FRANÇAIS ESPAÑOL

CIVIL RECORDS BY DEPARTMENTS AND BY COMMUNES

-Map of all French departments by number and name, with direct access in a click to French civil records.

-Search by department number.

-Search by alphabetical order.

-Search by French regions.

-Access to the French Overseas civil documents.

-Access to the old French colonies civil documents.

 

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MAP OF METROPOLITAN FRANCE CIVIL RECORDS:

Click on departments' numbers to access their civil records:

Most of the civil records are availables online. Some departments are still working on classify and digitize their documents. At the moment you access every website, you will be able to check whether they are or not online. If they are not available, contacting them through an e-mail or by post mail, and asking for what is needed, most of the times is promptly and efficiently responded.

CLICK HERE TO SEE HOW TO ADDRESS REQUESTS TO COMMUNES AND MODELS OF LETTERS

Paid services of records online: Calvados (14).

 

ACCESS TO FRENCH OVERSEAS TERRITORIES CIVIL RECORDS :

DOM: Département d'Outre Mer. - COM: Colléctivités d'Outre Mer. - TOM: Térritoires d'Outre Mer.

  TERRITORIAL STATUS GEOGRAPHIC SITUATION CIVIL RECORDS

GUADELOUPE (971)

D.O.M.
Caribbean
No records online. (See ANOM)
C.O.M.
16 miles South of the isle of Newfoundland, Canada, North America .
Interesting source of information; French canadians (acadians) lived on there since the 16th. century. No records online. (See ANOM)
MARTINIQUE (972)
D.O.M.
Caribbean.
No records online. (See ANOM)
GUYANE (973)
D.O.M.
South America..
No records online. (See ANOM)
REUNION (974)
D.O.M.
Indian Ocean .
No records online.
MAYOTTE (976)
D.O.M.
South-West Africa .
No records online.

POLYNÉSIE FRANÇAISE (987)

C.O.M.
Polynesia, Pacific Ocean. .
No records online.
C.O.M.
Oceania.
No records online. (See ANOM)
WALLIS ET FUTUNA (986) SAINT MARTIN (978), SAINT BARTHÉLEMY, Terres australes et antarctiques françaises (984)
C.O.M., T.O.M.
See map below .
No records online. The French Southern and Antarctic Lands don't have population.

 

OLD FRENCH COLONIES :

ALGERIA (Algérie Française):

Civil records from 1830 to 1904.

Click on the map to access Algeria civil records online.

MOROCCO AND TUNISIA : Civil records of Morocco, from 1912 to 1956, and Tunisia, from 1881 to 1956, are conserved by the Ministère des Affaires Étrangères de France (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France).

OTHER OLD FRENCH COLONIES :

Archives Nationales d'Outre Mer (A.N.O.M.), located in Aix-en-Provence, France, conserves the parish records (before 1792), and civil records and decennal tables of those all territories which have been part of the French Colonial Empire since the 17th century. A.N.O.M. has records of the following colonies:

AMERICA:

Saint Pierre et Miquelon, Ile Royale, Ile Saint-Jean (Canada, Acadie Française), Sainte Lucie, Louisiane, Saint Domingue (Haïti), Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyane.

AFRICA:

Afrique Équatoriale Française, Côte d'Ivoire, Côte Française des Somalis, Dahomey, Guinée, Senegal, Soudan français.

ASIA:

Etablissements françaises dans l'Inde, Indochine (Annam, Cambodge, Cochinchine, Laos, Tonkin.

OCEANIA:

Nouvelle Calédonie, Nouvelles Hébrides, Polynésie Française.

INDIAN OCEAN :

Ile Bourbon (Réunion), Ile de France (Ile Maurice), Madagascar, Mayotte.

Click on the picture below to access ANOM's website:

 

 

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