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Archdiocese of Boston: new browsable records from Ipswich, Lawrence, Tewksbury, Weymouth and Wilmington

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Riverfront view of Ipswich from a 1906 postcard. (Photographer unknown, public domain)

Today we’ve added 10 new volumes and updated 3 volumes in Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from 5 parishes across eastern Massachusetts. This update adds over 800 new pages to browse.

The new and updated parishes include St. Joseph (Ipswich), Assumption of the Blessed Virgin (Lawrence), St. William (Tewksbury), St. Francis Xavier (Weymouth) and St. Thomas of Villanova (Wilmington).

If you need help navigating the image-only collection, please consult our webinar, Archdiocese of Boston Catholic Records Project: We’re Expanding! 

The new volumes in Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, 1789-1920 are listed below. Volumes with an asterisk have been updated. Previously, they were truncated to only display records from before January 1, 1901. Now they are presented on our site either in their complete form or with the records up to December 31, 1920:

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin (Lawrence) Baptisms, Marriages and Confirmations, 1887-1913*

St. Francis Xavier (Weymouth) Baptisms, 1907-1920

St. Francis Xavier (Weymouth) Confirmations, 1908-1920

St. Francis Xavier (Weymouth) Marriages, 1907-1920

St. Joseph (Ipswich) Baptisms, 1889-1910*

St. Joseph (Ipswich) First Communions and Confirmations, 1896-1920*

St. Thomas of Villanova (Wilmington) Baptisms, 1919-1920

St. Thomas of Villanova (Wilmington) Marriages, 1919-1920

St. William (Tewksbury) Baptisms and Marriages, 1904-1920

St. William (Tewksbury) Baptisms, 1911-1920

St. William (Tewksbury) Baptisms, 1920

St. William (Tewksbury) Index to Baptisms, 1904-1920

St. William (Tewksbury) Marriages, 1911-1920

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Archdiocese of Boston: new browsable records from Cambridge, Peabody, Pepperell, Salem, Waltham, Watertown and Weymouth

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Map detailing Salem, Massachusetts in 1883 (J.R. Burleigh, public domain)

Today we’ve added 23 volumes and updated 13 volumes in Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from parishes across eastern Massachusetts. This update adds over 7,000 new pages to browse.

The updated parishes include St. Peter (Cambridge), St. James (Salem), St. John the Baptist (Peabody), St. John the Baptist (Salem), St. Joseph (Pepperell), St. Mary (Waltham), Sacred Heart (Watertown) and Immaculate Conception (Weymouth).

If you need help navigating the image-only collection, please consult our webinar, Archdiocese of Boston Catholic Records Project: We’re Expanding! 

We’d like to thank Sam Sturgis for his help making these parishes available online.

The new volumes in Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, 1789-1920 are listed below. Volumes with an asterisk have been updated. Previously they were truncated to only display records from before January 1, 1901. Now they are presented on our site either in their complete form or with the records up to December 31, 1920:

Immaculate Conception (Weymouth) Baptisms, 1892-1906*

Immaculate Conception (Weymouth) Baptisms, 1907-1914

Immaculate Conception (Weymouth) Baptisms, 1915-1920

Immaculate Conception (Weymouth) Marriages, First Communions and Confirmations, 1882-1920*

Immaculate Conception (Weymouth) Marriages, 1892-1907*

Immaculate Conception (Weymouth) Marriages, 1908-1920

 

Sacred Heart (Watertown) Baptisms, 1896-1913*

Sacred Heart (Watertown) Baptisms, 1914-1919

Sacred Heart (Watertown) Baptisms, 1919-1920

Sacred Heart (Watertown) Confirmations, 1898-1916 [Book 1]

Sacred Heart (Watertown) Confirmations, 1898-1916 [Book 2]

Sacred Heart (Watertown) Marriages, 1896-1920*

 

St. James (Salem) Baptisms, 1891-1920*

St. James (Salem) Marriages, 1851-1920*

 

