The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records at the Connecticut State Library (see Other Contacts) is a major source of vital records for all of Connecticut. It abstracts births, marriages & deaths in Connecticut towns 1639-circa 1850 and is arranged alphabetically by surname within each town. The Stratford Library owns many volumes. The Town Clerk's office and the Stratford Historical Society (see Libraries, Museums & Archives in Stratford ) both own the Barbour Index, citation of which is usually acceptable proof that a record exists. The Stratford Town Clerk's office has Stratford's vital records 1639-present. Connecticut vital records July 1,1897-present are also available at the Connecticut Department of Public Health -see Other Contacts
History and Genealogy Unit 231
Hartford, CT 06106
Major genealogy resource for the state. Barbour Collection of Vital Records, Hale Collections of Cemetery Inscriptions and Marriage & Death Notices, church records, family Bibles, land records, genealogies, court records, etc. CSL offers a limited genealogical index search for a fee.
410 Capitol Avenue
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Connecticut vital records July 1, 1897-present, available for a fee.
Stratford Library Association
2203 Main St., Stratford, CT 06615