If you need a copy of an article or an obituary from the Wareham Courier Microfilm, please contact us by email at mdyer@sailsinc.org with the following information:

  • Name of individual in article/obituary
  • Approximate date of article/obituary

There is a copy fee per page ($.15); please note that we are unable to support extended research requests,  anything eceeding 30 minutes will require a patron to book their own research appointment.

Wareham Cemetery Records – This website contains names of individuals buried in Wareham’s four cemetery’s along with photos of gravestones. It has been curated by Andrew Griffith.

Massachusetts Cultural Resource System – Information about historic homes/locations around the Commonwealth.

Plymouth County Registry of Deeds – Locate title information about houses and properties by searching for house or owner, and narrowing search by location in Wareham or elsewhere in Plymouth County.

1903-04 Resident and Business Directory of Rochester, Wareham, Marion and Mattapoisett (A.E. Foss & Co)

Doing genealogy research? 

  • Ancestry Library Edition. (Available IN LIBRARY USE Only)  This database delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos and more. Search more than 7,000 databases – which include immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, and maps.

For more digitized books, you can check out:


Looking for maps or atlases?

The State Library of Massachusetts has scanned two atlases that are in our Stone Room Collection, in color. The links are down below. You can view more digitized Massachusetts atlases here.

The Library of Congress has recently digitized several maps of local interest that are in our Stone Room Collection. The links for these maps are below.