This section lists county associations from Bedford to Essex giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
The association was established in 1893, sharing and collecting the stories of the history of Bedford and its residents. They have many artefacts, memorabilia and photographs. Some documents in their collection date back to 1651, their photograph collection dating back to the mid-1800s.
They have a number of collections, which include:
In addition, they have a number of books relating to Bedford County.
The association was established in 1891. They have a vast number of archives, which include Genealogical Material related to Beverly's Earliest Settlers.
They also have the Papers of William Bartlatt who was the First Naval Agent under General George Washington and Josiah Batchelder who was a member of the General Court, Provincial Congress and the first district surveyor and inspector of the port.
In addition they have other books, manuscripts, maps and photographs relating to the history of Beverly and the North Shore of Massachusetts.
The association has a number of archives, which include the genealogies of:
Their resources also incorporate:
The association was established in 1971. They have a Library where an extensive number of archives are accessible, which include the Searchable Index of the CCGS Bulletin 1975-2010.
They also have a large Book Collection, which covers:
An on-line catalogue of these records is also available.
A number of publications are available for sale, which include Cape Cod and Islands Genealogical Resources and Back Issues of The Bulletin which was their quarterly publication.
A list of surnames currently being researched by Members is also available.
The association was established in 1975 and was originally a chapter of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, becoming an independent organisation in 1981.
A number of publications are available for sale, which incorporate:
This publication contains the types of records available and their locations for towns in the area. They also sell back issues of The Essex Genealogist for 2008-2010.
Some publications are available through Willow Bend Books, which include County Deeds 1639-1678 and Back Issues of The Essex Genealogist on CD.Website: