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Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut Genealogy

Brief History


Cemeteries of Redding, 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 Redding, 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 Redding:

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 Redding:

Libraries and Historical Societies

Mark Twain Library
439 Redding Road
Redding, CT 06896
(203) 938-2545

Redding Historical Society
P.O. Box 1023
43 Lonetown Road
Redding Center, CT 06875


The following are online maps of the town of Redding:


Probate Records

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

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 Redding 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.

Redding Town Clerk
100 Hill Road
Redding, CT 06896

Vital Records





Adjacent towns:Fairfield Co.: Bethel | Danbury | Easton | Newtown | Ridgefield | Weston | Wilton