- Updated: 24 Feb 2015

Currently based in Italy, many associations of genealogists and archivists projects are focused on saving its heritage preserved in Italian parishes, which is in serious danger of deterioration. Thus, many volunteers are taking data from these books and loading them up to the web. There are also another projects such as that of Family Search or Ancestry or projects of Italian state archives. There are also initiatives from individuals, who transcript all births, marriages, deaths, censuses and documents from civil acts conserved in several Italian communes.

Italian Genealogical Records Online

Here’s a maps of these projects
Here you can find instructions
Here’s a list of these projects, grouped by Italian regions:

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- Abruzzo - Basilicata - Calabria - Campania - Emilia Romagna - Friuli-Venezia Giulia - Lazio - Liguria - Lombardia - Marche - Molise - Piemonte - Puglia - Sardegna - Sicilia - Toscana - Trentino-Alto Adige - Umbria - Valle d'Aosta - Veneto

Others Projects

Italian Censuses
Old Italian Cadastres
Portale della Storia degli italiani

FamilySearch Unites with Italian Archive Organization to Digitize Civil Registration Records

- Italian Immigrants who sent money to Italy via the Bank of Naples

Family Search has put online a very interesting source of information. The data was gathered years ago by volunteers, members of the LDS Church who copied acts from microfilms of several Italian communes. These indexations are partial, which means, records of a Parish or of a Commune were not completely indexed.

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