St. John the Baptist (Peabody) Baptisms and Parish Census, 1907-1908

St. John the Baptist (Peabody) Baptisms, 1908-1914

St. John the Baptist (Peabody) Baptisms, 1914-1919

St. John the Baptist (Peabody) Baptisms, 1919-1920

St. John the Baptist (Peabody) Marriages, 1908-1920

 

St. John the Baptist (Salem) Baptisms, 1903-1913

St. John the Baptist (Salem) Baptisms, 1908-1912

St. John the Baptist (Salem) Baptisms, 1913-1917

St. John the Baptist (Salem) Baptisms, 1917-1920

St. John the Baptist (Salem) Confirmations, 1904-1920

St. John the Baptist (Salem) Marriages, 1903-1908

St. John the Baptist (Salem) Marriages, 1908-1920

 

St. Joseph (Pepperell) Baptisms, 1885-1920*

St. Joseph (Pepperell) Marriages, 1885-1920*

 

St. Mary (Waltham) Baptisms, 1896-1904*

St. Mary (Waltham) Baptisms, 1905-1914

St. Mary (Waltham) Baptisms, 1915-1920

St. Mary (Waltham) Baptisms, 1920

St. Mary (Waltham) Confirmations, 1919-1920

St. Mary (Waltham) Marriages, 1891-1920*

 

St. Peter (Cambridge) Baptisms, 1890-1920*

St. Peter (Cambridge) Marriages, 1893-1920*

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Archdiocese of Boston: new searchable records from Waltham, Wilmington and Winchester

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Bird’s eye view of Winchester, MA (1886) (http://maps.bpl.org, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

Today we’ve added 8 new volumes and updated two volumes in Massachusetts: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from St. Mary in Waltham, St. Thomas of Villanova in Wilmington, and St. Mary in Winchester. This update adds over 12,700 records and over 55,100 names to search.

We’d like to thank Sam Sturgis for his help making these parishes available online.

The new volumes are listed below:

St. Mary Waltham Baptisms, 1896-1904*
St. Mary (Waltham) Baptisms, 1905-1914
St. Mary (Waltham) Baptisms, 1914-1920
St. Mary (Waltham) Baptisms, 1920
St. Mary (Waltham) Confirmations, 1919-1920
St. Mary Waltham Marriages, 1891-1920*

St. Thomas of Villanova (Wilmington) Baptisms, 1919-1920
St. Thomas of Villanova (Wilmington) Marriages, 1919-1920

St. Mary (Winchester) Baptisms, 1919-1920
St. Mary (Winchester) Marriages, 1908-1920

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Archdiocese of Boston: new browsable records from Brookline, Cambridge, Somerville, Swampscott and Waltham

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View of Whale Beach in Swampscott, Essex County, Massachusetts from a 1909 postcard (unknown author, public domain).

Today we’ve added 32 new volumes and updated 9 volumes in Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from 8 parishes across eastern Massachusetts. This new update adds over 7,000 new pages to browse.

The new and updated parishes include: St. Lawrence (Brookline), St. John the Evangelist (Cambridge), St. Mary of the Annunciation (Cambridge), St. Patrick (Cambridge), St. Clement (Somerville), Patronage of St. Joseph (Somerville), St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott), and St. Charles Borromeo (Waltham).

If you need help navigating the image-only collection, please consult our webinar, Archdiocese of Boston Catholic Records Project: We’re Expanding!

