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Standish Research Facilities

Vital Records

Births, marriages and deaths before 1923

Town Clerk
Town of Standish
175 Northeast Road
Standish, Maine 04084
Hours:8:30-5 M-F, 'til 7 PM on Thursday.
Tel.: 207-642-3461


Maine State Archives has records to 1955, incomplete after that:

Maine State Archives
State House Station 84
Augusta, Maine 04333
Hours: Mon-Fri 8-4.
Tel: 207-287-5795

After 1923:

Maine Department of Human Services
Office of Vital Records
State House Station #11
221 State Street
Augusta, Maine 04333-0011
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 9-4, Fri 9-3:30
Tel: 207-287-3184

Probate Records:
     See Maine Probate Abstracts 1775-1800 (by John Eldridge Frost, Picton Press,
Camden, Maine, 1991. Vol. 1, 1687-1775, Vol. 2, 1775-1800) and Maine Wills 1640-1760
(by William Mitchell Sargent, Brown, Thurston and Co., Portland, Maine, 1887)..
      There was a series of three fires in the Cumberland County Probate Office. The
last fire was in 1907. As a result, only one index book survived. Records after 1907
are available. Indexed on cards. Microfiched. Search by mail: $10/record.
Register of Probate
Cumberland County Court House
142 Federal Street
Portland, Maine 04101-4196
Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30
Telephone: 207-871-8382

Register of Probate
York County Court House
Court Street
P.O. Box 399
Alfred, Maine 04002

Tel.: 207-324-1577

     Standish was originally in York County. In 1760, Cumberland County was created
out of York County and included Standish. 

     Cumberland: Staff operated photocopying. $1/page. Access by modem, contact
Business Records (315-437-1283) for information.

Register of Deeds
Cumberland County Court House
142 Federal Street
Portland, Maine 04101-4196
Research Hours: 8:30-4:15
Tel: 207-871-8389

York County has deeds from 1642. Indexed. York Deeds through 1737 have been
published (19 vols.). Staff operated photocopying, $1.25 per page.

Register of Deeds
York County Court House
Court Street
P.O. Box 399
Alfred, Maine 04002
Tel: 207-324-1576

Maine Historical Society & Maine History Gallery
485 Congress Street
Portland, Maine 04101-3498
Hours: Tues.-Fri 10-4, second and fourth saturday of month, 10-4.
Tel.: 207-774-1822

Osher Map Libary and Smith Center for Cartographic Education
University of Southern Maine
Research Hours: W 1-4:30 and 6-8 p.m. Sat 9-12:30
Exhibit Hours:     W 1-4:30 and 6-8 p.m. Thurs 9-12:30, 1-4:30, Sat 9-12:30
Tel. 207-780-4850

Standish Historical Society
P.O. Box 228
Standish, ME 04084

Membership $5/year, Life $50

Old Red Church Museum
55 Oak Hill Road
Standish, ME
Open May 31 for the summer of 2001
Hours:10:00-1:00 Tues. & Thurs.

Marrett House
Ossippee Trail West
Standish, ME
Hours:Closed in winter.
Summer Hours: First Weekend in June
to middle weekend in October:
10-4 Sat. & Sun.

Steep Falls Library
Pequawket Trail
Steep Falls, ME
Hours: Tues 10-8, Thur 2-8, Sat 10-2
Tel.: 207-675-3132

Richville Library
Sebago Lake, ME
Hours: 1-5 Wed. & Thur.

Architectural History Library
Greater Portland Landmarks, Inc.
165 State Street
Portland, Maine 04101
Hours: M-F, 9-5
Tel.: 207-774-5561


Sebago Lake Congregational Church Office
Rt. 35
Sebago Lake, Maine
Tel. 207-642-4911

Standish Baptist Church
Rt. 25
Ossipee Trail
Standish, ME
Tel.: 207-642-5358

Standish Congregational Church Office

Standish, ME
Hours 12-8 Tues & All day Thurs.
Tel.: 207-642-3386 

Standish Evangelical Free Church
Oak Hill Road
Standish, ME

Steep Falls Baptist Church
Willard Residence
Steep Falls, ME
Tel.: 675-3263

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