Vienne (France) Notarial Records online

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Overview:

  • This website contains digitized original records
  • Use this website to research French notarial records, such as, wills, marriage contracts,  land sales etc.

'Content: in French'

  • Access to a growing number of free online digitized historical documents

Internet Address:

http://www.archives-vienne.cg86.fr/article.php3?id_article=1795

Using the site:

  • Search 3 ways:
    • “Tables des notaires par noms” (by surname)
    • “Tables des notaires par résidences”  (by location)
    • “Répertoires des notaires” (browse)
  • Select a letter, then a name/location by opening the menu box with the arrow.
  • Click on the chekmark to start the search.
  • Notice the quote group (cotes) that you want to look at and go back to the “répertoires des notaires”.
  • Open the pdf file or save it for review off line.

Cost:
Free

Tips:

This does not always give online access to the actual file as some of these can only be accessed by visiting the Archives in France, but some can be found online already. Check to see if they were microfilmed and order the microfilm at your local Family History Center.