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{{New Hampshire-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Hampshire Genealogy|New Hampshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rockingham County, New Hampshire Genealogy|Rockingham]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''New Castle'''
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===Brief History===
  
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===Cemeteries===
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===Church Records===
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Historically, the largest religious groups in New Hampshire were the Congregational, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Methodist churches. For general information about New Hampshire denominations, view the New Hampshire Church Records wiki page.<br><br>
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To see the churches in New Castle, visit [https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?includeIsParent=true&primaryText=New%20Castle,%20Rockingham,%20New%20Hampshire,%20United%20States&reqParents=4576952&reqParentsLabel=Town&reqParentsType=376&searchTypeaheadInputText=Search%20Within:New%20Castle,%20Rockingham,%20New%20Hampshire,%20United%20States&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places].<br><br>
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Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. The following are church records available online for the town of New Castle:<br><br>
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===City Directories===
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===Land Records===
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The following are online land records for the town of New Castle:
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*'''1690-1899''' {{FHL|321620|title-id|disp=Town records, 1690-1899}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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===Libraries and Historical Societies===
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===Maps===
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The following are online maps of the town of New Castle:
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===Newspapers===
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===Probate Records===
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[[New Hampshire Probate Records]] contains detailed information on New Hampshire probate records. The following are online probate records for the town of New Castle:
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*'''1676-1748''' {{FHL|330148|title-id|disp=New Castle estates settled in the probate courts of N.H.,[1676-1748]}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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===Town Histories===
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===Town Records===
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In New Hampshire, 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:
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<ul class="column-spacing-halfscreen" style="padding-right:5px;">
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    <li>Births</li>
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    <li>Marriages</li>
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    <li>Deaths</li>
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    <li>Burials</li>
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    <li>Cemetery records</li>
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    <li>Appointments</li>
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    <li>Earmarks</li>
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    <li>Estrays (stray animals)</li>
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    <li>Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)</li>
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    <li>Land records</li>
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    <li>Mortgages</li>
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    <li>Name changes</li>
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    <li>Care of the poor</li>
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    <li>School records</li>
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    <li>Surveys</li>
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    <li>Tax lists</li>
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    <li>Town meeting minutes</li>
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    <li>Voter registrations</li>
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    <li>Warning outs (of town)</li>
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</ul>
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|}
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The following are New Castle town records available online:
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*'''1636-1947''' {{RecordSearch|1987741|New Hampshire, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1636-1947}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - index and images
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*'''1690-1899''' {{FHL|321620|title-id|disp=Town records, 1690-1899}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1696-1858''' {{FHL|431801|title-id|disp=Inventory of fragments, 1696-1858}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1696-1899''' {{FHL|431801|title-id|disp=Fragments of town records of New Castle, New Hampshire, 1696-1899}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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====Town Clerk====
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The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.<br><br>
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===Vital Records===
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====Births====
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*'''1636-1947''' {{RecordSearch|1987741|New Hampshire, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1636-1947}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - index and images
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*'''1690-1899''' {{FHL|321620|title-id|disp=Town records, 1690-1899}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1751-1934''' {{FHL|286898|title-id|disp=Records of marriages, births, and deaths, 1751-1934}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1849-1868, 1895-1896''' {{FHL|1019715|title-id|disp=Records of marriages, births, and deaths (loose papers), 1849-1868, 1895-1896}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1901-1915''' {{RecordSearch|1876928|New Hampshire Birth Certificates, 1901-1915}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[New Hampshire, Birth Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index and images
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====Marriages====
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*'''1636-1947''' {{RecordSearch|1987741|New Hampshire, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1636-1947}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - index and images
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*'''1690-1899''' {{FHL|321620|title-id|disp=Town records, 1690-1899}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1751-1934''' {{FHL|286898|title-id|disp=Records of marriages, births, and deaths, 1751-1934}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1847-1863''' {{FHL|1019713|title-id|disp=Record of marriages, 1847-1863}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1849-1868, 1895-1896''' {{FHL|1019715|title-id|disp=Records of marriages, births, and deaths (loose papers), 1849-1868, 1895-1896}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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====Deaths====
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*'''1636-1947''' {{RecordSearch|1987741|New Hampshire, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1636-1947}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - index and images
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*'''1690-1899''' {{FHL|321620|title-id|disp=Town records, 1690-1899}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1751-1934''' {{FHL|286898|title-id|disp=Records of marriages, births, and deaths, 1751-1934}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1849-1868, 1895-1896''' {{FHL|1019715|title-id|disp=Records of marriages, births, and deaths (loose papers), 1849-1868, 1895-1896}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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===References===
 
