The Hampshire Registry of Deeds online index with linked images database for Recorded Land is now back to 1928. The index and linked images for Registered Land and Plans is complete.
The Indexed information for Recorded Land starting with Book 936 and earlier will only have Document Number, Book and Page, Recorded Date, Document Type and Grantor/Grantee. It will not include Marginal References or Street Information.
The starting date will be periodically changing so please take note each time you begin a search.
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Recorded Land Documents Recorded after January 1, 1928.
All documents recorded after January 1, 1928 are searchable Name, Book and Page, Document Number, Property and Recorded Date Search. We recommend searching by names associated with those properties. Not all recorded documents have a specific property address associated with it.
Recorded Land Documents Recorded before January 1, 1928.
All images of recorded land documents are available for viewing with a Book and Page reference. There is no index associated with those images as the present time. They can be located in the Search Criteria menu by selecting “Unindexed Property Search”.
All Registered Land documents are indexed with associated images dating back to 1903. They can be searched by Owner’s name, Document Number, Book and Page, Certificate of Title number, Property address or Recorded Date. We recommend searching by names associated with those properties.
Each property owner gets a Certificate of Title when getting ownership of a property located in Land Court. That Certificate of Title will have any relevant document that is associated with that property listed on the Encumbrance Sheet.
Recorded Land Plans
All Recorded Land Plans are indexed with associated images dating back to 1800. They can be searched by Name, Book and Page, Document number, Property or Recorded Date.
Registered Land Plans
All Registered Land Plans are indexed with associated images dating back to 1899. They can be searched by Court Case Number, Property Search, Book and Page, Document and Recorded Date.
Beers Atlas Maps 1863
Images of the F. W. Beers Atlas Maps for Hampshire County are available on-line. Go to our online search www.masslandrecords.com and click on Search Criteria. Go to Plans and Book (Year) Search. The plans are located at Plan Book 2 Page 172. There are 35 pages associated with this atlas. Click on the view image tab (pop ups need to be disabled) and click on the next page arrow to navigate through the pages.
The records and maps from the Hampshire Proprietors books have been scanned and images are now available online. The seven Proprietors books consist of Hatfield which includes Bradstreet & Dennison Farm, Granby, Hadley, Narragansett Township No. 4, Northampton, Pelham and South Hadley and date from 1653 to 1835. There are separate files for the records and the indices for each town or township.
These records can be accessed by using the ‘Search our Records Online’ link, selecting Search Criteria, Recorded Land, Unindexed Property Search and entering the Index Code or Book Code from the chart shown below. Presently there is no identifying information for the index, so each page needs to be opened. We are currently working on a limited indexing process that can be entered into the system to make these indices more user-friendly.
|Hampshire Registry of Deeds Index Codes|
|Town Name||Index Code||Book Code|
To access Assessor’s Maps click on Search Criteria on our Search Screen. From the drop down list go to Plans and select Book (Year) Search.
To search the index insert the index code from the list below into the Book/Year and click on search. Click on the entry line on the left side of the screen. Click on the View Images tab on the right sign of the screen (pop up blockers need to be disabled). Here you will be able to locate the Map and Lot number.
To search the maps insert the Map Code listed below in the Book/Year search and click on search. Locate the map number you want and click on that line. Click on the View Image tab on the left of the screen (pop up blockers need to be disabled) to view the map.
|Hampshire Registry of Deeds Map Index Codes|