A Guide to Local Historical and Genealogical Resources
in Northwestern Connecticut

Table of Contents:

Introduction

Selected Facilities Outside Northwest Connecticut

Tips for Contacting Research Facilities

Towns

INTRODUCTION

PLEASE NOTE: THIS GUIDE WAS LAST UPDATED IN 2012- PLEASE CONTACT THE REPOSITORY FOR UPDATED DAYS AND HOURS OF OPERATION. This Guide to Local Historical and Genealogical Resources in Northwestern Connecticut is designed as a research aide for persons interested in the history of the towns in Northwestern Connecticut the lives of the region's past inhabitants. Because the Northwest Corner of the state has no central institution that collects resource material for the area, local churches and synagogues, historical societies, libraries, museums, schools and town halls serve as important sources for researchers. The towns within the guide are listed alphabetically. All of the institutions within each town will appear under one of the following categories of resources:

SELECTED FACILITIES OUTSIDE NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT

Outside the Northwestern part of the state, a few research facilities offer information on a wide variety of Connecticut towns. These institutions include:

The Connecticut Historical Society
1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 236-5621
(860) 236-2664 FAX
www.chs.org
Records are available:
Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Inc.
P.O. Box 435
Glastonbury, CT 06033-0435
Location:
175 Maple Street
East Hartford, CT 06118
(860) 569-0002
http://www.csginc.org/
Office is open:
Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Connecticut State Library
History and Genealogy Department
231 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 566-3690
http://www.cslib.org/
Records are available:
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Episcopal Diocesan House
1335 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105-2295
(860) 233-4481
(860) 523-1410 (FAX)
www.jcarroon@episcopaldiocese.org
Records are available:
Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

TIPS FOR CONTACTING RESEARCH FACILITIES

When writing for information:

When calling for information:

When visiting the site for information:

TOWNS

BANTAM

Churches

Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church
P.O. Box 427
715 Bantam Road
Bantam, CT 06750
(860) 567-9522
(860)567-9522 (FAX)
Our Lady of Grace Church established in 1949 as a mission of St. Anthony's Church, Litchfield. Records contain birth, marriage, death and business papers.
Copies are available, with restrictions on use.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
P.O. Box 449
802 Bantam Road
Bantam, CT 06750
(860) 567-8838
st.pauls@snet.net
St. Paul's Episcopal Church established in 1797 was also known as West Church and Second Episcopal Society of Litchfield. Records contain birth, marriage and death records; photographs and maps.
Records and copies are available by appointment only, with restrictions on use.
Records are also available at the Diocesan House, Hartford, CT.

BARKHAMSTED/ PLEASANT VALLEY/ RIVERTON

Churches

Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 181
93 River Road
Pleasant Valley, CT 06063
(860) 379-2157
Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, established in 1840, was also known as the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Pleasant Valley Methodist Church. Records contain birth, marriage and deaths. Records from 1850-1952 are located at the Connecticut State Library in Hartford.
Records and copies are available by appointment only.

Riverton Congregational Church
P.O. Box 155
Robertsville Road
Riverton, CT 06065
Riverton Congregational Church established in 1842.
Records are not available.

Historical Societies

Barkhamsted Historical Society
P.O. Box 94
Pleasant Valley, CT 06063
bhs@barkhamstedhistory.org
www.barkhamstedhistory.org
Barkhamsted Historical Society was established in 1967. Records contain limited birth, marriage and death records as well as town histories, business papers, maps, photographs, newspapers, family histories and personal papers.
Records are available by appointment only.

Town Offices

Barkhamsted Town Hall
P.O. Box 185
67 Ripley Hill Road
Pleasant Valley, CT 06063-0185
(860) 379-8665
(860) 379-9284 (FAX)
The Town of Barkhamsted was established in 1779. Records contain birth, marriage, death, town histories, maps, photographs and land records.
Records and copies are available, with some restrictions on use.
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m - 12 p.m.

BEACON

Churches

St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church
25 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403
(203) 729-2504
St. Michael's Church, established in 1899, has birth, marriage and death records; baptismal records, first communion records and confirmation records.
Records and copies are available.
Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

United Church
69 Wolfe Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403
(203) 729-8802
United Church, established in 1846, was also known as the Methodist-Episcopal Church. Records include birth, marriage and death.
Records and copies are available with the assistance of the Pastor or Clerk.

Historical Societies

Beacon Falls Historical Society
P.O. Box 171
Beacon Falls, CT 06403
(203) 729-7435
http://www.bfhistoric.org/
The Beacon Falls Historical Society was established in 1990.
Records include death, maps, town chronology and cemetery records.
Records are available by appointment only with restrictions on use.

Libraries

Beacon Falls Public Library
10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403
(203) 729-1441
(203) 720-1078 Attn: Library (FAX)
Records and copies are available with some restrictions on use.
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10 a.m - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 12:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturdays (September - June) 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Town Offices

Beacon Falls Town Hall
10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403
(203) 729-4340
(203) 720-1078 (FAX)
The town of Beacon Falls was established in 1891. Records include birth, marriage and death records as well as maps.
Records and copies are available.
Monday- Friday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

BETHLEHEM

Churches

Church of the Nativity
48 East Street
P.O. Box 192
Bethlehem, CT 06751
(203) 266-5211
The Church of the Nativity has marriage, death and baptismal records.
Copies are not available.

First Church of Bethlehem UCC
Main Street
P.O. Box 28
Bethlehem, CT 06751
(203) 266-7288
The First Church of Bethlehem, established in 1738, has also been known as the First Congregational Church and the Bethlehem Federated Church. The records include birth, marriage and death records; local histories, business papers, maps, photographs, newspapers, family histories and personal papers. A special strength of the collection includes information concerning two early ministers, the Rev. Joseph Bellamy and the Rev. Azel Backus. 250 Years of the First Church of Bethlehem is also available. Early records are available at the Connecticut State Library in Hartford.
Records and copies are available by appointment only.

Historical Societies Old Bethlem Historical Inc.
4 Main Street North
P.O. Box 132
Bethlehem, CT 06751
(203) 266-5196 (contact: C.A. Brown)
The Old Bethlem Historical Society was established in 1968. Records include birth, marriage and death records; local histories, business papers, maps and photographs. The Society also has a collection of tools used for farming. Some records are available at local churches and in the town office building.
Records are available.
Sundays 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
By appointment

Libraries

Bethlehem Public Library
32 Main Street South
Bethlehem, CT 06751
(203) 266-7792
(203) 266-6157 (FAX)
http://www.bethlehemlibraryct.org/
Records and copies are available.
Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Town Offices

Woodbury Probate Court District (Woodbury and Bethlehem)

See WOODBURY

BRIDGEWATER

Historical Societies

Bridgewater Historical Society
Peck House
48 Main Street South
Bridgewater, CT 06752
(860) 354-8028
The Bridgewater Historical Society was organized in 1928. Records include business paper, maps, photographs, newspaper, family histories and personal papers.
Records are available by appointment with restrictions on use.

Libraries

Burnham Library
62 Main Street South
P.O. Box 430
Bridgewater, CT 06752
(860) 354-6937
(860) 354-4583 (FAX)
Records and copies are available.
Tuesday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Town Offices

Bridgewater Town Hall
44 Main Street South
P.O. Box 216
Bridgewater, CT 06752
(860) 354-5102
The Bridgewater Town Hall was established in 1856. Records contain birth, marriage and death records as well as maps.
Records and copies are available.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8 a.m. - 12 noon
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

BURLINGTON

Libraries

Burlington Public Library
34 Library Lane
P.O. Box 1379
Burlington, CT 06013
(860) 673-3331
(860) 673-0897
bpl@libraryconnection.info
http://www.burlingtonctlibrary.info/
Burlington Public Library was established in 1896. Records include town histories, photographs, newspapers and family history.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Town Offices

Burlington Probate Court
200 Spielman Highway
Burlington, CT 06013
(860) 673-2108
The Burlington Probate Court records, including death records; wills and decedents' estates are housed in the Burlington Town Clerk's office. ctive estate files are in the Probate Court.
Records are available.
Fridays 9 a.m. - 12 noon or by appointment

Burlington Town Hall
200 Spielman Highway
Burlington, CT 06013
(860) 673-2108
Records are available.
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

CANAAN/ FALLS VILLAGE/ NORTH CANAAN

Churches

Christ Church Parish (Episcopal)
425 Ashley Falls Road
Canaan, CT 06018
(860) 824-7410
Christ Church Parish was established in 1844. Records include birth, baptismal, marriage and death records.
Records and copies are available by appointment only.

