8. Other Online Archives


You can also search your French ancestors in number of other historical archives and databases.

Here is a list of websites where you can expect to find free online archives related to your French ancestors.

Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris – Digitized registers containing information about people who have been admitted to the {Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris} (the largest hospital system in Europe and one of the largest in the world) from 1700 to 1870. http://archives.aphp.fr/

French Revolution Digital Archive – The {French Revolution Digital Archive (FRDA)} is a multi-year collaboration of the Stanford University Libraries and the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) to produce a digital version of the key research sources of the French Revolution. The archive is based around two main resources, the {Archives parlementaires} and a vast corpus of images first brought together in 1989 and known as the {Images de la Revolution française}. http://frda.stanford.edu/

Annuaire rétrospectif de la magistrature – Database of the French magistrates from 1827 to 1987. http://tristan.u-bourgogne.fr:8080/index.html

Inculpés de l’insurrection de Juin 1848 – The June Days Uprising (French: les journées de Juin) was an uprising staged by the workers of France from 23 June to 26 June 1848. 11,662 insurgents were condamned and over 4,000 of them were deported to Algeria. http://tristan.u-bourgogne.fr:8088/4DCGI/W1848_accueil

Gallica – Gallica is the digitized library of the {Bibliothèque nationale de France} (National Library of France) where you can find more than 2 million books and newspapers. http://gallica.bnf.fr/