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

The new volumes in Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, 1789-1920 are listed below. Volumes with an asterisk have been updated. Previously they were truncated to only display records from before January 1, 1901. Now they are presented on our site either in their complete form or with the records up to December 31, 1920:

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

St. John the Evangelist (Cambridge) Baptisms, 1893-1908*
St. John the Evangelist (Cambridge) Baptisms, 1908-1914
St. John the Evangelist (Cambridge) Baptisms, 1914-1920
St. John the Evangelist (Cambridge) Confirmations, 1894-1920*
St. John the Evangelist (Cambridge) Marriages, 1893-1907*
St. John the Evangelist (Cambridge) Marriages, 1908-1920

St. Mary of the Annunciation (Cambridge) Baptisms, 1901-1910
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Cambridge) Baptisms, 1910-1920
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Cambridge) Confirmations, 1901-1902
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Cambridge) Confirmations, 1903-1908
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Cambridge) Confirmations, 1917-1920
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Cambridge) Marriages, 1901-1902
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Cambridge) Marriages, 1902-1908
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Cambridge) Marriages, 1908-1917
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Cambridge) Marriages, 1917-1920

St. Patrick (Cambridge) Baptisms, 1908-1920
St. Patrick (Cambridge) Baptisms, 1920
St. Patrick (Cambridge) Confirmations, 1909-1920
St. Patrick (Cambridge) Marriages, 1908-1920

Patronage of St. Joseph (Somerville) Baptisms, 1896-1905*
Patronage of St. Joseph (Somerville) Baptisms, 1906-1920
Patronage of St. Joseph (Somerville) First Communions, 1896-1917*
Patronage of St. Joseph (Somerville) First Communions, 1918-1920
Patronage of St. Joseph (Somerville) Confirmations, 1873-1920*
Patronage of St. Joseph (Somerville) Marriages, 1869-1920*

St. Clement (Somerville) Baptisms, 1912-1919
St. Clement (Somerville) Baptisms, 1919-1920
St. Clement (Somerville) Confirmations, 1913-1920
St. Clement (Somerville) Marriages, 1912-1920

St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) Baptisms, 1906-1910
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) Marriages, 1911-1920
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) Baptisms and Marriage Promises, 1911-1920
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) First Communions and Confirmations Female, 1909-1916
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) First Communions and Confirmations Male, 1919-1916
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) Marriages, 1906-1910
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) Marriages, 1906-1913
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) Sick Calls, 1914-1920

St. Charles Borromeo (Waltham) Baptisms, 1909-1920
St. Charles Borromeo (Waltham) Marriages, 1909-1920

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Archdiocese of Boston: new searchable records from Boston, Swampscott, Waltham, Woburn and Weymouth.

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Salem Road, Woburn, Massachusetts by Albion Harris Bicknell (Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

Today we’ve added 22 new volumes to Massachusetts: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from Immaculate Conception in Weymouth, Our Lady of Lourdes in Jamaica Plain, St. Charles Borromeo in Waltham, St. Charles Borromeo in Woburn, St. Francis Xavier in Weymouth and St. John the Evangelist in Swampscott. This update adds over 24,200 records and over 94,600 names to search.

We’d like to thank Sam Sturgis for his help making these parishes available online.

The new volumes are listed below:

Immaculate Conception (Weymouth) Baptisms, 1907-1914
Immaculate Conception (Weymouth) Baptisms, 1915-1920
Immaculate Conception (Weymouth) Marriages, 1908-1914

Our Lady of Lourdes (Jamaica Plain) Baptisms, 1908-1917
Our Lady of Lourdes (Jamaica Plain) Baptisms, 1917-1920
Our Lady of Lourdes (Jamaica Plain) Marriages, 1908-1917

St. Charles Borromeo (Waltham) Baptisms, 1909-1920
St. Charles Borromeo (Waltham) Marriages, 1909-1920

St. Charles Borromeo (Woburn) Baptisms, 1908-1913
St. Charles Borromeo (Woburn) Baptisms, 1913-1920
St. Charles Borromeo (Woburn) Marriages, 1908-1909

St. Francis Xavier (Weymouth) Baptisms, 1907-1920
St. Francis Xavier (Weymouth) Confirmations, 1908-1920
St. Francis Xavier (Weymouth) Marriages, 1907-1920

