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Ancestry - Library edition (in-library use only)

Contains an extensive amount of genealogical data, such as vital, census, immigration, and military records.

(NOTE: Ancestry is temporarily available for remote access due to COVID-19; click here for Ancestry at Home)


Fold3 - Library edition (in-library use only)

Provides convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.



Heritage Quest (in-library use only)

Database of United States Census records, thousands of family histories, the PERSI database of periodical articles, and pension records from the Revolutionary War

(NOTE: For remote access, click here for HeritageQuest at Home)





Massachusetts Archives - Search the collection database, Index to Passenger Manifests, and Index to Vital Records


National Archives - Includes United States census, military, immigration, and naturalization records, as well as instruction for conducting your search


Town of Bourne Archives - The archives contains town records, family collections, photographs, slides, books, maps, oral histories, and other resources