Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
(Redirected from Bristol, Connecticut)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Bristol is a suburban city located in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. The Town of Bristol is same as the city.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Bristol, Connecticut online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the Town
See Connecticut Cemeteries for more information

Church Records[edit | edit source]

At its founding, Congregationalism was the dominant religion in Connecticut and was even the state religion until 1818. Other common Christian denominations include the Methodist, Episcopal, Roman Catholic, and Baptist churches.

To see the churches in Bristol, visit. FamilySearch Places

Many Connecticut churches have deposited their records at the Connecticut State Library. The following are church records available online for the town of Bristol:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most land records are kept at the town level. The following are online land records for the town of Bristol:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Bristol Historical Society
98 Summer Street
Bristol, Connecticut 06010

Bristol Public Library
5 High Street
Bristol, CT 06010

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Bristol:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. Bristol Probate Court covers Town of Bristol. Constituted June 4, 1830, from Farmington. The following are online probate records for the town of Bristol:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:

  • Births
  • Marriages
  • Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery records
  • Appointments
  • Earmarks
  • Estrays (stray animals)
  • Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
  • Land records
  • Mortgages
  • Name changes
  • Care of the poor
  • School records
  • Surveys
  • Tax lists
  • Town meeting minutes
  • Voter registrations
  • Warning outs (of town)

The following are Bristol town records available online:

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Bristol Town Clerk
111 North Main Street
Bristol, CT 06010
860-584-6200 ext. 0

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]