Genealogy in Gorla Minore

If your ancestors were from Gorla Minore, you could find info about your family at Registrar of Vital Statistics in the City Office or at the parishes.
It could be useful for you to know if the last name you are investigating is a common surname in Gorla Minore: as more your surname is frequent in Gorla Minore surnames as more it could be difficult to find exact info about your ancestors in Gorla Minore archives.

Registry offices in Lombardia and in Varese province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Gorla Minore as of that date.

So, if you think that your ancestors were in Gorla Minore in the nineteenth or twentieth century, then you could try to contact the City Office of Gorla Minore to know more.

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Gorla Minore?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Gorla Minore


Church archives in Varese 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 Gorla Minore and Varese 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.

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.

The important thing is to have in mind a plan of actions to carry on with simple goals (eg. search for a single date of birth, family members, the date of a marriage, etc.)

Read our tips for your search in Italy and in Gorla Minore too.

Would you like to start your genealogy research in Gorla Minore? Have you any further questions regarding your family tree in Gorla Minore?
Is your research in a dead end and you need some help ?

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  1. Roberto says:

    Signori: Potrebbero aiutarmi a ottenere notizie su la miei antenati famiglia. Il mio bisnonno Giuseppe Bonfanti è battezzato nella parrocchia SS. Nazaro e Celso a Prospiano frazione di Gorla Minore in Provincia di Varese. I suoi genitori erano Angelo Bonfanti e Rachele Colombo, saposati nella stessa parrocchia nell’anno 1858,mi piacere e e apprezzerebbe moltissimo potere ottenere informazione. Un salute cordiale dall’Argentina Roberto

  2. Roberto says:

    Signori: Potrebbero aiutarmi un ottenere la genealogia, stato di famiglia e anche lo stato di animado nella mia famiglia. Il mio bisnonno Giuseppe è nato a Prospiano, frazione di Gorla Minore en la provincia di Varese anno 1863 e battezzato nella Chiesa SS. Prospiano Nazario y Celso. I suoi genitori erano Angelo Bonfanti Rachele Colombo e Sposati nella chiesa stessa nel 1858, mi piacerebbe avere il document di matrimonio di loro, i suoi genitori erano Carlo Bonfanti e Carolina Galvalisi. Saluti cordiale. Roberto dall’Argentina

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