'''Early records. ''' Information about early residents of '''New Castle''' before 1680 may be found in [[Norfolk (old) County, Massachusetts Genealogy|Norfolk (old) County]] records. Norfolk (old) County was discontinued in 1680, but her records are still available.<ref>"Old Norfolk County Records," ''Essex Antiquarian'' 1, no. 2 (February 1897), 19-20.  Part of NEHGS [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx American Ancestors Search]. {{WorldCat|18623145|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|53754|item|disp=FHL Film 599729 Item 2; Book 974.45 B2a}}.</ref> For more details about these early records see [[Norfolk (old) County, Massachusetts]].  
 
'''Early records. ''' Information about early residents of '''New Castle''' before 1680 may be found in [[Norfolk (old) County, Massachusetts Genealogy|Norfolk (old) County]] records. Norfolk (old) County was discontinued in 1680, but her records are still available.<ref>"Old Norfolk County Records," ''Essex Antiquarian'' 1, no. 2 (February 1897), 19-20.  Part of NEHGS [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx American Ancestors Search]. {{WorldCat|18623145|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|53754|item|disp=FHL Film 599729 Item 2; Book 974.45 B2a}}.</ref> For more details about these early records see [[Norfolk (old) County, Massachusetts]].  
  
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=== Town Histories  ===
 
=== Town Histories  ===
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Go to [https://archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%28New%20Castle%20n.h.%29 Archive.org] to find published materials for this town
  
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
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The town of New Castle, kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when New Castle, kept town reports. (NOTE: Occasionally, these town reports missed vital statistic information from the end of the year. If you don't find your ancestor's vital information, check the following year's town report to see if your ancestor's information was recorded later.)
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*[https://archive.org/details/annualreportofto1972newc/page/42/mode/2up 1972]
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*[https://archive.org/details/annualreportofto1973newc/page/96/mode/2up 1973]
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*[https://archive.org/details/annualreportofto1975newc/page/80/mode/2up 1975]
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*[https://archive.org/details/annualreportofto1977newc/page/96/mode/2up 1977]
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Latest revision as of 11:51, 29 July 2021

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Historically, the largest religious groups in New Hampshire were the Congregational, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Methodist churches. For general information about New Hampshire denominations, view the New Hampshire Church Records wiki page.

To see the churches in New Castle, visit FamilySearch Places.

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. The following are church records available online for the town of New Castle:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

The following are online land records for the town of New Castle:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of New Castle:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

New Hampshire Probate Records contains detailed information on New Hampshire probate records. The following are online probate records for the town of New Castle:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In New Hampshire, 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 New Castle 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.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Early records. Information about early residents of New Castle before 1680 may be found in Norfolk (old) County records. Norfolk (old) County was discontinued in 1680, but her records are still available.[1] For more details about these early records see Norfolk (old) County, Massachusetts Genealogy.

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Historical Data[edit | edit source]

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Go to Archive.org to find published materials for this town

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

The town of New Castle, kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when New Castle, kept town reports. (NOTE: Occasionally, these town reports missed vital statistic information from the end of the year. If you don't find your ancestor's vital information, check the following year's town report to see if your ancestor's information was recorded later.)


Probate Records[edit | edit source]

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Churches[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

New Castle Town Office
PO Box 367
New Castle, NH 03854

Website

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Old Norfolk County Records," Essex Antiquarian 1, no. 2 (February 1897), 19-20. Part of NEHGS American Ancestors Search. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Film 599729 Item 2; Book 974.45 B2a.

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