Historical Societies

Falls Village-Canaan Historical Society
Railroad Street
P.O. Box 206
Falls Village, CT 06031
The Falls Village-Canaan Historical Society was established in 1953. Records include town histories, business papers, photographs, newspapers, family histories and maps.
Records and copies are available with some restrictions on use.

Libraries

Douglas Library
108 Main Street
Box 608
Canaan, CT 06018
(860) 824-7863
The Douglas Library, established in 1821, has a special collection of railroad books .
Records and copies are available.
Monday 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Town Offices

North Canaan Town Hall
100 Pease Street
P.O. Box 338
Canaan, CT 06018
(860) 824-3138
(860) 824-3139 (FAX)
The North Canaan Town Hall, established in 1858, was previously part of Canaan, CT. Records include birth, marriage and death records; maps, family histories and minutes of meetings.
Records and copies area available.
Monday - Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Canaan Town Hall
107 Main Street
P.O. Box 47
Falls Village, CT 06031
(860) 824-0707
(860) 824-4506
Canaan's Town Office was established in 1737. Records include birth, marriage and death records, maps and land records.
Records and copies are available under the supervision of the Town Clerk.
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

COLEBROOK

Town Offices

Colebrook Town Hall
558 Colebrook Road
P.O. Box 5
Colebrook, CT 06021
(860) 379-3359
(860) 379-7215 (FAX)
Records include birth, marriage and death records; town histories, maps and land records.
Records and copies are available with restrictions on use.
Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CORNWALL

Historical Societies

Cornwall Historical Society
PO Box 115
7 Pine Street
Cornwall, CT 06753
860-672-0505
CornHistSoc@optonline.net
www.cornwallhistoricalsociety.org
Beginning June 23- Open Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday and Holiday Monday's 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Libraries

Cornwall Free Library
Pine Street
P.O. Box 126
Cornwall, CT 06753
(860) 672-6874
(860) 672-6874 FAX (press *51 and send fax)
CornwallLibrary@biblio.org
The Cornwall Free Library, established in 1888, contains town histories.
Records and copies are available.
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Town Offices

Cornwall Town Hall
26 Pine Street
P.O. Box 97
Cornwall, CT 06753
(860) 672-2709
cwltownclerk@optonline.net
The Cornwall Town Hall contains records from 1740 to present; including birth, marriage and death records as well as maps.
Records and copies are available with some restrictions on use.
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

DERBY

Churches

St. Mary's Church
212 Elizabeth Street
Derby, CT 06418
(203) 735-3341
St. Mary's Church established in 1851, has baptism, communion, confirmation, marriage and some death records .
Copies are available by written request only.

FALLS VILLAGE

See CANAAN/ FALLS VILLAGE/ NORTH CANAAN

GOSHEN

Churches

Church of Christ, Congregational
P.O. Box 216
5 Old Middle Street
Goshen, CT 06756
(860) 491-2793 (Tel. and FAX)
goshenchurch06759@sbcglobal.net
goshenchurch.com
The Church of Christ, Congregational, previously known as both the First Ecclesiastical Society and the Goshen Congregational Church, was established in 1739. Records include birth, baptism, marriage and death records.
Records and copies are available. The majority of records are located at Goshen Town Hall.
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 noon

Methodist Church
The records from Goshen's Methodist Church, which was established in 1736 and disbanned between 1886 and 1914, can be found at the Goshen Historical Society. The information included newspaper clippings and sermons.

North Goshen Church (Congregational/Episcopal)
The records from the North Goshen Church, which existed from 1840 to 1920, can be found at the Goshen Historical Society. The information includes business papers, maps, newspaper clippings, sermons, songbooks and correspondence.

St. Thomas of Villanova
P.O. Box 177
71 North Street
Goshen, CT 06756
(860) 491-2756 (Tel. and FAX)
St. Thomas of Villanova was established in 1850. Records include birth, first communion, confirmation, marriage and death records. Records are located at the Goshen Historical Society and the Archdiocese of Hartford.
Records are available.

Historical Societies

Goshen Historical Society
21 Old Middle Road
P.O. Box 457
Goshen, CT 06756
(860) 491-9610
http://www.goshenhistoricalct.org/
info@goshenhistoricalct.org
The Goshen Historical Society, established in 1955, has marriage and death records, local histories, maps, photographs, family histories and town histories. Special strengths of the collection include pictures of Goshen houses and information concerning local cemeteries.
Records are available with restrictions on use.
Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 12 noon

Libraries

Goshen Public Library
P.O. Box 158
42 North Street
Goshen, CT 06756-0158
(860) 491-3234
(860) 491-0100 (FAX)
frontdesk@goshenpublib.org
www.goshenpublib.org
The Goshen Public Library was established in 1901. Records include birth, marriage and death records, local histories, family histories, personal papers and service records.
Records and copies are available.
Monday- Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Town Offices

Goshen Town Hall
P.O. Box 54
42 North Street
Goshen, CT 06756-0158
(860) 491-3647
(860) 491-6028 (FAX)
The Goshen Town Hall was established in 1739. Records include birth, marriage and death records, local histories, family histories, maps and land deeds. Many records from 1780 - 1820 were destroyed by fire.
Records and copies are available with some restrictions on use.
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

HARWINTON

Churches

Founders Congregational Church
41 Birge Park Road
Harwinton, CT 06791
(860) 485-1120
The Founders Congregational Church, established in 1962, has birth, marriage, death and burial records.
Records are available.

Harwinton Congregational Church
P.O. Box 173
Harwinton, CT 06791
(860) 485-0046
wilmarth@yahoo.com
The Harwinton Congregational Church was established in 1745.
Records include birth, marriage and death records.
Records are available by appointment only.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
P.O. Box 127
78 Litchfield Road (Rectory)
Harwinton, CT 06791-0127
(860) 485-1588
(860) 485-1004 (FAX)
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church was incorporated in 1949. Records include birth, marriage, death and business papers.
Requests for information must be made in writing to the parish office.

Historical Societies

Harwinton Historical Society
P.O. Box 84
Burlington Road (located in Hungerford Memorial Library Building)
Harwinton, CT 06791
(860) 485-9636
harwintonhistory@aol.com (Roger Plaskett, Historian)
The Harwinton Historical Society, established in 1971, contains some birth, marriage and death records, local histories, business papers, maps, photographs, newspapers, family histories, personal papers and school records. Special strengths of the collection include a genealogy of the Catlin family, cemetery headstone inscriptions dating from the 1700's through 1937 as well as both Chipman's and Bentley's histories of Harwinton.
Records are available with restrictions on use by written request only.

Libraries

Harwinton Library
80 Bentley Drive
Harwinton, CT 06791
(860) 485-9113
www.harwintonpl.org
staff@harwintonpl.org
The Harwinton Library was established in 1912. The library has both local and family histories. Special strengths of the collection include Bentley's History of Harwinton (1970), Chipman's History of Harwinton (1860), Goodwin's Genealogical Notes-First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts, cemetery index, Catlin and Bristol family genealogies and the 1790 Heads of Families for Connecticut.
Records are available.
Monday and Wednesday 1 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Summer) 9:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. (Winter)

Town Offices

Harwinton Town Hall
100 Bentley Drive
Harwinton, CT 06791
(860) 485-9051
(860) 485-0051 (FAX)
The Harwinton Town Hall has birth, marriage and death records, town histories, maps and family histories. Special strengths of the collection include copies of the Barber and Catlin genealogies as well as Bentley's History of Harwinton (1970).
Records and copies are available.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

KENT

Churches

First Congregational Church of Kent, UCC
P.O. Box 306
99 A North Main Street
Kent, CT 06757
(860) 927-3335
www.fccofkentct.org
The First Congregational Church of Kent, established in 1741, was originally located in North Kent. The records include birth, marriage, baptism, death and business papers. Early vital statistics are located at the Connecticut State Library. Special strengths of the collection include items pertaining to church programs and events, limited photographs and limited information on Native American tribes.
Records and copies are available by appointment only.

Sacred Heart Church
90 Cobble Road
Kent, CT 06757
(860) 927-3003
The Sacred Heart Church, established in 1970, has birth, marriage and death records.
Records are not available.

