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Obtaining Records from Commune

Postby TonyII » 16 Sep 2010, 19:46

Can anyone tell me the name and address of where to write for birth, marriage, death, and family info for Guardia Lombardi.

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Re: Obtaining Records from Commune

Postby johnnyonthespot » 16 Sep 2010, 19:51

Ufficio dello Stato Civile
Comune di Guardia Lombardi
83040 Guardia Lombardi AV
ITALY


Sig. Luigi Di Santo is in charge of the Anagrafe/Stato Civile office

Email: anagrafe@pec.comune.guardialombardi.av.it (remove the spaces)
Website: http://www.comune.guardialombardi.av.it ... px?page=43
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Re: Obtaining Records from Commune

Postby TonyII » 16 Sep 2010, 21:16

Carmine,

I found that site earlier today and used Google translation in order to read the page. I emailed that person but got a failed email report.

So it appears that I found the right site but perhaps that person is no longer there. Do you think I should try one of the other contact names on the site? Or do you have another suggestion?

Thanx for your help. Grazie,
TC.

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Re: Obtaining Records from Commune

Postby johnnyonthespot » 16 Sep 2010, 21:57

This one is for a general administration office. I sent a test email which did not bounce; in such a small comune, everyone is probably working in the same office anyway. :)

segretario@comune.guardialombardi.av.it (remove the spaces)
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Re: Obtaining Records from Commune

Postby TonyII » 18 Sep 2010, 16:37

Carmine,

I sent an email request for info on Thursday to the address you suggested and it went through. Should I have sent the email in Italian or will Engllish suffice.

Thank you for your help.
Grazie,
TC.

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Re: Obtaining Records from Commune

Postby maestra36 » 18 Sep 2010, 16:58

You should have written the email in Italian and not in English. You can't assume that there are clerks working in the municipal offices who know English.

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Re: Obtaining Records from Commune

Postby maestra36 » 18 Sep 2010, 17:08

If you need help writing in Italian, you can refer to one of these websites:

http://circolocalabrese.org/resources/letters/index.asp

http://www.angelfire.com/ok3/pearlsofwi ... tters.html

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Re: Obtaining Records from Commune

Postby TonyII » 18 Sep 2010, 18:31

Thanks for your input. I will retransmit in Italian.

Do you think email is ok or should I be sending a letter instead?

Is there normally a charge for the information?

Grazie,
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Re: Obtaining Records from Commune

Postby maestra36 » 18 Sep 2010, 20:17

If you are just searching for dates, you could email for the information. If you don't have specific dates, then give an estimate of the years. If you give no more than a five year range, I have found that you can get a response. If you give a wide range of years, you may not get an answer.

I have never requested record copies via email, so I don't know how the towns will react to that.

If you send a letter via mail, send a self addressed, but not stamped envelope. There should not be a charge for the copies, but only request 1 or 2 things at a time.


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