Middlesex County, Massachusetts

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Middlesex is a county in Massachusetts. It was formed in 1643 from the following county/ies: original. It began keeping land records in 1649, probate records in 1654, and court records in 1643. Until 1649, records were kept in Boston. The county was divided into two districts in 1855. The above office is the “parent” county seat, encompassing all the Middlesex towns between 1643—1855. After that it was still the probate office for the county, but the registry of deeds for only the Southern District (see Town Resources for towns in each of Middlesex’s two registry of deeds districts).

For more information, contact the county at 208 Cambridge St., Cambridge 02141 . On the attached map, Middlesex is located at F2.

For information about the state of Massachusetts see Massachusetts Family History Research.

The Counties and County Seats of Massachusetts

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