Massachusetts Genealogy and History

Essex County Massachusetts

Newspapers/ Resources


Source: A Gazetteer of the State of Massachusetts by Elias Nason, George Jones Varney, published 1890 by B.B. Russel, 57 Cornhill.
The Cities , Towns and Villages pg 99-724 - transcribed by J.S

Amesbury has two newspapers, the "News" and the "Villager".

Beverly has two newspapers, the "Citizen" and the "Times."

Danvers - The town supports two weekly journals - The "Mirror" and the "Union," - and the "Daily Evening Courier," which are worthy of their patronage.

Gloucester - "Gloucester Daily Times" "Cape Ann Evening Breeze" "Cape Ann Bulletin" "Advertizer" "Clipper"

Haverhill - "The Haverhill Gazette" "The Daily" and "Weekly Bulletin" "The Daily and Weekly Laborer" "The Essex Banner" "The Outline"

Lynn - The periodicals are the daily "Bee" and the "Evening Item;" the weekly "Reporter," "Transcript" "City Item" and "Knights of Labor;" the monthly "Agassiz Journal," "Household Monthly: and the "Modern Priscilla.

Where to find information in Essex County, Massachusetts

Essex County Clerk
56 Federal Street
Salem, MA 01970

Essex County Clerk of Probate Court
36 Federal Street
Salem, MA 01970

Southern Essex Registry of Deeds
Shetland Park, 45 Congress St, Suite 4100
Salem, MA 01970

National Archives at Boston
380 Trapelo Road
Waltham, Massachusetts 02452

Lynn Museum and Historical Society
590 Washington St./25 Exchange St.
Lynn, MA 01901

Photograph Digitization Project Cataloger, Special Collections
Haverhill Public Library
99 Main Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
978-373-1586 x642  Dana Gee

Essex County Circuit Court
34 Federal St
Salem, MA 01970

Essex County Health Department
Town Hall, 30 Martin Street, Room 304
Essex, MA 01929

Essex Society of Genealogists, Inc
P.O. Box 313
Lynnfield, MA 01940

Essex County Historical Society
Box 277, 66 Main Street
Essex, MA 01929

Salem Historical Society
9 North Street
Salem, MA 01970

Ipswich Public Library
25 North Main Street
Ipswich, MA 01938


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