St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) Baptisms, 1906-1910
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) Baptisms, 1911-1920
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) First Communions and Confirmations, Female, 1909-1916
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) First Communions and Confirmations, Male, 1909-1916
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) Marriages, 1906-1910
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) Marriages, 1906-1913
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) Marriages, 1911-1920
St. John the Evangelist (Swampscott) Sick Calls, 1914-1920

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

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Archdiocese of Boston: new browsable records from Norwood, Revere, Rockport, Salem, Sharon, Shirley and Somerville

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Excerpt from a 1910 map of Somerville showing St. Ann in the Winter Hill neighborhood (Ernest W. Bailey, public domain)

Today we’ve added 44 new volumes and updated 15 volumes in Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from 11 parishes across eastern Massachusetts. This update adds over 5,400 new pages to browse.

The new and updated parishes include St. George (Norwood), Immaculate Conception (Revere), St. Joachim (Rockport), Immaculate Conception (Salem), St. Anne (Salem), St. Mary (Salem), Our Lady of Sorrows (Sharon), St. Anthony of Padua (Shirley), St. Ann (Somerville), St. Benedict (Somerville) and St. Catherine of Genoa (Somerville).

If you need help navigating the image-only collection, please consult our webinar, Archdiocese of Boston Catholic Records Project: We’re Expanding! 

We’d like to thank Sam Sturgis for his help making these parishes available online.

The new volumes in Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, 1789-1920 are listed below. Volumes with an asterisk have been updated. Previously they were truncated to only display records from before January 1, 1901. Now they are presented on our site either in their complete form or with the records up to December 31, 1920:

St. George (Norwood) Baptisms, 1913-1920
St. George (Norwood) Deaths, 1919-1920
St. George (Norwood) Marriages, 1913-1920

Immaculate Conception (Revere) Baptisms, 1889-1902*
Immaculate Conception (Revere) Baptisms, 1889-1908*
Immaculate Conception (Revere) Baptisms, 1902-1912
Immaculate Conception (Revere) Baptisms, 1908-1912
Immaculate Conception (Revere) Baptisms, 1912-1918
Immaculate Conception (Revere) Baptisms, 1919-1920
Immaculate Conception (Revere) Confirmations, 1889-1920*
Immaculate Conception (Revere) Confirmations, 1916
Immaculate Conception (Revere) First Communions, 1889-1913*
Immaculate Conception (Revere) First Communions, 1914-1920
Immaculate Conception (Revere) Marriages, First Communions, and Confirmations, 1889-1909*
Immaculate Conception (Revere) Marriages, 1908-1919
Immaculate Conception (Revere) Marriages, 1919-1920

St. Joachim (Rockport) Baptisms, 1870-1905*
St. Joachim (Rockport) Baptisms, 1905-1913
St. Joachim (Rockport) Baptisms, 1907-1920
St. Joachim (Rockport) Confirmations, 1918-1920
St. Joachim (Rockport) Marriages and Confirmations, 1905-1913
St. Joachim (Rockport) Marriages, 1870-1904*
St. Joachim (Rockport) Marriages, 1908-1920

Immaculate Conception (Salem) Baptismal Record of Marriages, 1908-1910
Immaculate Conception (Salem) Baptisms of Converts, 1908-1920
Immaculate Conception (Salem) Baptisms, 1900-1920*
Immaculate Conception (Salem) Confirmations, 1888-1910*
Immaculate Conception (Salem) Confirmations, 1913-1920
Immaculate Conception (Salem) Confirmations, 1913-1920 (Copy)
Immaculate Conception (Salem) Marriages, 1871-1901*
Immaculate Conception (Salem) Marriages, 1901-1920

St. Anne (Salem) Baptisms, 1902-1919
St. Anne (Salem) First Communions and Confirmations, 1903-1919

