Archdiocese of Boston: Gate of Heaven (South Boston) now searchable

1880 Plan of South Boston (Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection)

Today we’ve added six new volumes to Massachusetts: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from Gate of Heaven in South Boston. This update adds over 51,200 records and over 169,000 names to search.

Gate of Heaven is located on the corner of E. 4th and I Streets in South Boston. It grew out of Sts. Peter and Paul parish in 1862. In 1865 it became an independent parish.

We’d like to thank Sam Sturgis for his help making this parish available online.

The new volumes are listed below:

Gate of Heaven (South Boston) Baptisms, 1866-1883
Gate of Heaven (South Boston) Baptisms, 1884-1898
Gate of Heaven (South Boston) Baptisms, 1898-1900
Gate of Heaven (South Boston) Baptisms, 1900-1913
Gate of Heaven (South Boston) First Communions and Confirmations, 1873-1908
Gate of Heaven (South Boston) Marriages, 1885-1902

Please note: This database is available to Individual-level and above NEHGS members only. Consider membership.