Archdiocese of Boston: St. Lawrence O’Toole in Lawrence now searchable

From One Hundred Years of Progress, page 394

Today we’ve added nine new volumes to Massachusetts: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from St. Lawrence O’Toole in Lawrence. This update adds over 12,600 records and over 44,100 names to search.

St. Lawrence O’Toole in Lawrence was set off from Immaculate Conception and St. Mary in 1873. St. Lawrence O’Toole, the saint for whom the church was named was the Archbishop of Dublin in the 1100s. To learn more about the early development of Catholicism in Lawrence, you may want to consult Sketch of Catholicity in Lawrence and vicinity by Katherine O’Keefe (1882), available through our Digital Collections. You may also want to reference One Hundred Years of Progress by James S. Sullivan (1895) to keep track of the many parishes in this Catholic city.

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

The new volumes are listed below:

St. Lawrence O’Toole (Lawrence) Baptisms, 1875-1887
St. Lawrence O’Toole (Lawrence) Baptisms, 1898-1904
St. Lawrence O’Toole (Lawrence) Baptisms, 1905-1908
St. Lawrence O’Toole (Lawrence) Baptisms, 1908-1920
St. Lawrence O’Toole (Lawrence) Confirmations, 1882-1897
St. Lawrence O’Toole (Lawrence) First Communions, 1899-1918
St. Lawrence O’Toole (Lawrence) Marriages, 1883-1887
St. Lawrence O’Toole (Lawrence) Marriages, 1898-1908
St. Lawrence O’Toole (Lawrence) Mixed Marriages, 1906-1920

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