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New London, New London County, Connecticut Genealogy

Brief History

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of New London, 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

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.

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

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

City Directories

Land Records

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

Libraries and Historical Societies

New London County Historical Society, Inc.
11 Blinman Street
New London, CT 06320
860-443-1209
Website

The Public Library of New London
63 Huntington Street
New London, CT 06320
860-447-1411
Website

Maps

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

Newspapers

Probate Records

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

Town Histories

Town Records

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 New London town records available online:

Town Clerk

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

New London Town Clerk
181 State Street
New London, CT 06320
(860) 447-5200
E-mail: [ jayala@newlondonct.org jayala@newlondonct.org
Website

Vital Records

Births

Marriages

Deaths

References

Adjacent towns: