To request editing rights on the Wiki, click here.

Réunion Island, France Civil Registration

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Réunion Wiki Topics
Proposed flag of Réunion (VAR).svg.png
Beginning Research
Record Types
Réunion Island, France Background
Local Research Resources

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Research use: A primary source of information.

Record type: Births, marriages, and deaths.

Time period: 1790-1888

Contents: Birth – name, birth date and place, parents’ names, father’s occupation and residence. Marriages – name of bride and groom, their places of residence and date of marriage, parents’ names and residence. Death – name, death date and place, residence at time of death.

Location: Registration offices on the various islands.

Percentage in Family History Library: Near complete pre-1870 collection.

Population coverage: Estimated at 55%.

Reliability: Recognized as an official record.[1]

British Nationals Birth, Marriage, and Death Records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Western Indian Ocean,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1990, 2000.