Genealogy in Pont-Canavese

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Pont-Canavese, 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 Torino province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Pont-Canavese registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Pont-Canavese?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Pont-Canavese


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

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in Pont-Canavese from the Italian Unification (1861).

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Pont-Canavese. As more your surname is common in Pont-Canavese, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Pont-Canavese archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Torino province are:
Barberis, Barbero, Benedetto, Bertolino, Bianco, Bonino, Bosco, Bosio, Bruno, Cavallo, Cerutti, Costa, Esposito, Ferrara, Ferrari, Ferraris, Ferrero, Ferro, Fiore, Fontana, Franco, Gallo, Gentile, Giordano, Grasso, Greco, Grosso, Leone, Lombardo, Longo, Marino, Martino, Merlo, Morello, Musso, Negro, Olivero, Perino, Piovano, Rizzo, Romano, Ronco, Rossi, Rosso, Russo, Sacco, Serra, Testa.

Church archives in Torino 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 Pont-Canavese and Torino 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 Pont-Canavese, or if you have questions regarding your family in Pont-Canavese, 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


3 Messages to “Genealogy in Pont-Canavese”
  1. Manuel says:

    Un antepasado mio llamado Antonio Bazarot, cuyo Ășnico dato que tengo es que en 1842 figura como difunto en una partida de matrimonio de un hijo en la localidad de Marchena (Sevilla, con lo cual creo que tuvo que nacer antes de 1800, si me pudieran dar algĂșn dato se lo agradeceria

  2. Deborah Bagy says:

    I know my Grandmother, Amalia Colombara, was born in Pont Canavese in 1899.
    Parents were Domenico and Theresa.

    I believe my grandfather was born there too, I think 1891. His name was Tomaso Ponzetti.

    I would like to know his parents names and where he was born.

    Thank you!

  3. marie Gleeton says:

    My Mother was born in Pont Canavese her name is Serafina Coppo.
    Her parents were Guistina Coppo and Battista Coppo.

    I would like to know about their parents. Names, and where they were born.
    Thank YOU!

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