St. Andrew's Church.
P.O. Box 309
Main Street
Kent, CT 06757
(860) 927-3486
St. Andrew's Church, established in 1827, has birth, marriage and death records.
Written requests only.

Historical Societies

Kent Historical Society
35 Main Street
Kent, CT 06757
(860) 927-4587
www.kenthistoricalsociety.org
kenthistorical@att.net
The Kent Historical Society, established in 1930, contains local histories, business papers, maps, photographs, newspapers, family histories, personal papers and cemetery records. Special strengths of the collection include records of the iron industry, hotel history, church history, local organizations and school histories .
Records are available at the Kent Memorial Library.
Tuesday- Friday 9 a.m. - 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Libraries

John Gray Park Library
P.O. Box 2006
Route 341
Kent, CT 06757
(860) 927-3501
(860) 927-6202 (FAX)
www.kent-school.edu/academics/library.cfm
The John Gray Park Library, established in 1906, is the library of an independent Episcopal secondary school. It contains local histories, maps, photographs, yearbooks, alumni directory, school newspapers and school archives.
Records and copies are available by appointment only. There are restrictions on use.

Kent Memorial Library
36 Main Street
Kent, CT 06757
(860) 927-3761
(860) 927-1427 (FAX)
kmlinfo@biblio.org
The Kent Memorial Library, established in 1922, contains local histories.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Schools

South Kent School
40 Bulls Bridge Road
South Kent, CT 06785
(860) 927-3539
The Library of the South Kent School was established in 1953. It contains yearbooks from South Kent and monthly publications.
Records and copies are available by appointment only, September through June.

Town Offices

Kent Town Hall
41 Kent Green Blvd.
P.O. Box 678
Kent, CT 06757
(860) 927-3433
townclerk@townofkentct.org
The Town Hall, established in 1739, contains birth, marriage and death records; land records and probate records dating from 1831. Ms. Francine Johnson is the Town Genealogist.
Records and copies are available with restrictions on use.
Monday- Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 12 noon

LITCHFIELD

Churches

First Congregational Church of Litchfield
P.O. Box 386
21 Torrington Road
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-8705
(860) 567-2490 (FAX)
first-congregation@sbcglobal.net
The First Congregational Church, established in 1721, has birth, marriage and death records, baptisms, confirmation records, building blueprints, photographs and personal papers. A special strength of the collection is the 1999 publication, Ministry of the First Congregational Church of Litchfield, Connecticut 1723-1999.
Records and copies are available with some restriction on use.
Bookstore open Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Friendship Baptist Church of Litchfield County
441 Torrington Road
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-3389
friendshipbc.com
The Friendship Baptist Church, known from 1977 to 1982 as Friendship Baptist Chapel and from 1982 to 1988 as Friendship Baptist Church of Torrington, has business papers, photographs and newspapers.
Records are available by appointment only.

Milton Congregational Church
548 Milton Road
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-8540
The Milton Congregational Church was known originally as the Third Society of Litchfield. It became the Milton Ecclesiastical Society in 1795, the Milton Congregational Presbyterian Church in 1798, and was incorporated as the Milton Congregational Church in 1898. The church has birth, marriage and death records as well as minutes from church meetings.
Records are available by appointment only. Copies are not available.

St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church
P.O. Box 97
49 South Street
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-5209
(860) 567-2052 (FAX)
www.stanthonyofpaudachurch.org
St. Anthony's Church, established in 1882, has marriage, baptism, communion, confirmation and death records.
Records are confidential and only for individual family personal use.

St. Michael's Parish
25 South Street
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-9465
www.stmichaels-litchfield.org
St. Michael's Parish, established in 1749, has birth, marriage and death records, business papers, photographs and baptism records. Some records are housed at the Litchfield Historical Society.

Trinity Episcopal Church in Milton, CT
P.O. Box 839
536 Milton Road
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-5369
www.trinitychurchmilton.org
Trinity Church, established in 1802, has birth, marriage, baptism, confirmation and death records.
Records are available by appointment only with restrictions on use.

United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 65
69 West Street
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-5147
www.litchfieldumc.org
The United Methodist Church, established in 1836, was also known as the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Methodist Church. It has been known as the United Methodist Church since the 1940's. The BantamUnited Methodist Church existed from 1898 to 1989.
The records include birth, marriage and death records, business papers, newspaper articles, church history and architectural drawings. The special strengths of the collection include original books of church membership, a list of the ministers of both the Litchfield and Bantam Methodist churches with brief biographies. Some of the records are located at the Connecticut State Library.
Records are available by appointment only.

Historical

Litchfield Historical Society
P.O. Box 385
7 South Street
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-4501
The Litchfield Historical Society, established in 1856, has an index to birth, marriage and death records, local histories, business papers, maps, photographs, newspapers, family histories and personal papers. Special strengths of the collection include genealogical files for local surnames and general history texts for many Litchfield County towns.
Records and copies are available.
Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and by appointment.

Libraries

Oliver Wolcott Library
P.O. Box 187
160 South Street
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-8030
(860) 567-4784 (FAX)
http://www.owlibrary.org/
awhite@owlibrary.org
The Oliver Wolcott Library, known as the Wolcott and Litchfield Circulating Library from 1862-1966 and as the Oliver Wolcott Library since 1966, has local histories, oral history transcripts, maps, newspapers and family histories. A special strength of the collection is the microfilm of the Litchfield Enquirer from 1829.
Records and copies are available.
Monday 12 noon - 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Call ahead for summer hours.

Town Offices

Litchfield Town Hall
P.O. Box 488
74 West Street
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-7561
(860) 567-7552 (FAX)
www.townoflitchfield.org
The Town Clerk's office, established in 1719, has birth, marriage and death records, maps, land records, cemetery records, grand lists and some corporate records.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

MIDDLEBURY

Churches

Middlebury Congregational Church
P.O. Box 268
Whittemore Road
Middlebury, CT 06762
(203) 758-2671
The Middlebury Congregational Church, established in 1796, has marriage and death records, business papers, photographs and baptism records. Early records can be found at the Connecticut State Library.
Records are not available. Written requests for information may be filed.

Historical Societies

Middlebury Historical Society
Box 104
Middlebury, CT 06762
(203) 758- 9798
Please contact directly for availability.

Libraries

Middlebury Public Library
65 Crest Road
Middlebury, CT 06762
(203) 758-2634
jgallagher@biblio.org
The Middlebury Public Library, established in 1794, has cemetery records only. A special strength of the library is a Connecticut history room.
Records and copies are available.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Schools

Westover School
P.O. Box 847
Middlebury, CT 06762-0847
(203) 577-4542
(203) 577-4581 (FAX)
alumnae@westoverschool.org
The Westover School was established in 1907. Their records include photographs only.
Records are by appointment only with restrictions on use.

Town Offices

Middlebury Town Hall
P.O. Box 392
1212 Whittemore Road
Middlebury, CT 06762
(203) 758-2439
www.middlebury-ct.org
The Town Hall, established in 1807, has birth, marriage and death records, local histories, business papers, maps, minutes of town meetings, minutes of all Boards and Commissions and Middlebury Cemetery records. Prior to 1807, Middlebury was part of the city of Waterbury. Earlier records are located in Waterbury, CT as well as all of the probate records.
Records and copies are available with restrictions on use.
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

MORRIS

Churches

Morris Congregational Church
Route 109
Morris, CT 06763
(860) 567-0693
The Morris Congregational Church, established in 1748, contains birth, marriage and death records, baptism records, burial records and membership lists. Special strengths of the collection include the list of pastors, membership lists and church vital statistics. Many of the records are available at the Connecticut State Library.
Records are available by appointment only.

Historical Societies

Morris Historical Society
Box 234
Morris, CT 06763
(860) 567-1776
The Morris Historical Society has birth, marriage and death records, local histories, maps, photographs and family histories.
Records are not available.

