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Many resources exist on the Internet for genealogists and others interested in local and family history. Several are collected below.

Additionally, many resources exist outside of the Internet. Those are listed at the bottom of the page.

Free Searches

National Archives (US)
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Boxford/Essex County GenWeb Ellis Island immigration records Immigration records from Ellis Island
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A project of the Church of Latter-Day Saints
Cyndi’s List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet
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National Archives (UK)
Over 1,000 years of records
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We Relate
Genealogy wiki – In-library use database.

Fee-Based Searches

In-Person Research

Boxford Historical Document Center

Hours Wed: 9am-4pmWed: 7:30pm-9:30pm1st & 2nd Sat: 10am-3pm
Location 173A Washington St, Boxford 
Phone (978) 352-2733

Boxford Town Hall

Hours Mon – Thurs: 8am-4:30pm
Location 7A Spofford Rd, Boxford
Phone (978) 887-6000 x151

Boxford Library

Hours Mon – Thurs:  10am-8pmFri & Sat: 10pm-3pm (We are closed on Saturdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day)
Location 7A Spofford Rd, Boxford
Phone (978) 887-7323

Boston Public Library (Central Branch)

Hours (Johnson and McKim Building Mon – Thurs: 9am-9pmFri – Sat: 9am-5pmSun: 1pm-5pm
Hours (Norman B. Leventhal Map Center) Mon – Thurs: 10am-7pmFri – Sat: 10am-5pmSun: 1pm-5pm
Hours (Rare Books) Mon – Fri: 9am-5pm
Hours (Prints) Mon – Fri: 9am-5pm (by apointment only)
Location 700 Boylston St, Boston
Phone (617) 859-2270

Massachusetts State Archives

Hours Mon – Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location 220 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA
Phone (617) 727-2816

Peabody Essex Museum’s Phillips Library Reading Room

Hours (Public) Wed – Thurs: 10am-4:30pm
Hours (Researcher) Mon, Tues, & Fri: 10am-4:30pm
Location 1 Second Street, Peabody, MA  (temporary)161 Essex St, Salem, Massachusetts
Phone (978) 887-9500


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