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Mass. Towns with Published pre-1850 Vital Records

Below is a list of all the published vital records in Massachusetts.

*   Indicates limited-run, typescript, or manuscript volumes

!   Towns published in large amount by serialized articles in journals

#   Scholarly transcription of the records as they were originally recorded, as opposed to arranged alphabetically, as most were.

 

Abington (1912), 2v.

Great Barrington (1904)

Randolph (*)

Acton (1923)

Greenfield (1915)

Raynham (1997)

Alford (1902)

Greenwich (1963) (*)

Reading (1912)

Amesbury (1913)

Groton (1926-1927), 2v.

Rehoboth (1897)

Andover (1912), 2v.

Halifax (1905) (#)

Richmond (1913)

Arlington (1904)

Hamilton (1908)

Rochester (1914), 2v

Ashburnham (1909)

Hanover (1898) (#)

Rockport (1924)

Ashby (1989)

Hanson (1911)

Rowe (*)

Ashfield (1942)

Hardwick (1917)

Rowley (1928), 2v.

Athol (1910)

Harvard (1917)

Roxbury (1925-1926), 2v.

Attleborough (1934)

Harwich (1982) (#)

Royalston (1906)

Auburn (1900)

Haverhill (1910-1911), 2v.

Russell (*)

Barnstable (1975) (!)

Hawley (*)

Rutland (1905)

Barre (1903)

Heath (1915)

Salem (1916-1925), 6v.

Becket (1903)

Hinsdale (1902)

Salisbury (1915)

Bedford (1903)

Holden (1904)

Sandisfield (1936)

Bellingham (1904)

Holliston (1908)

Sandwich (1996), 3v.

Berkley (!)

Hopkinton (1911)

Sangus (1907)

Berlin (1935)

Hubbardston (1907)

Scituate (1909), 2v.

Beverly (1906-1907), 2v.

Hull (1911)

Seekonk (1897)

Billerica (1908)

Ipswich (1910-1919), 3v.

Sharon (1909)

Bolton (1910)

Kingston (1911)

Shelburne (1931)

Boston, 5v. to 1800

Lancaster (1890) (#)

Sherborne (1911)

Boxborough (1915)

Lanesborough in history

Shirley (1918)

Boxford (1905)

Lawrence (1926)

Shrewsbury (1904)

Boylston (1900)

Lee (1903)

South Hadley (*)

Bradford (1907)

Leicester (1903)

Southampton (*)

Braintree (1886) (#)

Leominster (1911)

Southborough (1903)

Brewster (1904) (#)

Lexington (1898)

Southbridge (1981)

Bridgewater (1916), 2v.

Lincoln (1908)

Spencer (1909)

Brimfield (1931)

Littleton (1900) (#)

Springfield (2002), 3v.

Brockton see North Bridgewater

Lowell (1930), 4v.

Sterling (1976)

Brookfield (1909)

Ludlow (*)

Stoneham (1918)

Brookline (1929)

Lynn (1905-1906), 2v.

Stoughton (2008)

Buckland (1934)

Lynnfield (1907)

Stow (1911)

Burlington (1915)

Malden (1903)

Sturbridge (1906)

Cambridge (1914), 2v.

Manchester (1903)

Sudbury (1903)

Canton (1896)

Mansfield (1933)

Sunderland (*)

Carlisle (1918)

Marblehead (1903-1908), 3v.

Sutton (1907)

Carver (1911)

Marlborough (1908)

Swansea (1992)

Charlemont (1917)

Marshfield (1970) (#)

Taunton (1928-1929), 3v.

Charlestown (1984, 1995)

Medfield (1903)

Templeton (1907)

Charlton (1905)

Medford (1907)

Tewksbury (1912)

Chatham (1991) (#)

Medway (1905)

Tisbury (1910)

Chelmsford (1914)

Mendon (1920)

Topsfield (1903)

Chelsea (1916)

Methuen (1909)

Townsend (1992)

Chester (1911)

Middleborough ( 1986-1990), 2v. (#)

Truro (1933) (#)

Chilmark (1904)

Middlefield (1907)

Tyngsborough (1912)

Cohasset (1916)

Middleton (1904)

Tyringham (1903)

Colrain (1934)

Milford (1917)

Upton (1904)

Concord (1891) (#)

Millbury (1903)

Uxbridge (1916)

Conway (1943)

Milton (1900)

Wakefield (1912)

Cummington (1979)

Montague (1934)

Wales (*)

Dalton (1906)

Montgomery (1902)

Walpole (1902)

Dana (1925)

Nantucket (1925-1928), 5v.

Waltham (1904)

Danvers (1909-1910), 2v.

Natick (1910)

Ware (*)

Dartmouth (1929-1930), 3v.

Needham (1997)

Wareham (1996)

Dedham (1997)

New Ashford (1916)

Warren (1910)

Deerfield (1920)

New Bedford (1932-1941), 3v.

Washington (1904)

Dennis (1993), 3v. (#)

New Braintree (1904)

Watertown (1894-1906)

Dighton (1984) (*)

New Salem (1927)

Wayland (1910)

Dorchester (1891, 1905)

Newbury (1911), 2v.

Webster (1980)

Douglas (1906)

Newburyport (1911), 2v.

Wenham (1904)

Dover (1908)

Newton (1905)

West Boylston (1911)

Dracut (1907)

North Bridgewater (now Brockton) (1911)

West Bridgewater (1911)

Dudley (1908)

Northborough (1901)

West Newbury (1918)

Dunstable (1908)

Northbridge (1916)

West Springfield (1944)

Duxbury (1917)

Northfield (*)

West Stockbridge (1907)

East Bridgewater (1917)

Norton (1906)

Westborough (1903)

Eastham (1976) (!)

Oakham (1905)

Westfield (*)

Easton (!)

Otis (1941)

Westford (1915)

Edgartown (1906)

Oxford (1905)

Westhampton (*)

Essex (1908)

Palmer (1905)

Westminster (1908)

Fairhaven (1986, 1993)

Paxton (1996)

Weston (1901) (#)

Fall River (*)

Pelham (1902)

Westport (1918)

Falmouth (1976)

Pembroke (1911)

Weymouth (1910), 2v.

Fitchburg (1889-1913)

Pepperell (1985)

Whately in history

Foxborough (1911)

Peru (1902)

Wilbraham (*)

Framingham (1911)

Petersham (1904)

Williamsburg (*)

Franklin (1898)

Phillipston (1906)

Wilmington (1898)

Freetown (1988)

Pittsfield (*)

Winchendon (1909)

Gardner (1907)

Plymouth (1993)

Windsor (1917)

Georgetown (1928)

Plympton (1923)

Woburn (1890-1918)

Gill (1904)

Prescott (1970) (*)

Worcester (1894)

Gloucester (1917-1924), 3v.

Princeton (1902)

Worthington (1911)

Grafton (1906)

Provincetown (!)

Wrentham (1910), 2v.

Granville (1914)

Quincy (*)

Yarmouth (1975), 3v.

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