Genealogy in Castelnuovo di Conza

If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Castelnuovo di Conza, you could find info about your Italian family at Registrar of Vital Statistics in the City Office or at the parishes.

Registry offices in Campania and in Salerno province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Castelnuovo di Conza registrar as of that date.

So, if your ancestors were in Castelnuovo di Conza in the nineteenth or twentieth century, then you could try to contact the City Office of Castelnuovo di Conza to know more.

Before to start your genealogy research in Castelnuovo di Conza, we suggest you to read our tips for your search . They are useful to search in Abruzzo and in Castelnuovo di Conza too.

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Castelnuovo di Conza from the Italian Unification (1861) an important info to understand how many people lived there in the past.

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Castelnuovo di Conza. As more your surname is common in Castelnuovo di Conza, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Castelnuovo di Conza archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Salerno province are:
Alfano, Amato, Annunziata, Apicella, Bruno, Califano, Caputo, Cirillo, Coppola, Cuomo, D’Amato, D’Ambrosio, D’Angelo, De Luca, De Martino, De Rosa, Esposito, Ferraioli, Ferrara, Gallo, Giordano, Greco, Grimaldi, Iannone, Lamberti, Landi, Manzo, Marino, Napoli, Pagano, Palumbo, Pellegrino, Pepe, Rinaldi, Rizzo, Romano, Ruggiero, Russo, Santoro, Senatore, Sessa, Sica, Sorrentino, Tortora, Trotta, Vitale, Vitolo, Volpe.

Church archives in Salerno province may instead contain even older information, but they are far less accessible from abroad (and almost impossible by email).
Then,parishes send information not easily.

If you have the opportunity to visit Castelnuovo di Conza and Salerno province, you could plan to investigate churches’ archives by yourself, but from abroad is very difficult to obtain any result unless you find a reliable local help.
For our experience is better to start to search months before your arrival: in this way you will avoid to waste time in the offices and with italian bureaucracy and you will have more free time to visit the town and surroundings on your ancestors footsteps.

Another important source of information is the “Archivio di Stato” (National archive) in Napoli.


In any case, never give up! Probably the distance from your country and Italy, some difficulties in understanding and in translation, could complicate your search but this should not discourage you.

If you want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in Castelnuovo di Conza, or if you have questions regarding your family in Castelnuovo di Conza, just leave a message below in the comment area

If your research is in a dead end and you need professional help from our local Italian genealogists write to castelnuovodiconza@italianside.com our expert in Castelnuovo di Conza area will study your request and we will reply to you with a research plan and a quote.

5 Comments

  1. TATIANA says:

    Saluti, Il mio bisnonno Vicente Pugliese di Ruggiero è originario di Castelnuovo di Conza, non ho la data esatta di nascita; Tuttavia, suo padre Francisco Pugliese fu apparentemente nato il 24 settembre 1824 e sua moglie era la signora Maria Di Ruggiero.

    Gradirei l’aiuto per trovare informazioni sul mio bisnonno.

  2. Sheri says:

    I would like any information on the family name Annicchiarico. This was my father’s last name before it was shortened to Annick when they migrated to the USA. Nicola Annicchiarico was married to Mary DelVechio and these were my great grandparents.

  3. Sandra says:

    I’m searching for my birth father. Carlo Rosamilia! He spent some time in Newport South Wales United Kingdom in 1956 the year I was born.

  4. Carlos says:

    I like to find relative 1938. Antonio maria,lisseta. Pugliese. Also nona annicharico pugliese married Jose sessa

  5. Anthoniette says:

    Please, I am trying to trace my grandfather’s lineage and relatives from Castelnuovo di conza. I would appreciate any help I can get.

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