Today we have added 11 new volumes to Massachusetts: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from St. Ann in Gloucester and St. Mary in Winchester. This update adds over 2,100 pages, and over 250,000 new names to search.
St. Ann’s Parish in Gloucester was originally established in 1855 in a refitted Baptist church. Father Healy initiated the building of St. Anne’s Church, which cost about $100,000 at that time. The church was dedicated on July 31, 1881 by Archbishop Williams.
St. Mary’s Parish in Winchester was originally a mission of the Woburn church. The architect was P.C. Keely of Brooklyn, NY. The original church building was smaller than it is today, and it was enlarged by Father Daley.
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The new volumes are listed below:
- St. Ann (Gloucester) Baptisms, 1863-1868
- St. Ann (Gloucester) Baptisms and Marriages, 1855-1866
- St. Ann (Gloucester) Baptisms and Marriages, 1866-1870
- St. Ann (Gloucester) Baptisms, 1871-1879 and Marriages, 1908-1909
- St. Ann (Gloucester) Baptisms, 1879-1897 and Marriages, 1908-1910, and 1923
- St. Ann (Gloucester) Marriages, 1857-1867
- St. Ann (Gloucester) Marriages, 1868-1871
- St. Ann (Gloucester) Marriages, 1872-1907
- St. Mary (Winchester) Baptisms, 1875-1908
- St. Mary (Winchester) Marriages, 1875-1908
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