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Notary Records for Pinerolo

Pinerolo, the largest town in the area, is also known by it's French name of Pignerol or Pinerol. For many years in the 16th and 17th century, it was controlled by the French. It covers 20 square miles and has a current population of 36,158. Primary industries include manufacturing (mechanical, paper, chemical, textile), agriculture and trade.

Although Pinerolo is primarily a Catholic community, as the largest town in the area, it's notaries were often used by Waldensians in the surrounding communities, particularly San Secondo, Prarostino, Roccapiatta, Bricherasio, Osasco, Pinasca, and Val Lemina.

Thus far, we have only abstracted 42 percent of the existing 17th and early 18th century Pinerolo notary records. Work on Pinerolo is ongoing but can only continue with your help. Please click HERE to see where to send your tax exempt donations.

Click HERE to see a map of the area.

Brackets [like this] indicate the years included in the volume when the years covered do NOT appear in the headings of the volume.


We are grateful to the State Archives, Torino for providing access to these records, and to Giovanni Cena for his generous efforts to abstract them.