Originally published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society,
the Massachusetts Town Vital Records Collection is one of the most valuable
tools available in finding ancestors who lived in the colony and state
prior to 1850.
This database is a collection of birth records from Dorchester to add
to the towns of Abington, Acton, Andover, Ashburnham, Ashfield, Billerica,
Brimfield, Brockton, Carver, Chelmsford, Chester, Dartmouth, Dover,
Dracut, Essex, Framingham, Gill, Granville, Holden, Holliston, Hummards,
Lawrence, Lexington, Lynn, Medford, Medway, Middlefield, New Ashford,
New Bedford, New Braintree, Pembroke, Shirley, Shrewsbury, Sturbridge,
Taunton, Templeton, Tisbury, Tyringham, Wayland, Washington, Westford,
Westminster, Westport, West Springfield, Winchendon, Windsor, Worthington,
Each record reveals the individual's name, birth date, birthplace,
and parents' names. It provides the names of over 95,000 persons.