Registry: Birth, death, and marriage
- how to get a birth certificate
- how to get a death certificate
- how to get a marriage certificate, and
- how to get married.
We maintain custody of all birth, marriage, and death records dating back to 1630 while following Massachusetts General Laws regulating these documents. Each year, we add about 33,000 new entries and issue more than 100,000 copies of certified records.
Researching your family's history?
We have tips and other resources outside of the City you should think about using.