If you search your ancestors in Trieste, in the province of Trieste, Friuli Venezia Giulia region, the documents about your Italian family are stored in the City Office archives and in the parishes in the town.
Civil Records in Trieste
In towns and villages of Friuli Venezia Giulia and in Trieste province registry offices were established in 1809: it means that you could find your ancestors records in Trieste town hall archives as of that date.
(If your goal is to claim your Italian Dual Citizenship in Trieste follow this link).
So, if your ancestors lived in Trieste during the past centuries, then you should start your family research from the City Office of Trieste to know more: our local expert is ready to help you in your research!
Otherwise, if you think to contact the town hall by yourself, we suggest you to read our tips for your search. They are useful to search in Friuli Venezia Giulia and of course in Trieste too!
To proceed faster with your research is important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Trieste. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Trieste archives, expecially if you have not exact dates.
Church Records in Trieste
Church archives in Trieste province may store even older information. You will find religious records of the same events (births, marriages and deaths) but, most important, you could go further back in time!
So in case you would like to go back in centuries, it’s good for you to know that the parish registers in Trieste started during 1500!
They are far less accessible from abroad (and even not easy to browse and to read if you are not used and skilled) but our local genealogist can research the church archives of Trieste on your behalf.
In case you want to visit churches, these are the addresses of parishes active today in Trieste:
BEATA VERGINE ADDOLORATA – P.le Valmaura, 7
BEATA VERGINE DEL ROSARIO – P.zza Vecchia
BEATA VERGINE DEL SOCCORSO – P.le S. Lucia, 2
BEATA VERGINE DELLE GRAZIE – Via Rossetti, 48
GESU’ DIVINO OPERAIO – Via Benussi, 13
IMMACOLATO CUORE DI MARIA – Via S. Anastasio
INVENZIONE DELLA SANTA CROCE – S. Croce, 133
MADONNA DEL MARE – P.le Rosmini, 6
MARIA MADRE E REGINA – Contovello, 455
MARIA REGINA DEL MONDO – Via Carsia, 9
MARIA REGINA PACIS – Via Commerciale, 165
NOSTRA SIGNORA DELLA PROVVIDENZA E DI SION – Via Don Minzoni, 5
NOSTRA SIGNORA DI LOURDES – Via Monte Mangart
S. AGOSTINO – Via del Correggio, 2
S. ANDREA APOSTOLO – Trebiciano, 32 – Villa Opicina
S. ANTONIO TAUMATURGO – P.zza S. Antonio
S. BARTOLOMEO APOSTOLO – Caresana, 116 – Dolina
S. BARTOLOMEO APOSTOLO – Viale Miramare, 113
S. BARTOLOMEO APOSTOLO – Via di Prosecco, 28 – Villa Opicina
S. CATERINA DA SIENA – Via dei Mille, 18
S. GEROLAMO – Via Capodistria, 8
S. GEROLAMO – Contovello, 71
S. GIOVANNI DECOLLATO – Piazzale Gioberti, 5
S. GIUSTO MARTIRE – P.zza della Cattedrale, 2
S. LUCA EVANGELISTA – Via Forlanini, 26
S. LUIGI GONZAGA – Via dei Crivrani, 12
S. MARIA DEL CARMELO – Via dei Carmelitani
S. NAZARIO – Via San Nazario, 58
S. PASQUALE BAYLON E S. EUFEMIA – Via De Marchesetti, 29
S. PIO X – Via Revoltella, 130
S. SERGIO MARTIRE – P.zza XXV Aprile, 13
S. TERESA DEL BAMBINO GESU’ – Via Manzoni, 22
S. ULDERICO VESCOVO – Dolina, 87 – Dolina
S. VINCENZO DE’ PAOLI – Via Vittorino da Feltre, 11
SACRO CUORE DI GESU’ – Via del Ronco, 12
SANTE EUFEMIA E TECLA – Via di Grignano, 2
SANTI ANDREA APOSTOLO E RITA DA CASCIA – Via Locchi, 22
SANTI ERMAGORA E FORTUNATO MARTIRE – P.zza tra I Rivi
SANTI QUIRICO E GIULITTA – S. Croce, 557
Anyway for our experience, even if you plan to come here, we always suggest to start the research months before the arrival: in this way you will avoid to waste time in the offices or in the churches dealing with italian bureaucracy and you will have more free time to visit the town and surroundings on your ancestors footsteps, starting from the info gathered by our genealogists.
Another important source of information are the notary documents available to expert researchers in the State Archives.
If you need a professional help from our local genealogists write to email@example.com or follow this link.
Our expert in Trieste area will study your request and will reply to you with a plan and a quote for your family research.
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