Archdiocese of Boston: 5 new searchable parishes

1895 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map for Lawrence, MA showing St. Anne’s Church (pink building, lower right)

Today we’ve added 22 new volumes to Massachusetts: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from five different parishes: Immaculate Conception in Weymouth, Sacred Heart in Natick, St. Anne in Lawrence, St. John the Evangelist in Wellesley and St. Lawrence in Brookline. This update adds over 49,100 records and over 203,300 names to search.

We’d like to thank our dedicated team of volunteers for their work on this, including Aidan Largey, Alicia Svenson, Amelia Devin Freedman, Angela Napolitano, Arlys LaFehr, Becki Clarke, Bob Rainville, Bonnie Barns, Bruce McKeeman, Carolyn Jack, Conall O’Cathain, Debbie Lansing, Eileen McCarthy, Eldon Gay, Erin Canzano, Gail Delfosse, Helen Fredell, Jane Papa, Jennifer Lozano, Katharine Loomis, Kathy Oberley, Kim Bonner, Lisa Donovan, Liz Barnett, Loretta Brown-Aldrich, Marie Wells, Mary Alice Yost, Matt Murphy, Michelle Cohen , Michelle Kearns, Nancy Johnson, Paul McCool, Pauline Cusson, Rick Lageux, Rosie Gellene, Sandy Murphy Mauer, Shaune-Marie Berg, Stacey-Rae McCue, Sam Sturgis, Toni Lattimer and Violet Hurst. If you would like to become part of the team working on rewarding genealogical projects, please contact Rachel Adams, Database Services Volunteer Coordinator via email at

The new volumes are listed below:

Immaculate Conception (Weymouth) Baptisms, 1882-1892
Immaculate Conception (Weymouth) Baptisms, 1892-1906
Immaculate Conception (Weymouth) Marriages, 1892-1907
Immaculate Conception (Weymouth) Marriages, First Communions, and Confirmations, 1882-1920

Sacred Heart (Natick) Baptisms, 1890-1920
Sacred Heart (Natick) Confirmations, 1893-1920
Sacred Heart (Natick) Marriages, 1890-1907

St. Anne (Lawrence) Baptisms, 1883-1889
St. Anne (Lawrence) Baptisms, 1890-1898
St. Anne (Lawrence) Baptisms, 1899-1904
St. Anne (Lawrence) Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1871-1885
St. Anne (Lawrence) Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1878-1885
St. Anne (Lawrence) Confirmations, 1880-1920
St. Anne (Lawrence) Deaths, 1890-1912
St. Anne (Lawrence) Marriages, 1883-1897
St. Anne (Lawrence) Marriages, 1898-1906

St. John the Evangelist (Wellesley) Baptisms, 1890-1914
St. John the Evangelist (Wellesley) Baptisms, 1914-1920
St. John the Evangelist (Wellesley) Confirmations, 1892-1920
St. John the Evangelist (Wellesley) Marriages, 1890-1920

St. Lawrence (Brookline) Baptisms, 1898-1920
St. Lawrence (Brookline) Marriages, 1898-1920

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