St. Mary (Salem) Baptisms, 1914-1920
St. Mary (Salem) Marriages, 1914-1920

Our Lady of Sorrows (Sharon) Baptisms, 1906-1920
Our Lady of Sorrows (Sharon) Marriages, 1906-1920
Our Lady of Sorrows (Sharon) Deaths, 1906-1920
Our Lady of Sorrows (Sharon) Confirmations, 1909-1920
Our Lady of Sorrows (Sharon) Miscellaneous, 1906-1920

St. Anthony of Padua (Shirley) Baptisms, 1905-1908
St. Anthony of Padua (Shirley) Baptisms, 1908-1916
St. Anthony of Padua (Shirley) First Communions and Confirmations, 1905-1920
St. Anthony of Padua (Shirley) First Communions and Confirmations, 1905-1920 (Copy)
St. Anthony of Padua (Shirley) Marriages, 1908-1920

St. Ann (Somerville) Baptisms, 1898-1909*
St. Ann (Somerville) First Communions and Confirmations, 1883-1920*
St. Ann (Somerville) Marriages, 1881-1910*
St. Ann (Somerville) Baptisms, 1909-1917
St. Ann (Somerville) Baptisms, 1917-1920
St. Ann (Somerville) First Communions, 1915-1920
St. Ann (Somerville) Marriages, 1910-1920

St. Benedict (Somerville) Baptisms, 1911-1918
St. Benedict (Somerville) Baptisms, 1918-1920
St. Benedict (Somerville) Marriages, 1911-1920

St. Catherine of Genoa (Somerville) Baptisms, 1892-1909*
St. Catherine of Genoa (Somerville) Marriages, 1892-1920*
St. Catherine of Genoa (Somerville) Baptisms, 1909-1920
St. Catherine of Genoa (Somerville) Marriages, 1920

Please note: This database is available to all NEHGS members.  Learn more about becoming a NEHGS guest member (free).

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Archdiocese of Boston: new browsable records from Billerica, Chelsea, Newburyport, North Andover, Norwood and Revere

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Newburyport Harbor Lighthouse, 1898 (U.S. Coast Guard, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

Today we’ve added 29 new volumes and updated 6 volumes in Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from 7 parishes across eastern Massachusetts. This update adds over 3,500 new pages to browse.

The new and updated parishes include St. Andrew (Billerica), Our Lady of Grace (Chelsea), Immaculate Conception (Newburyport), St. Louis de Gonzague (Newburyport), St. Michael (North Andover), St. Catherine of Siena (Norwood) and Our Lady of Lourdes (Revere).

If you need help navigating the image-only collection, please consult our webinar, Archdiocese of Boston Catholic Records Project: We’re Expanding! 

We’d like to thank Sam Sturgis for his help making these parishes available online.

The new volumes in Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, 1789-1920 are listed below. Volumes with an asterisk have been updated. Previously they were truncated to only display records from before January 1, 1901. Now they are presented on our site either in their complete form or with the records up to December 31, 1920:

Immaculate Conception (Newburyport) Baptisms, 1891-1901*
Immaculate Conception (Newburyport) Baptisms, 1901-1918
Immaculate Conception (Newburyport) Baptisms, 1919-1920
Immaculate Conception (Newburyport) Confirmations, 1882-1920*
Immaculate Conception (Newburyport) First Communions, 1901-1920
Immaculate Conception (Newburyport) Marriages, 1872-1903*
Immaculate Conception (Newburyport) Marriages, 1904-1920

Our Lady of Grace (Chelsea) Baptisms, 1913-1920
Our Lady of Grace (Chelsea) First Communions and Confirmations, 1916-1920
Our Lady of Grace (Chelsea) Marriages, 1913-1920

Our Lady of Lourdes (Revere) Baptisms, 1906-1920
Our Lady of Lourdes (Revere) Baptisms, 1907-1920
Our Lady of Lourdes (Revere) Marriages, 1907-1920
Our Lady of Lourdes (Revere) Deaths, First Communions and Confirmations, 1907-1920

