Old York Historical Society Holdings

A partial listing of the genealogical holdings of the Old York Historical Society is reproduced here to aid in your genealogical research. More will be added in the future as they are catalogued.

If you are interested in any of these resources, please go directly to their web site at: http://www.oldyork.org/.

Unpublished Genealogical Manuscripts

This is a listing of the unpublished genealogical manuscripts which are on file at the Society library. These are largely works compiled by local residents and donated to the Society.

  
AdamsEmersonParsons
AveryFernaldPerkins
BakerGareyPreble
BaneGoodwinNorton
BanksGroverNorwood
BealeHutchingsNowell
BlaisdellHutchinsRamsdell
BowdenLeavittSavage
BracyLewisSewall
BradburyLinscottShaw
BragdonLoweSimpson
BridgesLucasStone
BrooksLuntStover
CameMainSwett
CardMatthewsTalpey
CarlisleMcLucasThompson
ChaseMarshallTrafton
ConnerMoodyWeare
CrowMooreWebber
CuttsMoultonWelch
Donnell
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Compiled Genealogies of Richmond Simpson Hooper

This is a listing of the unpublished genealogies of families related to and researched by Richmond Simpson Hooper, postmaster of York, ME from 1942-1972.

Volume IVolume II
AdamsNorton
AlcockNowell
AllenPerkins
BragdonPearce
CamePlaisted
ChadbourneSimpson
CurtisSmyth
DiamondStover
FurberTrafton
HooperWeare
MastersonWelch
MooreYoung
Moulton 
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Compiled Genealogies of Janet Moulton Hooper

This is a listing of the unpublished genealogies of families related to Janet Moulton Hooper, wife of Richmond Simpson Hooper.

Volume IVolume II
AbbottKnight
AllenLord
AustinMatthews
BradburyMoulton
BryarPerkins
CottonTozier
DonnellWeare
EsmondYoung
Gillpatrick 
Goodwin 
Grant 
Haley 
Hammond 
Hearl 
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Old York Historical Society Microfilm Holdings

York County Court Records

Old York holds microfilm copies of the court of Common Pleas for the years 1636-1810. The originals may be found at the Maine State Archives. Old York also has a copy of the Maine State Archives published index to the Court of Common Pleas, Court of General Sessions, 1695-1760 to help with research needs.

Roll 1: V. 1 1636-1671; V. 2 1671-1686 ENDS p 491.
Roll 2: 1671-1686 p. 492 cont.; V. 3 1636-1652; V. 4 1665-1667; Cty. Ct. V. 2 1672-1679 Rec. of the Cts. 1680-1686 Ends p. 69.
Roll 3: 1680-1686 p. 70 cont.; V. 6 1686-1716; V. 7 1718-1727; V. 8 1727-1730; V. 9 1730-1733 Ends p. 121.
Roll 4: V. 9 1730-1733 cont. p. 122; V. 10 1733-1737 - Rec. of Common Pleas V. 11 1737-1769 Ends p. 329.
Roll 5: Rec of Common Pleas V. 11 1737-1769 p. 330 V. 12 1739-1743; V. 13 1743-1753 Ends p. 486.
Roll 6: V. 13 1743-1753 cont. p. 487; V. 44 1753-1759 Rec. of Common Pleas V. 15 1759-1772 END OF BOOK
Roll 7: Rec. of Common Pleas V. 16 1763-1768; V. 17 1768-1772; V. 18 1773-1783 Ends p. 171.
Roll 8: Rec. of Common Pleas V. 18 1773-1783 cont. p. 172; V. 19 1784-1786; V. 20 1786-1790 Ends p. 221.
Roll 9: V. 20 1786-1790 cont. p. 222; V. 21 1790-1794; V. 22 1794-1797 Ends p. 383.
Roll 10: V. 22 1794-1797 cont. 384; V. 23 1798-1800; V. 24 1800-1802 Ends p. 440.
Roll 11: Rec. of Common Pleas V. 24 1800-1802 cont. p. 441; V. 25 1802-1804; V. 26 1804-1805; V. 27 1805-1806 Ends p. 61.
Roll 12: Rec. of Common Pleas V. 27 1805-1806 cont. p. 62; V. 28 1807-1808; V. 29 1808-1809 Ends p. 359.
Roll 13: Rec. of Common Pleas V. 29 1808-1809 cont; V. 30 1809-1810 Ends p. 360.
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Old York Historical Society Microfilm Holdings

York Newspapers

York Weekly 1944 - 1979   Transcript:
Roll 1: 1944-1955   Roll I: May 1899 - Nov 1901
Roll 2: 1956-1958   Roll II: Jan 1934 - Dec 1935
Roll 3: 1959-1960   Roll III: Jan 1936 - Oct 1936
Roll 4: 1961-1962      
Roll 5: 1963-1964      
Roll 6: 1965-1966      
Roll 7: 1967-1968   Courant:
Roll 8: 1969-1970   Roll 1: Nov 1891 - Dec 1893
Roll 9: 1971-1972   Roll 2: Jan 1894 - Dec 1895
Roll 10: 1973-1974   Roll 3: Jan 1896 - Sept 1897
Roll 11: 1975-1976   Roll 4: Jan 1898 - Oct 1899
Roll 12: 1977-1978      
Roll 13: 1979      
 
York Newspapers 1893 - 1982 includes:
  York Courant April 21, 1893 - Dec 16, 1898
  The Old York Transcript Aug 17, 1899 - Sept 18, 1942
  The Vacationist Aug 13, 1927; Aug 20, 1927
  Kittery Press March 4, 1938
  The York Times Feb 15, 1982; June 21, 1982
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Other Microfilms

Town of York Maine   Samuel Chandler Diary
Town Records   1746, 1749-51, 1761-64
Vols. 1 - 5   1769 - 1772
1646 - 1864    
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Commissioner's Records
York County, Maine

Roll 1: Vol. 10, 1733 - Vol. 11, 1774 ends page 314.
Roll 2: Vol. 11, 1774 (cont'd page 513) Vol. 12, 1776 Vol. 13, 1792 Vol. 14, 1801 ends page 73.
Roll 3: Vol. 14, 1801 (cont'd page 74) Vol. 15, 1812 Vol. 16, 1825 ends page 180
Roll 4: Vol. 16, 1825 (cont'd page 181) Vol. 17, 1834 Vol. 18 1843 ends page 201.
Roll 5: Vol. 18, 1846 (cont'd page 202) Vol. 19, 1849 to May 1855 inclusive
Vol 20, 1855 ends page 371.
Roll 6: Vol 20, 1857 (cont'd page 372) Vol. 21, 1859 to 1867.
Roll 7: Vol 22 Apr. 1868 to Oct. 1875
Vol 23 Apr. 1876 to 1883 - page 469 ends
Roll 8: Vol. 23 - 1883 cont'd - Page 470 to 1886; Vol 23 1887 to 1899 ends.
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