The Departmental Archives of Ariège (FR: Archives Départementales de l’Ariège) is the official archive for Department 09 in France.
France divides the country into numbered administrative regions, called departments. Department 09 is named after the Ariège River. This site is free to search.
[su_heading size=”18″]Online Digital Collections[/su_heading]
Birth, Marriage, and Death Records
- Church records, Catholic and Protestant, 1551-1792, varies by commune/town
- Civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths, 1792-1803, for some communes/towns and 1803-1892 for all communes/towns, and 1803-1897 for the district of Saint-Girons
- Decennial Tables, 1803 -1902, 10-year lists/indexes of all births, marriages, and deaths in alphabetical order by surname
- Census Records,
- Enumeration of the population (year XII-1936):
- departmental summaries of five-year censuses by districts, cantons and municipalities
- digital statements and summary report by districts, cantons and municipalities
- Enumeration of passports and visas: 1864-1940, 1939-1940
- Survey of Labor and the Labor Condition in 1848
- Five-year nominative census lists (1906-1936) [except Foix Commune]
- Township of Ax-les-Thermes :
- Township of La Bastide-de-Sérou:
- Canton of Cabannes:
- Township of Castillon-en-Couserans:
- Antras, Argein, Arrien-en-Bethmale ( see Bethmale before 1931 ), Arrout, Aucazein, Audressein, Augirein, Balacet, Balaguères.
- Bethmale, Bonac-sur-Lez, Bordes-sur-Lez, Buzan, Castillon-en-Couserans.
- Cescau, Engomer, Galey, Illartein, Irazein, Orgibet, Saint-Jean-du-Castillonais.
- Saint-Lary, Salsein, Sentein, Sor, Uchentein, Villeneuve (of Argein).
- Township of Foix:
- Arabaux, Baulou, Benac, Le Bosc, Brassac, Buret.
- Celles, Cos, Ferrieres-sur-Ariege, Freychenet, Ganac, L’Herm, Loubieres.
- Montgailhard, Montoulieu, Pradières, Prayols, Saint-Jean-de-Verges, Saint-Martin-de-Caralp.
- Saint-Paul-de-Jarrat, Saint-Pierre-de-Riviere, Serres-sur-Arget, Soula, Vernajoul, Villeneuve-du-Bosc.
- Canton of Fossat :
- Township of Lavelanet :
- L’Aiguillon ( see Bélesta before 1931 ), Bélesta, Benaix, Carla-de-Roquefort, Dreuilhe, Fougax-and-Barrineuf.
- Ilhat Lavelanet.
- Lesparrou ( see Vilhac and Aiguilhanes before 1915 ), Leychert, Lieurac, Merviel, Montferrier.
- Montségur, Nalzen, Péreille, Raissac, Roquefixade, Roquefort-les-Cascades, Saint-Jean-d’Aigues-Vives ( except 1906) , Le Sautel, Ventenac, Vilhac-and-Aiguilhanes, Villeneuve-d’Olmes.
- Canton of Mas-d’Azil :
- Canton of Massat :
- Township of Mirepoix :
- Aigues-Vives, La Bastide-de-Bousignac, Bastide-sur-l’Hers, Belloc ( except 1906 ), Besset, Camon, Cazals Baylès, Coutens, Dun, Engraviès, Esclagne.
- Lagarde ( except 1906 ), Lapenne, Laroque-d’Olmes, Léran Limbrassac, Malagoude, Manses.
- Mirepoix, Montbel, Moulin Neuf, Le Peyrat, Pradettes.
- Régat, Rieucros, Roumengoux, Sainte-Foi, Saint-Felix-de-Tournegat, Saint-Julien-de-Gras-Capou, Saint-Quentin-la-Tour, Senesse-de-Senabugue, Tabre, Teilhet, Tourtrol, Troyes of Ariège, Vals, Viviès.
- Township of Oust :
- Township of Pamier s :
- The Germans, Arvigna, Benagues, Bezac, Bonnac, Carlaret, Escosse, Les Issards, Lescousse, Ludies, Madiere.
- Pamiers: 1906-1921, 1926-1936
- The Pujols, Saint-Amadou, Saint-Amans, Saint-Jean-du-Falga, Saint-Martin-d’Oydes, Saint-Michel, Saint-Victor-Rouzaud, La Tour-du-Crieu (see The Germans before 1915 ) , Unzent, Villeneuve-du-Paréage.
- Township of Quérigu t :
- Township of Saint-Girons :
- Township of Saint-Lizier :
- Township of Sainte-Croix-Volvestre :
- Canton of Saverdun :
- Township of Tarascon-sur-Ariège :
- Canton of Varilhes :
- Township of Vicdessos :
- Enumeration of the population (year XII-1936):
Daily Life Records
- Church Life, Pastoral Visits
- Diocese of Couserans: pastoral visits made by Bishop Joseph de Vercel in the parish churches and annexes (1753-1777)
- Diocese of Pamiers: pastoral visits by bishops to parish churches and annexes: 1627-1679, 1694-1707
- Directories of Notaries – Government & Legal Records, unknown “This research tool makes it possible to identify minutiers, tables and directories of notaries kept by the Archives of Ariège in the E, 5 E, G and H series. In addition, the minutiers of the notaries who worked in Ariège but were detained are mentioned. by the Departmental Archives of Aude.”
- Other Online Databases
- Photographs and Postcards, “The database makes it possible to search all the fonds and to identify the archival documents, the iconographic documents as well as the collections of the library that you will be able to consult in our reading room (the digitized documents searchable online are indicated by a pictogram “trombone”).”
- Military registers, 1884-1918, more to be digitized for 1859-1884, check back, to find the military registration for an ancestor, add 20 years to the year of birth and you will have the appropriate class year (year they registered with the military). Info may include:
- “civil status of the conscript;
- information on the physique and level of education;
- list of transfers and service in the military corps; physical damage suffered during the conflict;
- list of campaigns in which the soldier participated;
- list of military units to which the soldier has been assigned;
- decorations and condemnations; merit and behavior considerations;
- successive localities of residence of the individual.”
The Departmental Archives of Ariège is part of the Languedoc-Roussillon Midi-Pyrénées Region of France.
[su_heading size=”18″]Departments in the Languedoc-Roussillon Midi-Pyrénées Region[/su_heading]
- Department 09 – Ariège
- Department 10 – Aude
- Department 12 – Aveyron
- Department 30 – Gard
- Department 32 – Gers
- Department 31 – Haute-Garonne
- Department 65 – Hautes-Pyrénées
- Department 34 – Hérault
- Department 46 – Lot
- Department 48 – Lozère
- Department 66 – Pyrénées-Orientales
- Department 81 – Tarn
- Department 82 – Tarn-et-Garonne
[su_heading size=”18″]Towns in Ariège[/su_heading]
[su_heading size=”18″]Hours of Operation and Cost[/su_heading]
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Closed the first half of August