate “Event Type and Year” which takes you to the images

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

For Help Reading these Records[edit | edit source]

Some records are in Italian and some are in French. For help reading the records see the wiki articles:

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

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How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Historical Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.