Morris Public Library
Aline Brothier Reading Room and James Morris Museum
P.O. Box 85
4 North Street
Morris, CT 06763
(860) 567-7440
(860) 567-7432 (FAX)
www.morrispubliclibrary.org
The Morris Public Library and the James Morris Museum and Reading Room contain local histories, family histories and personal papers. Special strengths of the collection include transcripts of local oral histories, scrapbooks and papers of Robert Clark Morris as well as histories of early Morris houses.
Records and copies are available.
Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday and Friday 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Town Offices

Morris Town Hall
P.O. Box 66
3 East Street
Morris, CT 06763
(860)567-7433
(860) 567-7432 (FAX)
townclerk@townofmorrisct.org
The Town Clerk's office, established in 1859 when South Farms or Morris was set off from the town of Litchfield, contains birth, marriage and death records, maps, land records and burial records.
Records and copies are available with some restrictions on use.
Monday- Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon

NAUGATUCK/ UNION CITY

Churches

Congregational Church of Naugatuck
Division Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 729-3037
(203) 723-1682 (FAX)
www.congonaug.org
general@congonaug.org
The Congregational Church was established in 1781. The Ecclesiastical Society was formed in 1773. The first meetinghouse was built on Maple Street in 1782. In 1831 it was moved to the town green. In 1888 the parish house was built and in 1903 the present sanctuary was built.
The records include births, marriages and death records, photographs and newspapers. Records prior to the 1940's are housed at the Connecticut State Library.
There are restrictions on use. Please contact directly.
Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Hillside Covenant Church
100 Hillside Avenue
Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 729-2444
www.hillsidecovenant.com
Hillside Covenant Church, established in 1894, has birth, marriage and death records, photographs and church records. It was also known as the Swedish Bethany Congregational Church. Some records are in Swedish.
Records are available by appointment only.
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 12 noon

Holy Savior Parish of the Polish National Catholic Church
118 Prospect Street
Union City, CT 06770
(203) 729-4035
Holy Savior Parish, established in 1924, was originally located on North Main Street. The records include birth, marriage, death records and photographs. Some records are in Polish.
Records are available with permission of the Parish Committee.

St. Francis of Assisi Church, Roman Catholic
318 Church Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 729-4543
St. Francis of Assisi Church was established in 1896.
The records include birth, marriage and death records, business papers and photographs.
Records are not available.

St. Hedwig Roman Catholic Church
32 Golden Hill Street
Union City, CT 06770
(203) 729-2490
St. Hedwig Church, established in 1906, has birth, marriage and death records. Some records are in Latin and Polish.
Records are not available.

St. Michael's Parish, Episcopal
210 Church Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 729-8249
St. Michael's Parish, established in 1786, was known as the Salem Society in the 1780's. The records include birth, marriage and death records.
Record availability is limited.

United Methodist Church
214 Meadow Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 729-4236
The United Methodist Church, established in 1851, was called the Methodist Episcopal Church from 1851 to 1864 when it was located on Water Street. From 1864 to 1887 it was located on Church Street. In 1887 it moved to the present site. It was called the Methodist Church from 1939 until 1968 when it was called the United Methodist Church.
The records include birth, marriage and death records, business papers, photographs and newspapers. A special strength of the collection is a church history written in 1987.
Records and copies are available by appointment only.

Historical Societies

Naugatuck Historical Society
P.O. Box 317
87 Church Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 729-9030
www.naugatuckhistory.com
naugatuckhistory@sbcglobal.net
The Naugatuck Historical Society was established in 1959.
The collection includes town histories, photographs, newspapers and city directories.
Records are available by appointment only with some restrictions on use.
Wednesday- Friday 12 - 4 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Libraries

Howard Whittemore Memorial Library
243 Church Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 729-4591
(203) 723-1820 (FAX)
www.whittemorelibrary.org
hwladl@biblio.org
The Howard Whittemore Memorial Library, established in 1894, has town histories, maps, photographs, newspapers and family histories.
Records and copies are available. It is suggested to call in advance.
Monday 12- 6 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Town Offices

Naugatuck Town Hall
229 Church Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 720-7000
The Town Hall, established in 1844, has birth, marriage and death records, maps, land records, burial records, veterans discharges and trade name certificates.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

NEW HARTFORD/ PINE MEADOW

Churches

Nepaug Congregational Church, Inc.
Box 780 Litchfield Turnpike
New Hartford, CT 06057
(860) 482-3075
The Nepaug Congregational Church was established in 1848.
The records for the church are located in the New Hartford Town Hall.

North Congregational Church
Box 307
17 Church Street North
New Hartford, CT 06057
(860) 379-2466
(860) 738-9950 (FAX)
www.northchurchucc.com
The North Congregational Church, established in 1828, was also known as the Town Hill Church, the Academy Hall, and the John Cotton Smith Parish Hall. The records include birth, marriage and death records.
Available for public use but copies are not available.
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 noon

St. John's Episcopal Church
Pine Meadow, CT 06061
Records are located at the Diocesan House in Hartford.

Historical Societies

New Hartford Historical Society
367 Main Street
Pine Meadow, CT 06061
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 41
New Hartford, CT 06057
(860) 379-6894
www.newhartfordcthistory.org
newhartfordhistory@att.net
The New Hartford Historical Society was originally founded in 1938 and resurrected in 1972. The collection includes town histories, business papers, maps, photographs, newspapers, some limited family histories, personal papers, death and cemetery records as well as topical file folders.
Records are available by appointment only.

Libraries

The Bakerville Library, Inc.
6 Maple Hollow Road
New Hartford, CT 06057
(860) 482-8806
http://www.bakervillelibrary.org./
The Bakerville Library, established in 1949, was known as the Academy and Bakerville School from 1832 to 1941. From 1941 to 1949 it was the Bakerville Community Association. The records include maps and a small amount of local history materials.
Records and copies are available.
Monday, Thursday, Friday 2 - 6 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday 2 - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (9 a.m. - 12 noon July - August)

The New Hartford Library
P.O. Box 247
Main Street
New Hartford, CT 06057
(860)379-7235
www.newhartfordpubliclibrary.org
The New Hartford Library, established in 1905, has cemetery records, photographs and memoirs of town residents.
Records and copies are available.
Monday and Tuesday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.

Town Offices

New Hartford Town Hall
530 Main Street
New Hartford, CT 06057
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 426
New Hartford, CT 06057
(860) 379-5037
(860) 379-1367 (FAX)
The New Hartford Town Hall, established in 1734, has birth, marriage and death records, town histories and maps.
Records and copies are available with restriction on use.
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 noon, 12:40 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 12 noon

NEW MILFORD

Churches

Christian Science Society
Bridge and Main Streets
New Milford, CT 06776
The Christian Science Society, established in 1918, was also known as the First Church of Christ, Scientist from 1955 to 1989.
Records are not available.

First Congregational Church
36 Main Street
New Milford, CT 06776
(860)354-8232
www.nmchurch.org
The First Congregational Church, established in 1716, has birth, marriage, death and baptism records.
Records are not available. Written requests answered to the best ability of the staff.

Housatonic Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
P.O. Box 43
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 354-1346
All historical and genealogical records records prior to 1994 are now located at:
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399
(610) 328-8496
(610) 328-7329 FAX
www.swarthmore.edu/Library/friends

New Milford Chapel
P.O. Box 515
123 Litchfield Road
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 354-1911
The New Milford Chapel, established in 1984, has birth, marriage and death records.

Our Lady of the Lakes Roman Catholic Church
3 Old Town Park Road
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 354-5239
Our Lady of the Lakes was originally established as a mission of St. Francis Xavier Church in 1989. In 1990 it was established as a parish.
The records include baptisms, first communion, confirmation, marriage and death.
Records are available to family members only.

St. Francis Xavier Church
1 Elm Street
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 354-2202
(860) 354-9485 (FAX)
www.sfxnewmilford.org
St. Francis Xavier, established in 1871, has birth, marriage and death records. Some records are in Latin.
There are restrictions on the use of records.
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

St. John's Episcopal Church
P.O. Box 179
7 Whittlesey Avenue
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 354-5583
St. John's Episcopal Church, established in 1881, has parish registers.
Requests must be made in writing.

Trinity Lutheran Church
P.O. Box 388
107 Kent Road
New Milford, CT 06776
(860)354-3450
(860) 354-3450 (FAX)
The Trinity Lutheran Church, established in 1958, has birth, marriage and death records, maps, photographs and newspapers. A special strength of the collection is a complete membership listing.
Records and copies are available.

New Milford United Methodist Church
68 Danbury Road
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 354-4596
(860) 350-5381 (FAX)
www.newmilfordumc.org
The United Methodist Church, established in 1849, was originally founded by the combined societies of the Northville and Lanesville Methodist Churches. The original building, located on Elm Street, was dedicated in 1850. Records include birth, marriage and death records.
Records are available by appointment only.

