State Archives of Bologna


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Civil registry

The State Archives of Bologna preserve the copies of the acts produced by the Civil Status Office of the Department of the Reno(from 1806 to 1815, with precedents from 1805 for the canton of Budrio), which transcribed births, marriages and deaths in duplicate. The documents received at the State Archives of Bologna constitute the copy accompanied by attachments and deposited annually at the Chancellery of the Court of Civil and Criminal Justice. For the period 1866-1899, the State Archives of Bologna also keeps copies of the birth, citizenship, marriage and death registers of the Civil Status of the Municipality of Bologna, in the copy deposited at the Chancellery of the Court, including the attachments.

Army census

The State Archives of Bologna preserve the documentation produced by the District Conscription Councilfor the Napoleonic period (1802-1814), which includes, among other things, registers and lists of conscription, with the relative indexes. With reference to the birth classes of those called up for conscription, it also keeps the conscription lists and sometimes the summary registers of the conscription boards as well as other registers produced by the District conscription officesof Bologna (1839-1948), Cento (1887-1910), Cesena (1839-1870), Faenza (1839-1879), Forlì (1839-1870), Imola, Lugo, Ravenna (1839-1879), Rimini (1839-1870), Rocca San Casciano (1839-1879), and Vergato (1839-1884).

Recruitment number and military draw number

The documentation preserved in the State Archives of Bologna and produced by the The military district of Bolognais made up of the matriculation rolls for the district for the classes of birth from 1862 to 1945 (with antecedents from 1857); mixed in with the rolls of Bologna are those of Ravenna for the years 1876, 1879-1893 and 1921-1932. The State Archives of Bologna also preserve the matriculation rolls produced by the Military District of Ferrara(1876-1945).

In addition to the registers of roles, the alphabetical rubrics of freshmen are also preserved for both funds.

Archival heritage