St. Andrew (Billerica) Baptisms and Marriages, 1868-1904

St. Catherine of Siena (Norwood) Baptisms, 1890-1908*
St. Catherine of Sienna (Norwood) Baptisms, 1908-1915
St. Catherine of Siena (Norwood) Confirmations, 1890-1920*
St. Catherine of Siena (Norwood) Marriages, 1890-1908*

St. Louis de Gonzague (Newburyport) Baptisms, 1903-1908
St. Louis de Gonzague (Newburyport) Baptisms, 1908-1920
St. Louis de Gonzague (Newburyport) Confirmations, 1919-1920
St. Louis de Gonzague (Newburyport) Deaths, 1903-1920
St. Louis de Gonzague (Newburyport) First Communions, 1920
St. Louis de Gonzague (Newburyport) Marriages, 1903-07
St. Louis de Gonzague (Newburyport) Marriages, 1908-20

St. Michael (North Andover) Baptisms, 1900-1908
St. Michael (North Andover) Baptisms, 1903-1911
St. Michael (North Andover) Baptisms, 1908-1918
St. Michael (North Andover) Baptisms, 1911-1918
St. Michael (North Andover) Baptisms, 1918-1920
St. Michael (North Andover) Confirmations, 1902-1909
St. Michael (North Andover) First Communions, 1903-1920
St. Michael (North Andover) Marriages, 1908-1920
St. Michael (North Andover) Sick Calls, 1903-1906

Please note: This database is available to all NEHGS members.  Learn more about becoming a NEHGS guest member (free).

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Archdiocese of Boston: new records from Everett & Somerville

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Postcard from Everett, MA (Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

Today we’ve added three new volumes to Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from St. Joseph in Everett. This update adds over 120 new pages to browse.

We’ve also added four new volumes to Massachusetts: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from St. Clement in Somerville. This update adds over 4,400 records and 17,300 new searchable names.

St. Joseph’s parish began in 1912, serving the French Catholics of Everett and Malden.

St. Clement was also established in 1912 for the parishoners of West Somerville and South Medford.

We’d like to thank Sam Sturgis for his help making these parishes available online.

If you need help navigating the image-only collection, please consult our most recent webinar, Archdiocese of Boston Catholic Records Project: We’re Expanding! 

The new volumes are listed below:

St. Clement (Somerville) Baptisms, 1912-1919
St. Clement (Somerville) Baptisms, 1919-1920
St. Clement (Somerville) Confirmations, 1913-1920
St. Clement (Somerville) Marriages, 1912-1920

St. Joseph (Everett) Baptisms, 1912-1920
St. Joseph (Everett) Deaths, 1916-1920
St. Joseph (Everett) Marriages, 1912-1920

Please note: Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, 1789-1920 is available to all NEHGS members.  Learn more about becoming a NEHGS guest member (free).

Massachusetts: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, 1789-1920 is available to Individual-level and above NEHGS members only. Consider membership.

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Archdiocese of Boston: new browsable records from Everett, Dracut, Malden, Marblehead, Marlborough, Medford, Melrose, Methuen, Lowell, Lynn and Natick

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A postcard from Lowell, MA (Detroit Publishing Company, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

Today we’ve added 57 new volumes and updated 21 volumes in Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from 17 parishes across eastern Massachusetts. This update adds over 14,100 new pages to browse.

The new and updated parishes include Immaculate Conception (Everett), St. Mary of the Assumption (Dracut), Sacred Hearts (Malden), Our Lady Star of the Sea (Marblehead), St. Ann (Marlborough), St. Joseph (Medford), St. Mary of the Annunciation (Melrose), Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Methuen), St. Monica (Methuen), St. Louis de France (Lowell), St. Margaret of Scotland (Lowell), St. Michael (Lowell), St. Patrick (Lowell), St. Peter (Lowell), St. Michael (Lynn), Sacred Heart (Natick) and St. Patrick (Natick).

