Genealogy in Pieve Fosciana

If you search your ancestors in Pieve Fosciana, in the province of Lucca, Toscana region, the documents about your Italian family are stored in the City Office archives and in the parishes in the town.

Civil Records in Pieve Fosciana

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

(If your goal is to claim your Italian Dual Citizenship in Pieve Fosciana follow this link).

So, if your ancestors lived in Pieve Fosciana during the past centuries, then you should start your family research from the City Office of Pieve Fosciana 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 Toscana and of course in Pieve Fosciana too!

To proceed faster with your research is important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Pieve Fosciana. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Pieve Fosciana archives, expecially if you have not exact dates.

Church Records in Pieve Fosciana

Church archives in Lucca 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 Lucca 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 Pieve Fosciana on your behalf.

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

S. REGOLO VESCOVO E MARTIRE – Via Chiesa Bargecchia

S. MAGNO – Via Chiesa Pontecosi

S. LORENZO MARTIRE – Sillico

S. GIOVANNI BATTISTA – 55036 PIEVE FOSCIANA LU

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 pievefosciana@italianside.com or follow this link.

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

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1 Comment

  1. Mary Louise says:

    My grandmother was Luisa Bertucci I think she was born around Pieve Fosciana . I have found my great uncle Bruno and great aunt Anita in the cemetery there but can find no record of her birth. She married Umbrt Landi in around 1910 and they moved around a lot going to Scotland , Brazil and England where she died in 1946 – can you help trace her?