The Departmental Archives of Orne is the official archive for Department 61 in France.

France divides the country into numbered administrative regions called departments. Department 61 is named after the Orne river. This site is free to search.


[su_heading size=”18″]Online Digital Collections[/su_heading]
Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

  • Church records or Parish Registers, 1435-1792 (baptism, marriage, and burial)
  • Civil Records, 1793-1905 (birth, marriage, and death certificates)
  • Decennial Tables, 1793-1893 (these summarize, for each commune and by type of record, all the acts recorded in the alphabetical order of surnames)
  • Tables of Successions and Absences, 1789-20th century, wills & estates

Residence Records


The departments of France are numbered in alphabetical order and Orne is Department 61. It’s part of the Normandy Region of France.
[su_heading size=”18″]Departments in the Normandy Region[/su_heading]

  • Department 14 – Calvados
  • Department 27 – Eure
  • Department 50 – Manche
  • Department 61 – Orne
  • Department 76 – Seine-Maritime

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Monday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


[su_heading size=”20″]Communes/Municipalities of the Orne and their Census records[/su_heading]

Saint-Maurice-lès-Charencey    (voir aussi Charencey avant 1815)
Tourailles (Les)    


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