The records of Santeramo in Colle, found on FamilySearch, provides a unique glimpse into the process. Within their records they have a set of records they titled "Annotazioni di Morti 1866-1900" or Annotations of Death for the years 1866-1900. These records show the document that the town civil record's office sent to the Tribunale. From this record you can get not only the person's death date but often their birth date and/or the year and record number of the birth record. The image below shows the request for annotation of death for a person born in Santeramo in Colle who died in the town of Acquaviva Delle Fonti.