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Italian greatgrandfather

Postby stockwellkid » 06 May 2012, 21:39

Good Evening,

I am looking to trace if possible my great grandfathers place of birth [Bologna] which is where I understand he came from. He was born 1860/61 and then went to England to live and work in London he died in 1927 age 66 his name is Enrico Vecchi. All his children have now passed and I am the only one left on his side of the family.

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Re: Italian greatgrandfather

Postby Paolo47 » 07 May 2012, 12:14

Hello, :D

Since you estimate Enrico's birth abt 1860, I would email the Province of Bologna and ask for them to research their records for his birth act.
http://www.comuni-italiani.it/037/index.html
I see a lot of Vecchi family from San Giovanni in Persiceto in Bologna, so this is the comune I would say he was born. You can only guess, but process of elimination looks to be the way to go. Use this site to construct a letter.
http://www.circolocalabrese.org/resourc ... /index.asp

If you get a negative reply, you might write back and say he was born in the comune of Bologna.
The researchers on this forum can help, possibly finding information to narrow down your search.

Good luck,
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Re: Italian greatgrandfather

Postby adelfio » 07 May 2012, 16:20

I see the 1911 England census says Bologna and the 1901 census says they where from the Ecclesiastical parish: St Anne Soho County/London have you ever checked the church records of there marriage or death maybe there is some info there like where he was baptized in Italy
St Anne Soho website
http://www.stannes-soho.org.uk/

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