I saw this on MyHeritage recently – MyHeritage Releases Two French Historical Record Collections: Nord Civil Births and Deaths: https://blog.myheritage.com/2021/01/myheritage-releases-two-french-historical-record-collections-nord-civil-births-and-deaths/. Longer article, but I shared the opening paragraphs. If you have French heritage in this area, worth checking out.
By Talya January 5, 2021 Historical Records
We are pleased to announce the publication of two important collections from the French department of Nord: Nord Civil Births, 1820–1915 and Nord Civil Deaths, 1820–1935. The collections together comprise 13.7 million historical records and feature a detailed searchable index that is only available on MyHeritage.
The French Republic began collecting civil vital records in 1792, the very same year the new republic was declared. In August 2019, we released the France, Nord Civil Marriages, 1792–1937, a collection of 5.4 million marriage records. Our two latest collections, Nord Civil Births, 1820–1915 and Nord Civil Deaths, 1820–1935 complete our set of vital record collections from Nord during this period in French history, and together comprise 19.1 million records. If you have family from the department of Nord, the most populous department in France, these collections are sure to provide you with a wealth of information on your French ancestors.