The Departmental Archives of the Loire (FR: Archives départementales de la Loire) is the official archive for Department 42 in France.

France divides the country into numbered administrative regions, called departments. Department 42 is named after the Loire River. This site is free to search.

 

Online Digital Collections

Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

 
Residence Records

 
Daily Life Records

  • Church Inventories (1906), by Town/Commune
  • Landscapes and Monuments
  • Newspapers
    • The Echo of the Loire, (18 December 1864-1 st January 1865 – January 8, 1865)
    • Le Nouvel Echo Loire (1 st January 1848 – 10 September 1848 – November 21 1852 – January 16, 1853 – September 29, 1861)
    • The Republican Loire (1873-1886 and 1893)
    • The Petit Stéphanois (1881-1886)
    • The Stéphanois (1869-1916)
    • Journal of Roanne (August 2, 1914 – August 16, 1914 – April 11, 1941 – April 21, 1944)
  • Portraits from the Chaleyer Collection
  • Postcards

 
Military

 
The Departmental Archives of the Loire is part of the Rhône-Alpes Region of France.
 

Departments in the Rhône-Alpes Region

 

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5 pm

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