Historical Societies

The New Milford Historical Society
P.O. Box 359
6 Aspetuck Avenue
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 354-3069
www.NMHistorical.org
The New Milford Historical Society, established in 1915, has town histories, business papers, maps, photographs, newspapers, family histories and personal papers.
Records are available. Limited summer hours or by appointment.

Libraries

David Casey Copley Library
Box 5000
103 Aspetuck Avenue
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 210-3822
(860) 350-4425 (FAX)
nflorio@cbury.org
The David Casey Copley Library, established in 1984, is a private secondary school library. The records include photographs, school newspapers and yearbooks.
Records are available with permission of the Dean required, by appointment only.

New Milford Public Library
24 Main Street
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 355-1191
(860) 350-9579 (FAX)
www.newmilfordpubliclibrary.org
The New Milford Library established in 1896, has town histories, maps, photographs, newspapers and family histories.
Records and copies are available.
Monday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday (Oct. - May) 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Town Offices

New Milford Town Hall
10 Main Street
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 355-6020
(860) 210-2096 (FAX)
town_clerk@newmilford.org
The New Milford Town Hall, established in 1702, has birth, marriage and death records, town histories, business papers, maps, personal papers, cemetery records, land records, town meeting records, burial records and veterans records.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

NEW PRESTON

See WASHINGTON/ NEW PRESTON/ MARBLEDALE

NORFOLK

Churches

Immaculate Conception Church
4 North Street
Norfolk, CT 06058
(860)542-5442
The Immaculate Conception Church, established in 1889, existed from 1850-1889 as a mission.The records include birth, marriages and deaths.
Copies are available upon written request with some restrictions on use.

Libraries

The Norfolk Library
P.O. Box 605
9 Greenwoods Road East
Norfolk, CT 06058
(860)542-5075
(860) 542-1795 (FAX)
ryuran@biblio.org
www.norfolklibrary.org
The Norfolk Library, established in 1898, has birth, marriage and death records, town histories, newspapers and family histories.
Records and copies are available with restrictions on use.
Monday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday 1 - 4 p.m.

Town Offices

Norfolk Town Hall
P.O. Box 552
19 Maple Avenue
Norfolk, CT 06058
(860) 542-5679
The Town of Norfolk, established in 1758, has birth, marriage and death records, maps and land records.
Records and copies are available with some restrictions on use.
Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon

NORTH CANAAN

See CANAAN/ FALLS VILLAGE/ NORTH CANAAN

NORTHFIELD

Churches

Northfield Congregational Church
10 Camp Hill Road
Northfield, CT 06778
(860)283-9598
The Northfield Congregational Church, established in 1795, has birth, marriage and death records, business papers, photographs, family histories and personal papers. Records from 1795 to 1954 are housed at the Connecticut State Library.
Records are available at the church by appointment only.

Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church was in existence between 1793 and 1986.
The records include birth, marriage and death records, photgraphs, family histories and personal papers.
Records from 1793 to 1958 are housed at the Connecticut State Library and the Connecticut Episcopal Diocese in Hartford.

Historical Societies

Northfield Historical Society, Inc.
38 Main Street
Northfield, CT 06778
(860)283-8176
The Northfield Historical Society, established in 1980, contains town histories, business papers, maps, photographs, newspapers, family histories, personal papers and town scrapbooks.
Records and copies are available.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2 p.m - 5 p.m. 6:30 p.m-8:30 p.m.

Libraries

Gilbert Library, Inc.
38 Main Street
Northfield, CT 06778
(860) 283-8176
The Gilbert Library, established in 1892, contains local histories, maps, photographs, family histories and personal papers. Special strengths from the collection include scrapbooks from 1896 to present and records from the Woman's Literary Club from 1893 to present.
Records and copies are available.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2 p.m - 7 p.m.

OXFORD

Churches

St. Peter's Episcopal Church
1 Dutton Road
Oxford, CT 06478
St. Peter's Church, established in 1764, has birth, marriage and death records.
Many records are located at the Connecticut State Library and at the Diocesan Archives in Hartford.

St. Thomas the Apostle Church
733 Oxford Road
Oxford, CT 06478
(203) 888-2382
St. Thomas the Apostle Church, established in 1966, was known as St. Thomas the Apostle Mission from 1912 to 1966.
The records include birth, marriage and death records, photographs and newspapers.
Records and copies are available.

Historical Societies

Oxford Historical Society, Inc.
154 Bowers Hill Road
Oxford, CT 06478
www.oxforld-historical-society.gov
The Oxford Historical Society, established in 1974, has local histories, business papers, maps and photographs.
Records and copies are available at the Oxford Town Clerk's Office.
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday and Thursday 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Town Offices

S.B. Church Memorial Town Hall
486 Oxford Road
Oxford, CT 06478
(203) 888-2543
The Church Memorial Town Hall, established in 1798, contains birth, marriage and death records.
Records are available with restrictions on use.
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday and Thursday 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

PLEASANT VALLEY

See BARKHAMSTED/ PLEASANT VALLEY/ RIVERTON

PINE MEADOW

See NEW HARTFORD/ PINE MEADOW

PLYMOUTH/ TERRYVILLE

Churches

First Congregational Church of Plymouth, UCC
P.O. Box 293
10 Park Street
Plymouth, CT 06782-0293
(860) 283-5389
www.plymouthctchurch.org
Records are not available.

Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
8 Maple Street
Terryville, CT 06786
(860) 582-0723
(860) 583-1981 (FAX)
The Holy Trinity Evangelical Church, established in 1896 has birth, baptismal, confirmation, marriage and death records, business papers, photographs and some family genealogies.
Records and copies are available with restrictions on use by appointment only.

Immaculate Conception Church
21 Maple Street
Terryville, CT 06786
(860) 583-4697
(860) 584-8656 (FAX)
Immaculate Conception Church, established in 1838, has birth, marriage and death records, as well as personal papers.
Records are available with restrictions on use.
Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Terryville Congregational Church
233 Main Street
Terryville, CT 06786
(860) 589-0182
www.theterryvillecongregationalchurch.org
The Terryville Congregational Church, established in 1838, has birth, marriage and death records.
Records are available by appointment only with restrictions on use.
Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Historical Societies

Plymouth Historical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 176
572 Main Street
Plymouth, CT 06782
(860) 585- 7040
The Plymouth Historical Society, established in 1969, has town histories, maps, photographs, a limited number of family histories, title searches and industry records.
Records and copies are available by appointment only.

Libraries

Plymouth Library Association
692 Main Street
Plymouth, CT 06782
(860) 283-5977
The Plymouth Library Association, established in 1871, contains birth, marriage and death records, town histories and family histories. Special strengths of the collection include local cemetery records and church histories.
Records and copies are available.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Terryville Public Library
238 Main Street
Terryville, CT 06786
(860) 582-3121
(860) 585-4068 (FAX)
www.terryvillepl.info
tplstaff@biblio.org
The Terryville Public Library, established in 1922, contains town histories, maps, photographs, family histories and high school yearbooks.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Wednesday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Saturdays in July and August.

Town Offices

Plymouth Town Hall
80 Main Street
Terryville, CT 06786
(860) 585-4001
The Town of Plymouth, established in 1795, was originally part of the towns of Watertown and Thomaston. The records include birth, marriage and death records, local histories and maps.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

PROSPECT

Town Offices

Prospect Town Hall
36 Center Street
Prospect, CT 06712
(860) 758-4461
www.prospectct.com
The Town of Prospect, established in 1827, contains birth, marriage and death records, local histories, maps and land records.
Records and copies are available.
Monday and Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

RIVERTON

See BARKHAMSTED/ PLEASANT VALLEY/ RIVERTON

ROXBURY

Churches

Christ Church Episcopal
Church and North Streets
Roxbury, CT 06783
(860) 354-4113
www.christchurchroxbury.org
Christ Church, established in 1740, contains birth, marriage and death records, photographs, newspapers, family histories, personal papers, church registers and minutes.
Records are located at the Diocesan House in Hartford.

Roxbury Congregational Church
24 Church Street
Roxbury, CT 06783-1703
(860) 355-1978
(860) 354-7430 (FAX)
www.roxburychurch.org
The Roxbury Congregational Church, established in 1741, was also known by some as the Congregational and Presbyterian Society. The records include birth, marriage and death records, local histories, maps, photographs and newspapers. A special strength of the collection includes the only recorded history of Roxbury from 1731 to 1796. Only records after 1950 are located at the church. The original records are housed at the CT State Library in Hartford and a photocopy is located at the Minor Memorial Library in Roxbury.
Records and copies are available at the CT State Library and Minor Memorial Library. Recent church records are available by appointment only. **The church will not perform genealogical research.

