State Archives of La Spezia


Status of digitization activities


Civil registry

The La Spezia State Archive holds the Archive “Civil Registry – Parish Books of the La Spezia District from 1838 to 1857; The Corradano Civil Registry from 1806 to 1814 and from 1838 to 1865 (Parish books); The Varese Ligure Civil Registry, from 1780 to 1859, which includes the statistic series and the censuses (1837-1945). The archives are accompanied by inventories and are available for consultation.

Army census

The Recruitment Lists are divided in two sections: Army (classes of 1848-1935); and Navy (classes of 1887-1985).

Online Sources

A database of the Navy recruits of the 1888-1900 classes and the 1848-1863 classes of the Army is available at this Institute.