If you need help navigating the image-only collection, please consult our webinar, Archdiocese of Boston Catholic Records Project: We’re Expanding! 

We’d like to thank Sam Sturgis for his help making these parishes available online.

The new volumes in Massachusetts: (Image-Only) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, 1789-1920 are listed below. Volumes with an asterisk have been updated. Previously they were truncated to only display records from before January 1, 1901. Now they are presented on our site either in their complete form or with the records up to December 31, 1920:

Immaculate Conception (Everett) Baptisms, 1893-1903*
Immaculate Conception (Everett) Baptisms, 1903-1909
Immaculate Conception (Everett) Baptisms, 1909-1916
Immaculate Conception (Everett) Baptisms, 1916-1920
Immaculate Conception (Everett) Marriages, 1885-1913*
Immaculate Conception (Everett) Marriages, 1913-1920

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (Methuen) Baptisms, 1913-1920
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (Methuen) Marriages, 1913-1920

Our Lady Star of the Sea (Marblehead) Baptisms, 1908-1920

Sacred Heart (Natick) Baptisms, 1890-1920*
Sacred Heart (Natick) Confirmations, 1893-1920*
Sacred Heart (Natick) Marriages, 1890-1907*
Sacred Heart (Natick) Marriages, 1908-1920

Sacred Hearts (Malden) Baptisms, 1898-1906*
Sacred Hearts (Malden) Baptisms, 1906-1914
Sacred Hearts (Malden) Baptisms, 1914-1920
Sacred Hearts (Malden) Marriages, 1891-1912*
Sacred Hearts (Malden) Marriages, 1913-1920

St. Ann (Marlborough) Baptisms, 1919-1920

St. Joseph (Medford) Baptisms, 1883-1901*
St. Joseph (Medford) Baptisms, 1902-1907
St. Joseph (Medford) Baptisms, 1908-1918
St. Joseph (Medford) Baptisms, 1918-1920
St. Joseph (Medford) Marriages, 1883-1907*
St. Joseph (Medford) Marriages, 1908-1920

St. Louis de France (Lowell) Baptisms, 1904-1908
St. Louis de France (Lowell) Baptisms, 1908-1918
St. Louis de France (Lowell) Baptisms, 1918-1920
St. Louis de France (Lowell) Confirmations, 1905-1920
St. Louis de France (Lowell) Deaths, 1907-1920
St. Louis de France (Lowell) First Communions and Confirmations, 1904-1920
St. Louis de France (Lowell) Marriages, 1904-1908
St. Louis de France (Lowell) Marriages, 1907-1920

St. Margaret of Scotland (Lowell) Baptisms, 1910-1920
St. Margaret of Scotland (Lowell) Confirmations, 1912-1920
St. Margaret of Scotland (Lowell) Marriages, 1911-1920

St. Mary of the Annunciation (Melrose) Baptisms, 1894-1906*
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Melrose) Baptisms, 1906-1916
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Melrose) Baptisms, 1916-1920
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Melrose) Children’s Records, 1912-1915
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Melrose) Confirmations, 1897-1920*
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Melrose) First Communions, 1910-1920
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Melrose) Marriages, 1894-1920*

St. Mary of the Assumption (Dracut) Baptisms, 1910-1920
St. Mary of the Assumption (Dracut) Confirmations, 1918-1920
St. Mary of the Assumption (Dracut) Marriages, 1910-1920

St. Michael (Lowell) Baptisms, 1884-1908*
St. Michael (Lowell) Baptisms, 1908-1917
St. Michael (Lowell) Baptisms, 1917-1920
St. Michael (Lowell) Confirmations, 1903-1917
St. Michael (Lowell) Confirmations, 1920
St. Michael (Lowell) Converts, 1910-1920
St. Michael (Lowell) First Communions, 1901-1920
St. Michael (Lowell) Marriages, 1884-1908*
St. Michael (Lowell) Marriages, 1908-1920