Museums

Roxbury Museum
South Street
Roxbury, CT 06783
The Roxbury Museum, established in 1965, has local histories, photographs, clothing and ceramics.
Records are not available.

Town Offices

Roxbury Town Hall
29 North Street
Roxbury, CT 06783
(860) 354-3328
(860) 354-0560 (FAX)
www.roxburyct.org
The Office of the Town Clerk, established in 1796, contains birth, marriage and death records, town histories and maps.
Records and copies are available.
Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 noon, 1 - 4 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 12 noon

SALISBURY

Churches

Congregational Church of Salisbury
P.O. Box 392
30 Main Street
Salisbury, CT 06068
(860) 435-2442
www.salisburycongregational.org
salisburyucc@gmail.com
The Congregational Church of Salisbury, established in 1741, has birth, marriage and death records as well as minutes of meetings of the Society and the Church. Some records are housed at the Scoville Memorial Library in Salisbury and at the Connecticut State Library in Hartford.
Records are available by appointment only.

Historical

Salisbury Association Local History Room
P.O. Box 374
Salisbury, CT 06068
(860) 435-2074
salisburyassn@gmail.com
The Salisbury Association, established in 1902, has local histories, maps, photographs, newspapers, family histories, personal papers as well as railroad and iron industry information. Special strengths of the collection include genealogies of local families. The records are located at the Scoville Library in Salisbury.
Records and copies are available.

Libraries

Scoville Memorial Library
38 Main Street
Salisbury, CT 06068
(860) 435-2838
www.scovillememorial.org
scovlibn@biblio.org
The Scovill Memorial Library, established in 1895, has birth, marriage and death records, local histories, maps, photographs, newspapers and family histories.
Records and copies are available.
Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday 1 - 4 p.m.

Town Offices

Salisbury Town Hall
P.O. Box 365
27 Main Street
Salisbury, CT 06068
(860) 435-5182
The Salisbury Town Hall, established in 1741, has birth, marriage and death records, local histories and land records.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

SEYMOUR

Churches

St. Augustine's Church
35 Washington Avenue
Seymour, CT 06483
(203) 888-2081
(203) 888-9681
St. Augustine's Church, established in 1866, has birth, marriage and death records.
There are restrictions on the use of records.
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Historical Societies

Seymour Historical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 433
59 West Street
Seymour, CT 06483-0433
(203) 888-7471
seymourhistoricalsociety@gmail.com
The Seymour Historical Society, established in 1976, has birth, marriage and death records, town histories, maps, photographs, newspapers and family histories.
Records and copies are available by appointment only.

Town Offices

Seymour Town Hall
1 First Street
Seymour, CT 06483
(203) 888-0519
info@seymourct.org
The Seymour Town Hall has birth, marriage and death records.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

SHARON

Churches

First Church of Christ, Congregational
Main Street
Sharon, CT 06069
Attn: Pastor Ryan (860) 364-5002
The First Church of Christ, Congregational, established in 1739, has birth, marriage and death records, baptismal records, photographs and membership records.
Records and copies are available by written request only.

Sharon United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 172
Sharon, CT 06069
(860) 364-5634
The Sharon United Methodist Church, established in 1835, has town histories, photographs and an anniversary booklet.
Records and copies are available.

Historical Societies

Sharon Historical Society
18 Main Street
P.O. Box 511
Sharon, CT 06069
(860) 364-5688
http://www.sharonhist.org/
sharonhistoricalsociety@yahoo.com
The Sharon Historical Society, established in 1911, was known from 1911 to 1918 as the Poconnuck Historical Society. The records include some birth, marriage and death records, town histories, business papers, maps, photographs, newspapers, some family histories and personal papers. Special strengths of the collection include 19th c. sermons, Sharon school information and the Hotchkiss family collection.
Records and copies are available with an appointment preferred.

Libraries

Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, Inc.
10 Upper Main Street
Sharon, CT 06069
(860) 364-5041
www.hotchkisslibrary.org
The Hotchkiss Library, established in 1893, has birth, marriage and death records, town histories, maps, newspapers and family histories.
Records and copies are available.
Monday,Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 12 noon- 7 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday 12 noon- 3 p.m.

Town Offices

Sharon Town Hall
P.O. Box 224
63 Main Street
Sharon, CT 06069
(860) 364-5224
www.sharonct.org
The Sharon Town Hall, established in 1875, has birth, marriage an death records, military records, probates and land deeds. Special strengths of the collection include town records dating from 1739.
Records and copies are available for a fee.
Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon

SHERMAN

Historical Societies

Sherman Historical Society
10 Rte. 37 Center
Sherman, CT 06784
(860) 354-3083
(860) 350-1187 (FAX)
http://www.shermanhistorical.org/
shermanhistorical@sbcglobal.net
The Sherman Historical Society was established in 1975.
Their records include some birth, marriage and death records, town histories, maps, photographs, some newspapers, family histories and personal papers. Special strengths of the collection include Sherman church history and the flooding of Candlewood Lake/Sherman. The collection is maintained in two buildings.
Records and copies are available by appointment.

Town Offices

Mallory Town Hall and Probate Court
9 Rte. 39 North
P.O. Box 39
Sherman, CT 06784
(860) 354-5281 Town Hall
(860) 355-1821 Probate Court
Mallory Town Hall, established in 1853 has birth, marriage and death records, local histories and maps. The Probate Court, established in 1846, contains probate records.
Records and copies are available.
Tuesday - Friday 9 am - 12 noon, 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 12 noon

SOUTHBURY

Churches

Church of the Epiphany (Episcopal)
P.O. Box 68
262 Main Street
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 264-8150
The Church of the Epiphany, established in 1858, was also known as the Church of the Resurrection. The records include marriage and death records, photographs, baptismal records, confirmations, vestry and annual meeting records.
Please contact directly for details.

United Church of Christ
283 Main Street North
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 264-8807
The United Church of Christ, established in 1732, was also known as the Federation Church of Southbury (1923). In 1966 the church joined with the United Church of Christ. The records include vital statistics from 1951.
Please contact directly for details.

Historical Societies

Southbury Historical Society
P.O. Box 124
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 405-3124
www.southburyhistory.org
The Southbury Historical Society, established in 1966, was known as the Friends of Bullet Hill School from 1966 - 1974.The records include birth, marriage and death records, town histories, maps, photographs, family histories and personal papers.
Records are located at South Britain Library and Old Town Hall, South Britain, CT.
Wedneday 10 a.m.- 12 noon; Sunday by appointment

Libraries

Southbury Public Library
561 Main Street South
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 262-0626
www.southburylibrary.org
The Southbury Public Library, established in 1969, has family histories, some local history, cemetery records and WWII veteran's service records.
Records and copies are available.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday 12 noon - 5 p.m

Town Offices

Southbury Town Hall
501 Main Street South
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 262-0657
www.southbury-ct.org
The Southbury Town Hall, established in 1787, has birth, marriage, death and cemetery records.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

TERRYVILLE

See PLYMOUTH/ TERRYVILLE

THOMASTON

Churches

First United Methodist Church
19 Park Street
Thomaston, CT 06787
(860) 283-0019
The First United Methodist Church, established in 1866, was also known as the First Methodist Episcopal Church and the Methodist Society.
Please contact directly for details.

St. Thomas Church
19 Electric Avenue
Thomaston, CT 06787
(860) 283-5817
stc-office@sbcglobal.net
St. Thomas Church, established in 1869, has birth, marriage and death records.
Please contact directly for details.

St. Peters - Trinity Episcopal
160 Main Street
Thomaston, CT 06787
(860) 283-5472
(860) 283-4051 (FAX)
Trinity Episcopal Church has joined with St. Peter's Church of Plymouth, CT. St. Peter's was founded in 1740. Trinity Episcopal was founded in 1869. The records include birth, marriage and death records.
Records are available by appointment only. Some early records are kept at the Diocesan House in Hartford, CT.

Historical Societies

Thomaston Historical Society
158 Main Street
Thomaston, CT 06787
The Thomaston Historical Society has local histories, business papers, photographs, newspapers and family histories.
Please contact directly for details.

