NOTICE: THE CLOSING ROOM WILL BE UNDERGOING RENOVATIONS FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE REGISTRY STAFF BEFORE SCHEDULING YOUR CLOSING AT THE REGISTRY. WE ASK FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND COOPERATION AS WE WORK TO ENHANCE OUR FACILITIES.
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Welcome to the Registry of Deeds
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.
RECORDED LAND – IMAGES ARE AVAILABLE BACK TO BOOK 1691. YOU WILL NEED TO CHANGE THE SEARCH DATE BY CHOOSING ADVANCED SEARCH.
REGISTERED LAND – IMAGES FROM DOCUMENT NO. 109629 FORWARD ARE NOT AVAILABLE. PLEASE CALL 508 993-2603 EXT. 15 TO ORDER COPIES. TO SEARCH UN-INDEXED OLDER DOCUMENTS, USE ADVANCED SEARCH AND CHANGE THE BEGINNING SEARCH DATE TO 01/01/1900.
Deed Indexing Standards
Please note that the Deed Indexing Standards have been revised as of Jan 1, 2008.
Hours of Business
|Recording||8:00 AM||4:00 PM|
|Research||8:00 AM||4:30 PM|
The Registry of Deeds is open Monday through Friday, holidays excluded.