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web sites for European research

Posted: Fri Jul 07, 2006 12:09 am
by LesleyB
France
A Beginner's Guide to Researching Your French Ancestry
http://genealogy.about.com/library/weekly/aa070700a.htm

Surname distribution in France
http://www.geopatronyme.com

A bilingual site where you can find the addresses of family history societies and archives
http://www.francegenweb.org
Note from SarahND: As of 27 Jan 2013 I find that the site is exclusively in French (but maybe that is because I am accessing it from France?)

Search for your ancestors - lots of French names on here.
http://www.geneanet.org/index.php3?lang=en

Those who lost their heads to Madame Guillotine during the French Revolution
http://les.guillotines.free.fr/

Italy
Anglo-Italian FHS
http://www.anglo-italianfhs.org.uk

Italian Ancestry site - lots of links to Italian records etc. with emphasis on American Italians
http://www.italianancestry.com

The Italian National Archive site, providing addresses for most of the State "Provincial" Record Centres in Italy, along with details of what each centre holds - in Italian
http://archivi.beniculturali.it/UCBAWEB/indice.html

Searcheable directory of parishes in Italy (in Italian)
http://www.chiesacattolica.it/cci_new/parrocchie/

Italian to English vocab - To help with family history documents
http://www.roangelo.net/vocabula.html

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Posted: Sat Jul 08, 2006 11:21 pm
by CatrionaL
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