Libraries

Thomaston Public Library
248 Main Street
Thomaston, CT 06787
(860) 283-4339
(860) 283-4330 (FAX)
www.thomastonlibrary.org
The Thomaston Public Library was founded in 1898. The records include birth, marriage and death records, town histories, newspapers and family histories.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Closed Saturday in July and August

TORRINGTON

Churches

St. Francis Of Assisi Church Corp.
160 Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 482-5571
torringtoncatholicparishes@yahoo.com
St. Francis of Assisi, built in 1860, has birth, marriage and death records.
Please contact directly for details.

St. Peter's Roman Catholic Italian Church Corp.
107 East Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 482-4433
(860) 482-1891 (FAX)
St. Peter's Church, built in 1927, has baptismal, marriage and death records as well as business papers.
Records are available specifically for church information requirements with restriction on use.

Trinity Episcopal Church
220 Prospect Street
Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 482-6027
(860) 496-8209 (FAX)
trinity.parish.house@snet.net
Trinity Episcopal Church, established in 1843, has birth, marriage and death records, baptismal, confirmation and photographs.
Records are available.
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Historical Societies

Torrington Historical Society
192 Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 482-8260
www.torringtonhistoricalsociety.org
info@torringtonhistoricalsociety.org
The Torrington Historical Society, established in 1944, has local histories, business papers, maps, photographs, newspapers, family histories, personal papers, military records, architectural drawings, surveys and engineering studies. Special strengths of the collection include account books of local businesses, industrial history collections, and a complete collection of Torrington Register/Register Citizen newspapers dating from 1874.
Records and copies are available by appointment.
Tuesday - Saturday 12 noon - 4 p.m.

Libraries

Torrington Library Association
12 Daycoeton Place
Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 489-6684
http://torringtonlibrary.org/
info@torringtonlibrary.org
The Torrington Library Association, established in 1864, has local histories, newspapers and family histories.
Records and copies are available.
Monday, Tuesday, Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Town Offices

Torrington City Hall
140 Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 489-2236
(860) 489-2548 (FAX)
www.torringtonct.org
Torrington City Hall, established in 1939, has birth, marriage and death records, business papers, maps, photographs, land records and city directories since 1885.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

UNION CITY

See NAUGATUCK/ UNION CITY

WARREN

Churches

Warren Congregational Church
P.O. Box 1105
6 Sackett Hill Road
Warren, CT 06754
(860) 868-7106
(860) same as above (FAX)
www.warrencongregationalchurch.org
wcongregational@gmail.com
The Church of Christ was established in May 1750 as, "The East Greenwich Society of Kent" by division of "The First Society." Since then the church has been known as "The Congregational Society of Warren", "The First Ecclesiastical Society of Warren", The First Congregational Church of Warren", and in 1941, when the Society and the Church incorporated, it became known as "The Warren Congregational Church, Incorporated." In the National Historic Register, the Church is known as "The Warren Congregational Church." Records include baptism and marriage records.
Records are available.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 12 noon
Friday 9 a.m. - 12 noon

Libraries

Warren Public Library
15 Sackett Hill Road
Warren, CT 06754
(860) 868-2195
www.warrenctlibrary.org
warrenpl@optonline.net
The Warren Public Library has town histories.
Records are available with restrictions on use.
Tuesday 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Town Offices

Warren Town Hall
7 Sackett Hill Road
Warren, CT 06754
(860) 868-7881
www.warrenct.org
townclerk@warrenct.org
The Warren Town Hall, established in 1786, has birth, marriage and death records, maps, photographs and land records.
Records and copies are available with some restriction on use.
Monday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

WASHINGTON/

Churches

First Congregational Church
P.O. Box 1285
6 Kirby Road
Washington, CT 06793
(860) 868-0569
(860) 868-8074 (FAX)
www.firstchurchwashingtonct.org
congreg.church@snet.net
The First Congregational Church, established in 1741, has current birth, marriage and death records. Older records are housed at the Connecticut State Library in Hartford and some records at the Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, CT.
Records are available at the church by appointment only.
Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Monday and Wednesday 1 - 5:30 p.m.

New Preston Congregational Church
15 Church Street
New Preston, CT 06777
(860) 868-7854
(860) same as above (FAX)
www.newprestoncongregational.org
npcongregation@att.net
The New Preston Congregational Church, established in 1757, has some birth, marriage and death records, baptismal records and meeting minutes.
Records are available by appointment only.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
34 Green Hill Road
Washington Depot, CT 06794
(860) 868-2600
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, established in 1938, has birth, marriage and death records. Copies of records are located at Town Hall.
Records are not available.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
P.O. Box 2007
247 New Milford Turnpike
Marbledale, CT 06777
(860) 868-2275
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church was established in 1746. Records include marriage and death records, photographs and personal papers.
Records and copies are available by appointment only.

Salem Evangelical Covenant Church
96 Baldwin Hill Road
Washington, CT 06794
(860) 868-2794
Please contact directly for details.

Historical Societies

Gunn Historical Museum
P.O. Box 1273
Corner of Rte. 47 and Wykeham Road
Washington, CT 06793
(860) 868-7756
www.gunnlibrary.org/museum
gunnmuseum@sbcglobal.net
The Gunn Historical Museum is part of the Gunn Memorial Library.
Records include local histories, business papers, maps, photographs, newspapers and family histories. A special strength is the collection of local photographs from 1880 to 1914.
Records and copies are available.
Thursday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday 12 noon- 4 p.m.

Libraries

Gunn Memorial Library, Inc.
P.O. Box 1273
Green Hill Road
Washington, CT 06793
(860) 868-7586
www.gunnlibrary.org
GunnLib@biblio.org
The Gunn Memorial Library has birth, marriage and death records, local histories, maps, photographs, newspapers, business papers and family histories.
Records and copies are available.
Monday 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday 12 noon- 4 p.m.

Town Offices

Bryan Memorial Town Hall
P.O. Box 383
2 Bryan Plaza
Washington, CT 06794
(860) 868-2786
(860) 868-3103 (FAX)
www.washingtonct.org
townclerk@washingtonct.org
Bryan Memorial Town Hall has birth, marriage and death records, maps, land records and town business papers. Special strengths of the collection include survey maps, Judea Cemetery listings and miscellaneous information regarding local houses.
Records are available with restrictions on use.
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
These hours are subject to change.
Please call to confirm.

WATERBURY

Churches

First Lutheran Church
88 Cooke Street
Waterbury, CT 06710
(203) 753-0223
www.firstlutheranchurch-wtby.org
f.lutheranchurch@sbcglobal.net
The First Lutheran Church established in 1891, was known as the German Lutheran Church from 1891-1935 and the First Lutheran Church from 1936 to the present. Records include birth, marriage, baptism, confirmation and death records. Some records are in German.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Mill Plain Union Church
242 Southmayd Road
Waterbury, CT 06705
(203) 757-1211
www.millplain.org
The Mill Plain Union Church, established in 1882, has marriage and death records.
Records are available by written request only.

Our Lady of Loreto
12 Ardsley Road
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 757-6112
Our Lady of Loreto Church, established in 1971, has baptism, marriage and death records.
Records are not available.

St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church
16 Church Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 754-3116
(203) 757-8643 (FAX)
St. John's Church, established in 1737, was known as St. James Parish until 1797. Records include birth, marriage and death records. A special strength of the collection is the photostat copies of church records from 1761, the originals are located at the Connecticut State Library. Many of the records prior to 1868 were destroyed by fire.
Only copies of the Parish register are available by specific written request only.

St. Francis Xavier Church
625 Baldwin Street
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 756-7804
St. Francis Xavier Church, established in 1895, has baptism, confirmation, marriage and first communion records.
Records are not available. The staff may answer a written request for records.

The Salvation Army
P.O. Box 431
Waterbury, CT 06720-0431
(203) 754-7056
(203) 753-6621 (FAX)
The Salvation Army, established in 1892, has marriage records, photographs and church membership documents.
There are restrictions on the use of records.

South Congregational Church, UCC
160 Piedmont Street
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 754-8154
(203) 754-6880 (FAX)
The South Congregational Church, established in 1892, was also known as the Second Baptist Church (1892-1929), South Waterbury Federated Church (1929-1942) and South Congregational to present. Records include birth, marriage and death records.
Records and copies are available by written request.