St. Michael (Lynn) Baptisms, 1905-1906

St. Michael (Lynn) Baptisms, 1906-1914
St. Michael (Lynn) Baptisms, 1914-1920
St. Michael (Lynn) Marriages, 1906-1914

St. Monica (Methuen) Baptisms, 1917-1920
St. Monica (Methuen) Marriages, 1917-1920

St. Patrick (Lowell) Baptisms, 1878-1908*
St. Patrick (Lowell) Baptisms, 1908-1915
St. Patrick (Lowell) Baptisms, 1915-1920
St. Patrick (Lowell) Confirmations, 1901-1920
St. Patrick (Lowell) Marriages, 1872-1908*
St. Patrick (Lowell) Marriages, 1908-1920

St. Patrick (Natick) Baptisms, 1890-1908*
St. Patrick (Natick) Baptisms, 1908-1920
St. Patrick (Natick) First Communions and Confirmations, 1866-1920*
St. Patrick (Natick) Marriages, 1890-1907*
St. Patrick (Natick) Marriages, 1908-1920

St. Peter (Lowell) Baptisms, 1898-1904*
St. Peter (Lowell) Baptisms, 1904-1907
St. Peter (Lowell) Baptisms, 1907-1914
St. Peter (Lowell) Baptisms, 1914-1919
St. Peter (Lowell) Marriages, 1883-1904*
St. Peter (Lowell) Marriages, 1904-1919

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Vital Records from the New England Historical and Genealogical Register: Volume 23 updated

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Volume 23, page 107a, showing a handwritten family tree and crest pertaining to the Appleton family

Today we are re-releasing Volume 23 (1869) in Vital Records from the New England Historical and Genealogical Register. This is part of our on-going, in-depth re-indexing project that aims to accurately capture all the genealogical data available in this scholarly journal. This update includes over 11,200 records and 23,600 searchable names and has about nine times the number of records previously indexed in this volume.

This ongoing project will unlock the value of all the information captured in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register since the first publication in 1847. We are reviewing every published article and extracting a broad set of previously unavailable records for the articles that are genealogical in nature. So, in addition to birth, marriage, and death records there are now new records including: residences, immigration, military records, church dismissals, and more. The indexing in this effort includes spouses, parents, and locations.

Users of American AncesTREES will also benefit by being able to get hints from the newly indexed volumes in their family trees.

This update is made possible through the work of our volunteers: Jan Lundquist, Elaine Wood, Peg Camp, Renda Smith, Melaine Nelson, Kathleen Oberly, Bruce McKeeman, Ida Nystrom, Rosemary Durica, Pam Hugie, Fran Danico, Karen Buchinger, Bill Kerrigan, Gail Wine, Joan Koesterherm, Nina Manno, Donna McClure, Rich Wood, Phyllis Doucette, Carol Farrington, Linda Mathew, Nancy Johnson, Kay Sencabaugh, David Fredette, Robyn Choate, Jane Himmel, Janet Essency, Pat Dalpiaz, Rick Lagueux, Val Abrahamsen, Mara Witzling and Patricia Ryburn.

If you would like to become part of the team working on this rewarding project to revamp the index to the NEHGS Register, please contact Rachel Adams, Database Services Volunteer Coordinator via email at rachel.adams@nehgs.org.

Published quarterly since 1847, The New England Historical and Genealogical Register is the the oldest journal in the field. The Register has featured articles on a wide variety of topics since its inception, including vital records, church records, tax records, land and probate records, cemetery transcriptions, obituaries, and historical essays. Authoritative compiled genealogies have been the centerpiece of the Register for more than 150 years. Thousands of New England families have been treated in the pages of the journal and many more are referenced in incidental ways throughout. These articles may range from short pieces correcting errors in print or solving unusual problems to larger treatments that reveal family origins or present multiple generations of a family.

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

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