Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Genealogy

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Modern town borders of Norwich in New London County, Connecticut.

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Norwich, Connecticut online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the Town
See Connecticut Cemeteries for more information

 

Church Records[edit | edit source]

At its founding, Congregationalism was the dominant religion in Connecticut and was even the state religion until 1818. Other common Christian denominations include the Methodist, Episcopal, Roman Catholic, and Baptist churches.

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Many Connecticut churches have deposited their records at the Connecticut State Library. The following are church records available online for the town of Norwich:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most land records are kept at the town level. The following are online land records for the town of Norwich:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Norwich Historical Society
307 Main Street
Norwich, CT 06360
860-886-1776
E-mail: minerregan@gmail.com
Website

Otis Library
261 Main St.
Norwich, CT 06360
(860) 889-2365
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Norwich:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Norwich:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:

  • Births
  • Marriages
  • Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery records
  • Appointments
  • Earmarks
  • Estrays (stray animals)
  • Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
  • Land records
  • Mortgages
  • Name changes
  • Care of the poor
  • School records
  • Surveys
  • Tax lists
  • Town meeting minutes
  • Voter registrations
  • Warning outs (of town)

The following are Norwich town records available online:

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Norwich Town Clerk
City Hall, Room 215 100 Broadway
Norwich, CT 06360-4431
(860) 823-3732
E-mail: <bbarrett@cityofnorwich.org>
Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]