Genealogy in Mignanego

If you search your ancestors in Mignanego, in the province of Genova, Liguria region, the documents about your Italian family are stored in the City Office archives and in the parishes in the town.This is where to start your family history research.

Civil Records in Mignanego

In towns and villages of Liguria and in Genova province registry offices were established in 1809: it means that you could find your ancestors records in Mignanego town hall archives as of that date.

(If your goal is to get your Italian Citizenship and you need official certificates from Mignanego, please follow this link)


So, if your ancestors lived in Mignanego during the past centuries, then you should start your family research from the City Office of Mignanego 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 advices to search in Liguria and of course in Mignanego too!

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Mignanego from the Italian Unification (1861).
This is a necessary info to understand how many people lived in the town in the past.


To go on quickly in your research is important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Mignanego. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Mignanego archives, expecially if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that

Church Records in Mignanego

Church archives in Genova 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 Liguria started during 1500!

They are far less accessible expecially from abroad and very hard to read and decipher if you are not used and skilled.
But our local genealogists, are graduated in history and archivistics so, with their expertise, they can research the church registers of Mignanego on your behalf.

In case you want to visit churches, these are the addresses of parishes active today in Mignanego:


S. ANDREA – Via IV Novembre, 11 – Montanesi

S. BAMBINO GESU’ E S. GIUSEPPE – Via Piave, 111 – Barriera

S. FRUTTUOSO – Via Fiume, 6 – Fumeri

S. MARIA ASSUNTA – Via alla Chiesa Parrocchiale di Paveto

Anyway for our experience, 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 your holidays in the offices or in the churches dealing with italian bureaucracy .
(Remember that archives are not open to public and officers and priests are not required by law to give you access to the local archives)
With the results gathered by our genealogist before your arrival, you will have more free time to visit the town and surroundings on your ancestors footsteps.

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 genealogist in Mignanego area , write to or fill the form here.

Our expert will study your request and will reply to you with a plan and a quote for your family research.

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  1. Hola! Busco certificado de nacimiento de Antonio Grondona nacido en 1.794, casado con Francisca Posiola, quienes fueron sus hijos? Qué profesiones tenían ? Quienes eran sus padres? Muchas gracias!!

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