The Departmental Archives of Gard (FR: Archives Départementales de le Gard) is the official archive for Department 30 in France.
France divides the country into numbered administrative regions, called departments. Department 30 is named after the Gardon River.
This department doesn’t have many digitized records but their site links to digitized records at other sites within the Department so I’ve linked them here.
[su_heading size=”18″]Online Digital Collections[/su_heading]
Birth, Marriage, and Death Records-from the Municipal Archives of Ales only
- Church records & Civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths, 1605-1916, varies by commune/town (takes you to another site)
- Decennial Tables, 1747-1912, 10-year lists/indexes of all births, marriages, and deaths in alphabetical order by surname (takes you to another site)
- Topographic Dictionary of the Gard Department (takes you to another site)
Daily Life Records
- Newspapers of Gard prior to 1944 (takes you to another site)
- Military registers, 1887-1916, onsite only, 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).
The Departmental Archives of Gard 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 Gard[/su_heading]
[su_heading size=”18″]Hours of Operation and Cost[/su_heading]
Closed: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm