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REGISTRI DI MATRIMONIO OR MARRIAGE RECORDS​​


Marriage records for Italy may include the following information, depending on the time period when they were created:

  • Date of the marriage
  • Given name and surnames of the bride and groom
  • Marital status of the bride and groom
  • Age of the bride and groom
  • Profession of the bride and groom
  • Given names, surnames, residence and birthplaces of the parents
  • Note regarding the reading of the banns
  • Note as to impediments dispensed with
  • Names of witnesses
  • Name or signature of the officiating priest

The information included in these records usually follows a specific order; however, it is not uncommon to find the same information in different order. See​​ the example below​.

See also:

I decreti del concilio di trento. Click here​. 

SAMPLE MARRIAGE RECORD

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TRANSCRIPTION
Gio. Vicino
con
Isabella
d'Amore

A'27 Decembre mille settecento quaranta cinque 1745 Foga
Fatte le tre solite denuncie, cioè la prima a'di 19 Decembre
giorno di Dom.ca; la 2.a'di ventuno d.to, giorno di S. Tomaso​
Apostolo e la terza a'di venticinque d.to giorno della nasci-
ta di Nostro Sigre Gesù Cristo, et non essendosi scoverto
alcuno canonico impedimento Io sottosto Vic.Curato in qesta
Parocchial Chiesa di S. Tomaso Apostolo avendo dimandato il
ved.vo Giovanni Vicino di S. Nicandro, fig.delli qq. Nicandro, e
Lucia di Nanto, et Isabella d'Amore di S. Marco in Lamis,
fig.del q. Domco; e Giovanna Matera; et avuto il di loro mutuo
consenso colla licenza della Curia Vle di Troja l'hò congionto
in matrimonio solennem.te p. verba de pre.ti vis, et volo secon
do la forma del sagro Concilio di Trento, a Rituale Romano: pre-
senti p. Testimonii Dom.co Caputo di Fog.fig.delli qq. Fran.co; et Nun-
zia Caruso: Liborio Marcone di S. Marco, fig.delli qq. Donato, e
Nunzia Caruso: Cosimo Galante di S. Croce di Marcone, fig.o
delli qq. Pasquale; e Dom.ca Capozzo: onde in fede.
                        Io D. Venanzio Fini Vic.Curato

TRANSLATION
Giovanni Vicino
with
Isabella
d'Amore

On day 27 of December of seventeen forty-five 1745 [in] Foggia,
[having been] made the three customary banns, that is the first one on day 19 of December
Sunday; the second one on day twenty-one of the said [month], day of Saint Thomas
Apostle, and the third one on day twenty-five of the said [month] day of the birth
of our Lord Jesus Christ, and no canonical impediment having
been discovered, I the undersigned vicar priest in this
parish church of Saint Thomas Apostle, having inquired of the
widower Giovanni Vicino of San Nicandro, son of the late Nicandro and
Lucia di Nanto; and [of] Isabella d'Amore of San Marco in Lamis,
daughter of the late Domenico and Giovanna Matera; and having their mutual
consent with permission of the Diocesan Bishop of Troia, I have joined them
in matrimony, solemnly by words of the present tense [by their own] power and [free] will
according to the pattern of the holy Council of Trent, and the Roman Rite: [being] present
as witnesses Domenico Caputo of Foggia, son of the late Francesco and Nunzia
Caruso; Liborio Marcone of San Marco, son of the late Donato and
Nunzia Caruso; Cosimo Galante of Santa Croce di Marcone, son
of the late Pasquale and Domenica Capozzo; in witness whereof.
                        I, Don Venanzio Fini, Vicar Priest

 

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