The Registry of Deeds is the recording office of all land transactions in the Greater New Bedford area of Bristol County including Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, New Bedford and Westport. We are also a research library for recorded land transactions. Our records (some of which are copies from when there was only one county registry) date back to 1687.
Please note new postage rates will take effect Feb. 1, 2014.
Please note that the Deed Indexing Standards have been revised as of Jan 1, 2008.
|Recording||8:00 AM||4:00 PM|
|Research||8:00 AM||4:30 PM|
Common Records indicies are available from 01/02/1978 through 4/1/2015 (Instrument #6161).
Land Court indicies are available from 01/01/1990 through 03/31/2015.
Most recent images are available for Recorded Land. Land Court images Document number 1 through 106038 are posted. Land Court plan images are not yet available on the web. We are currently working to make them available.