Genealogy in Altopascio

If your ancestors were from Altopascio, 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 Altopascio: as more your surname is frequent in Altopascio surnames as more it could be difficult to find exact info about your ancestors in Altopascio archives.

Registry offices in Toscana and in Lucca province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Altopascio as of that date.

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

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

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Altopascio


Church archives in Lucca 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 Altopascio and Lucca 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 Altopascio too.

Would you like to start your genealogy research in Altopascio? Have you any further questions regarding your family tree in Altopascio?
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1 Comment

  1. Ron says:

    My great grandfather was Secondo Barghini born 1880 , son of Luca Barghini. My understanding is that Luca was married to Emilia Carmignani .I would like further information on Luca and his genealogy.

    Also my great grandmother was Letizia Del Carlo from Badi.She married Secondo Barghini in 1899 . Any inforamtion on her genealogy would be appreciated.

    My grandfather , Solferino Barghini was born in Altopascio in 1902.

    Grazie mille!

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