If you are interested in learning how to read old Italian handwriting for the purpose of extracting parish and civil registration records, you may consult the
Italian Records Extraction - An Instructional Guide. This resource provides basic principles, examples, and practice exercises which will enable you to identify specific parts and characteristics of christening and marriage record entries. The Italian Records Extraction - An Instructional Guide was first published in 1981 by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and is now available for download on this website in PDF format.
To download the Italian Records Extraction - An Instructional Guide in its entirety, click here.
To download individual chapters, click on the links below.