TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Container List

Records circa 1722-1940

RG 062:052, Town of Farmington

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2007 by the Connecticut State Library



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Farmington (Conn.)
Title: Town of Farmington records
Dates: circa 1722-1940
Quantity: 29 cubic feet
Abstract: Administrative, election, military, tax, school, court, and vital records for the town of Farmington.
Identification: RG062_052
Accession: T000351
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The town of Farmington was named and incorporated in December 1645. The Town of Farmington, Borough of Unionville and Borough of Farmington were consolidated in 1947.

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Scope and Content

Administrative, election, military, tax, school, court, and vital records for the town of Farmington.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

These records are stored at an off-site facility and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Index Terms

Alternate creator:

Connecticut. Justice of the Peace (Farmington)

Subjects:

Deeds -- Connecticut -- Farmington
Elections -- Connecticut -- Farmington -- Statistics
Justices of the peace -- Connecticut -- Farmington
Local taxation -- Connecticut -- Farmington -- Registers
Property tax -- Connecticut -- Farmington -- Registers
Public welfare -- Connecticut -- Farmington
School enrollment -- Connecticut -- Farmington -- Statistics
Soldiers -- Connecticut -- Farmington
Tax assessment -- Connecticut -- Farmington -- Registers
Taxation -- Connecticut -- Farmington -- Registers
Voting -- Connecticut -- Farmington -- Statistics
Voting registers -- Connecticut -- Farmington
Writs -- Connecticut -- Farmington

Places:

Farmington (Conn.) -- Records and correspondence
Farmington (Conn.) -- Statistics, Vital

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Container List

Records, circa 1722-1940
Town meeting records, including calls, minutes, petitions, reports, orders to selectmen, votes, elections, broadsides about order of doing business at town meeting, 1774-1878 Box 1
Certificates of admissions as electors, 1841-1870 Box 2
Oaths and certificates of town officers, 1868-1892 Box 3
Overseers' appointments, 1772-1894
Liquor dealer bonds, 1815-1823
Liquor and tavern license applications, 1832-1888
"New Burial Ground" records, 1835-1844
Transfers of stock, company reports, annual statements of business, 1833-1888 Box 4
Military records, including Committee of Supply records, and enrollment, 1812-1880
Election returns, 1793-1890 Box 5
Correspondence regarding care of paupers, 1811-1869 Box 6
Indentures and bonds for support of the poor, 1799-1828 Box 7
Board of Relief records, 1840-1896 Box 8
Grand lists or abstracts of tax returns as sent to the General Assembly or Comptroller, 1855-1894 Box 9
Tax Lists, 1817-1819
Abatements and polls, 1825-1869
Individual tax returns, 1826-1880 Boxes 10-18
Highway and bridge records, including correspondence, reports, surveys, petitions, writs, deeds, 1722-1880 Box 19
Bank and insurance company returns, 1827-1895 Boxes 20-21
Town deeds, 1748-1783 Box 22
Recorded deeds, 1753-1894 Boxes 23-25
Fire company lists, 1854-1884 Box 26
Board of Health minutes, reports, correspondence and certificates, 1887-1893
First Ecclesiastical Society Fund records, 1821-1839
Reports of stray animals, 1804-1830
Dog registry, 1859-1892
School Society orders, 1840-1842
Reports of births, marriages, deaths and burials, 1851-1896
Register of real estate transfers, 1871-1895 Box 27
Town accounts, statements of income and expenses correspondence, applications, warrants, constable's bond, reports, 1813-1896 Boxes 28-29
Treasurer's account with Park Fund, 1880
Borough Treasurer's account book, 1901-1937
Financial records of Henry Deming, Borough Treasurer, 1920-1940
Cancelled checks, orders paid, 1824-1879 Boxes 30
Bills, receipts, and orders paid, 1781-1896 Boxes 31-32
Registry lists and voting checklists, 1836-1890 Boxes 33-35
School returns, visitors' reports, school district tax lists, Bills, orders, receipts, and instructions to the committee, 1812-1887 Boxes 36-37
Northeast School District register, 1850-1851
Bills, receipts, indentures, crow bounty accounts, grand list, reports, petitions, returns, resolutions, legal records, printed town charter, justice of the peace records, road and highway records, and published annual reports, 1783-1935 Box 38
Justice Court records, including writs, certificates, Judgments, executions, 1775-1894 Boxes 39a-42