Archdiocese of Boston: St. James (Salem) now searchable

Stereoscopic view of Salem Neck by New York Public Library [Public domain]

Today we’ve added five new volumes to Massachusetts: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1900 from St. James in Salem. This update adds over 33,000 new records and over 267,000 new names to search.

St. James (Salem) was established in 1850 when St. Mary (which became Immaculate Conception) was becoming more and more crowded.

The new volumes included in this update are listed below:

St. James (Salem) Baptisms, 1851-1864
St. James (Salem) Baptisms, 1857-1861
St. James (Salem) Baptisms, 1865-1891
St. James (Salem) Baptisms, 1891-1900
St. James (Salem) Marriages, 1851-1900

St. James Church in Salem from One Hundred Years of Progress by James Sullivan p.461

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