State Archives of Ragusa


Status of digitization activities


Civil registry

The Ragusa State Archive holds the Civil Registry from the Ragusa and Modica Courts Civil Registry which contains the duplicates of the birth, marriage, death and citizenship certificates (mostly residence changes from 1866) of the cities of the current Ragusa Province, which were issued between 1820 and the 20th century. Only the documents from 1900 to 1911 are available by now.

Army census

All files related to recruitment have been gathered at Recruitment Lists – Ragusa Provincial Office. These lists include all male residents born between 1857 and 1949 in Ragusa, Siracusa, and Catania.

Recruitment number and military draw number

The military records of the municipalities of the province of Ragusa are kept at the State Archives of Siracusa.

Online Sources

The Institute has participated in “Portale della Storia degli Italiani“.

Archival heritage