Couples who file their marriage intentions in Newbury will be on file in this office. Often times a certified copy of their marriage is needed for insurance purposes, health insurance policies, Social Security benefits, pension benefits, Veteran's benefits, credit accounts, bank accounts as well as name changes at the Registry of Motor Vehicles, etc.
Birth records of children whose parents resided in Newbury at the time of the child's birth, as well as children physically born in the Town, will be on file in this office.
Death certificates are filed in this office for any person who physically died in Newbury, or for those who died elsewhere in Massachusetts and whose legal residence at the time of their death is listed as a resident of Newbury.
Certified copies are available for the above vital records. There is a $10.00 fee per certified copy. Fee is payable upon request. If requesting by mail, the correct fee along with a stamped self-addressed envelope must be included. If requesting by e-mail, please include a contact phone number.
STATE REGISTRY OF VITAL RECORDS AND STATISTICS
If the record you are looking for is not found in Newbury, or if you are not sure where the record is filed, you may contact the web-site for the Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Click here
The Registry maintains a central index of all vital record events (births, marriages and deaths) which occurred in Massachusetts.
EARLY VITAL RECORDS
We have early records that are dated up to 1850 in hardbound books in the office that are also available by linking to the 375th Committee on Newbury's website.
Other sites on the web that may be good resources are: Roots Web Click here and Gen Web Project Click here