United Methodist Church
250 Country Club Road
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 754-6928
The United Methodist Church was established in 1972 with the merging of the First Methodist Church, St. Paul's Methodist Church, Grace Methodist Church and West Side Hill Methodist Church. The records include birth, marriage, baptism and death records.
Records are not available, however, staff may be able to answer written requests.

Zion Lutheran Church
The Zion Lutheran Church, established in 1892, has also been known as the Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church of Waterbury (1892) and the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (1940). The records include marriage and death records, business papers and photographs. Some records are in Swedish.
Records are available by appointment only with restrictions on use.

Historical Societies

Mattatuck Musem of the Mattatuck Historical Society
144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 753-0381
www.mattatuckmuseum.org
The Mattatuck Museum of the Mattatuck Historical Society, established in 1877, has birth and death records, local histories, business papers, maps, photographs, newspapers, family histories and personal papers. Special strengths of the collection include pre-World War II cemetery listings, Waterbury City Directories and local historical surveys.
Records and copies are available by appointment only.
Tuesday- Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Sunday 12 noon- 5 p.m.

Libraries

Silas Bronson Library
267 Grand Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 574-8225
(203) 574-8055 (FAX)
www.bronsonlibrary.org
sbl-refdesk@waterburyct.org
The Silas Bronson Library, established in 1869, has birth, marriage and death records, town histories, maps, newspapers and family histories.
Records are available by appointment only.
Monday- Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Teikyo Post University Library
Box 2540
800 Country Club Road
Waterbury, CT 06723-2540
www.teikyopost.edu
The Teikyo Post University Library, established in 1890, contains college yearbooks.
Copies are available.

Town Offices

Bureau of Vital Statistics
235 Grand Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 574-6800
www.waterburyct.org
The Bureau of Vital Statistics, established in approximately 1686, has birth, marriage and death records.
Records are available with restrictions on use.
Researcher must be a member of the Connecticut Society of Genealogists.

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Judicial District of Waterbury, Superior Court Chief Clerk's Office
300 Grand Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 596-4023
(203) 596-4032 (FAX)
The Superior Court of Waterbury, established approximately 1900, has divorce records.
Records are available.
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WATERTOWN

Historical Societies

Watertown Historical Society, Inc.
22 DeForest Street
Watertown, CT 06795
(860) 274-1050
www.watertownhistoricalsociety.org
watertownctmuseum@sbcglobal.net
The Watertown Historical Society, established in 1946, has town histories, business papers, maps, photographs, newspapers, family histories and personal papers. Special strengths of the collection include a scrapbook of families, manuscript histories of the town, a complete collection of the Town Times newspaper since 1947 and genealogies.
Please contact directly for details.
Wednesday 2 - 4 p.m.

Schools

The Leslie Manning Archives of the Taft School
110 Woodbury Road
Watertown, CT 06795
The Taft School, established in the 1960's, has records pertaining to students and headmasters.
Records are not available.

WINCHESTER/ WINSTED

Churches

Winchester Center Congregational Church
Box 200
On the Green
Winchester Center, CT 06094
(860) 379-8900
winchestercentercongchurch@yahoo.com
www.winchestercentercongchurch.org
The Winchester Center Congregational Church, established in 1768, was originally known as the First Ecclesiastical Society of Winchester. In 1961 it became part of the UCC. Records include baptism, marriage and death records.
Please contact directly for details.

Historical

Winchester Historical Society
P.O. Box 206
225 Prospect Street
Winsted, CT 06098
(860) 379-8433
The Winchester Historical Society, established in 1905, has local histories, maps, photographs, newspapers and personal papers. A special strength is a large Civil War collection.
Records and copies are available are available by appointment.
Sunday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
June through October

Libraries

Beardsley and Memorial Public Library
40 Munro Place
Winsted, CT 06098
(860) 379-6043
(860) 379-3621 (FAX)
www.beardsleyandmemorial.org
The Beardsley and Memorial Library, established in 1898, was also known as the Winsted Literary Society (1824-ca 1831), the Beardsley Library (1874), Memorial-Munro Place (1898) and Beardsley and Memorial Library (1939). Records include birth, marriage and death records, local histories, maps, family histories, personal papers and genealogical journals.
Records and copies are available.
Tuesday- Thursday 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Synagogues

Temple Beth Israel
Park Place
Winsted, CT 06098
(860) 379-8923
Temple Beth Israel was established in 1957.
Please contact directly for details.

Town Offices

Winchester Probate Court
P.O. Box 625
338 Main Street
Winsted, CT 06098
(860) 379-5576
(860) 738-7053 (FAX)
The Winchester Probate Court, established in 1838, has probate records.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Wednesday 9 a.m. - 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 12 Noon

Winsted Town Hall
338 Main Street
Winsted, CT 06098
(860) 738-6963
(860) 738-6595 (FAX)
info@townofwinchester.org
The Town Hall of Winsted has vital records dating from 1771 and land records dating from 1700. The records include birth, marriage and death records, town histories, maps and photographs.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Wednesday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 12 noon

WOLCOTT

Libraries

Wolcott Public Library
469 Bound Line Road
Wolcott, CT 06716
(860) 879-8110
www.wolcottlibrary.org
The Wolcott Public Library has local histories, maps and family histories.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.

Town Offices

Wolcott Town Hall
10 Kenea Avenue
Wolcott, CT 06716
(860) 879-8100
www.wolcottct.org
The Wolcott Town Hall, established in 1796, has birth, marriage and death records, local histories and maps.
Records and copies area available.
Monday - Wednesday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 12 noon

WOODBURY

Churches

First Congregational Church of Woodbury
214 Main Street South
P.O. Box 436
Woodbury, CT 06798
(203) 263-2846
www.firstchurchwoodbury.org
The First Congregational Church, established in 1670, was also known as the First Congregational Church and Ecclesiastical Society. Records include baptisms, marriages and church funerals. Records prior to 1970 are located at the Congregational House, 125 Sherman Street, Hartford, CT.
Records are available by written request only.
Tuesday- Friday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

North Congregational Church
P.O. Box 473
11 Main Street North
Woodbury, CT 06798
(203) 263-2410
(203) 263- 2488
www.nchurchct.org
nchurchct@snet.net
The North Congregational Church, established in 1816, has baptism, marriage, confirmation and death records, membership records and meeting minutes.
Records are available with restrictions on use.
Monday- Wednesday, and Friday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
294 Main Street South
Woodbury, CT 06798
(203) 263-3541
www.stpaulswoodbury.org
stpaulswoodbury@stpaulswoodbury.net
St. Paul's Church, established in 1740, has birth, marriage and death records.
Records and copies are available.
Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

St. Teresa of Avila Church
1 Washington Avenue
Woodbury, CT 06798
(203) 263-2008
www.stteresacatholicchurch.org
stteresas@aol.com
St. Teresa of Avila Church, established in 1955, has birth, marriage and death records. Records prior to 1955 are located at St. John of the Cross in Middlebury.
Copies are not available.

Woodbury United Methodist Church
Corner of Church and Main Streets
Woodbury, CT 06798
(203) 263-4775
wumc@woodburyumc.net
The Woodbury United Methodist Church, established in 1791, has birth, marriage and death records, business papers and photographs.
Please contact directly for details.

Libraries

Woodbury Public Library
P.O. Box 269
Main Street South
Woodbury, CT 06798
(203) 263-3502
www.woodburylibraryct.org
The Woodbury Public Library, established in 1898, has birth, marriage and death records, local histories, photographs and family histories. A special strength of the collection is the ongoing oral history project and an updated photography collection.
Records and copies are available.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sundays only October - May.

Town Offices

Woodbury Town Hall
275 Main Street South
Woodbury, CT 06798
(203) 263-2144
(203) 263-5477 (FAX)
www.woodburyct.org
The Town of Woodbury, established in 1659, has birth, marriage and death records, local histories and maps. Special strengths of the collection are the vital statistic records that include Roxbury, Southbury, Bethlehem and parts of Washington and Middlebury before those towns were incorporated.
Records and copies are available with some restrictions on use.
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Call to confirm summer hours

Woodbury Probate Court District (Woodbury and Bethlehem)
P.O. Box 84
281 Main Street South
Woodbury, CT 06798
(203) 263-2417
(203) 263-2748 (FAX)
The Woodbury Probate Court District, established in 1718, has estate records including wills and some early inventories.
Records and copies are available.
Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.