Genealogist’s Handbook for New England Research, 5th Edition

$ 24.95

Edited by Michael J. Leclerc
Published: March 2012

Now in its fifth edition, this handbook is an indispensable resource for anyone doing research in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

More than just a how-to book, it is a location guide to public records, repositories, librar­ies, and genealogical societies throughout New England. This edition includes introductory essays explaining basics of re­search and resources unique to each state, nearly 80 state and county maps, a listing of each town’s parent and daughter towns, a checklist of published and manuscript vital and church records, and a user-friendly two-color design.

What’s new in the 5th edition?

• Introductory essays for each state

• Nearly 80 state and county maps

• Checklist of published and manuscript vital and church records

• Listing of parent and daughter towns

• Updated repository information

• Charts, artwork, photos, and other illustrations from New England

• Two-color format throughout

Praise for previous editions:

This fine research tool is perhaps the most thorough listing and discussion of New England resources available—in print or on the Internet.

—The Connecticut Nutmegger


Winner of a 2012 G.K. Haukebo Heritage Resource Award and 2013 New England Book Show Design Award.