State Archives of Savona


Status of digitization activities


Civil registry

The Civil Registry files hold information about the birth, marriage and deaths of a long historical period. The ensemble of sources is divided in two sections:

Napoleonic Registry civil of Savona (1806-1813).
Carloalbertine registry civil of the town of Savona (1838-1865), including the second copy of the birth and baptism, marriage and death records of the town’s parishes.
Italian Registry Civil of the communes of the Savona Court district (1866-1935).

Army census

The Military District of Savona fund preserves the lists of conscription for the municipalities of the districts of Albenga and Savona for the classes 1876-1935. It has a research tool.
In the fund Harbour Master’s Office of Savona keeps the lists of sea conscription of Savona district for the classes 1901-1927 and Imperia district for the classes 1900-1927.
The Municipality of Savona fund preserves the lists of conscription for the classes 1792-1882.

Recruitment number and military draw number

The Military District of Savona fund contains the series of sheets (classes 1880-1897; 1906- 1946) and the matriculation rolls of military troops (classes 1866-1945) and non-commissioned officers (classes 1879-1918), with the relevant headings.


A database of last names taken from the birth certificates of the Savona City Registry between 1838 and 1865 is available for consultation at this institute.