Genealogy in Torre Bormida

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

Registry offices in Piemonte and in Cuneo province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Torre Bormida registrar as of that date.

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


Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Torre Bormida?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Torre Bormida

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Before to start your genealogy research in Torre Bormida, we suggest you to read our tips for your search . They are useful to search in Piemonte and in Torre Bormida too.

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in Torre Bormida from the Italian Unification (1861).



It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Torre Bormida. As more your surname is common in Torre Bormida, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Torre Bormida archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Cuneo province are:
Barale, Barberis, Barbero, Barra, Basso, Bernardi, Bertola, Bianco, Bongiovanni, Bono, Bosio, Bottero, Bruno, Cavallo, Costa, Costamagna, Cravero, Dalmasso, Dutto, Ferrero, Fissore, Franco, Galliano, Gallo, Garelli, Garnero, Giordano, Giraudo, Grosso, Marchisio, Marengo, Martini, Martino, Mellano, Mondino, Musso, Negro, Olivero, Panero, Parola, Pellegrino, Racca, Rinaudo, Rossi, Rosso, Testa, Tomatis, Viale.

Church archives in Cuneo 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 Torre Bormida and Cuneo province, you could plan to investigate churches’ archives by yourself (or with us!), but from abroad is very difficult to obtain any result unless you find a reliable local help.

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


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.

It’s important to plan your activities to carry on with simple goals (eg. search for a single date of birth, the name of an ancestor, the date of a marriage, etc.)

If you are interested to start or to continue your genealogy research in Torre Bormida, or if you have questions regarding your family in Torre Bormida, just leave a message below, we will answer you by email

If your research is in a dead end and you need some professional advices from skilled and reliable Italian genealogists write to torrebormida@italianside.com


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