Historical Records
Approximately 80,000 of Gloucester County ’s historical documents are housed at the Gloucester County Historical Society.  Please contact the historical society directly at 856-845-4771  to locate the following record series:

All handwritten Deed Books 1784 – 1878
Ancient Deeds 1884
Mortgage Books A-Z 1755 – 1855
290 Justice of the Peace Books
Roads Commissioners’ Reports 1819 – 1913*
Road Petitions 1814 – 1902
Roads Records 1852 – 1900*
Roads Surveys 1801 – 1832, 1833 – 1920
Sale Order 1921 – 1923
Search - Property 1861, 1875, 1878
Statements 1838 – 1923
Special Bail 1804, 1809, 1815, 1869, 1875
Subpoenas 1805 – 1829, 1836 – 1905*
Transcripts 1821 – 1914*
Writs of Inquiry 1801 – 1883
Township Records 1829 – 1851
Supreme Court Records 1805 – 1899
Surveyors Appointments & Records 1897 – 98
Motor Vehicles 1916 – 1920
Narratives 1801 – 1881*
Railroads 1832 – 1912
Receipts 1804
Physicians Records 1830 – 1905
Pleas 1801 – 1904
Promissory Notes 1 1820 – 1916
Summons 1829 – 1916
Judgments on Bonds 1801 – 1877
Land Committee Reports 1801 – 1912*
Petitions 1812 – 1923*
Orders of Publication 1864, 1867
Pardons 1888, 1903
Oaths of Affirmation 1834 – 1899*
Pension Records 1895
Power of Attorney 1880 – 90, 1907
Domestic Relations 1944 – 1947
Cancellation of Mortgage Indexes 1908 – 1956
Oaths of Office 1908
Judgment Docket Supreme Court Book A circa 1848
Judgments Docketed A Pleas circa 1849
Canvasser Election Reports 1924 – 1992
Docket Book Volume 275 1897 – 1899
Minute Books of Common Pleas Number 16 1820 – 1821
Minute Books of Common Pleas Number 19 1825 – 1827
Minute Books of Common Pleas Number 20 1827 – 1828
Minute Books of Common Pleas Number 21 1829 – 1930
Minute Books of Common Pleas Number 22 1831 – 1832
Minute Books of Common Pleas Number 23 1833 – 1834
Minute Books of Common Pleas Number 24 1834 – 1836
Minute Books of Common Pleas Number 25 1836 – 1838
Minute Books of Common Pleas Number 26 1838 – 1841
Minute Books of Common Pleas Number 27 1841 – 1846
Minute Books of Common Pleas Number 28 1846 – 1857
Minute Books of Common Pleas Number 29 1857 – 1872
Minute Books of Common Pleas Number 31 1891 – 1903
Bonds – Warrants 1801 – 1899
Affidavits 1803 – 1927
Agreements 1802 – 1921
Appeals 1809 – 1889
Claims 1824 –
Collectors Reports 1880 –
Appointments – Officers 1904 – 1916
Assessments of damages circuit crt. 1854 – 1873
Assignments of Trust (Misc Book) 1845 – 1925
Convictions 1866 – 1924
Tax Receipts 1868 – 1927
Tavern Licenses 1874 – 1919
Tax Records 1979 – 1916
Miscellaneous Records 1826 – 1889
Power Attorney 1817
Naturalization Index 1926 – May 22, 1958
3 – Minute Books – Circuit Court 1798 – 1857
2 – Minute Books – Oyer and Terminer
3 – Minute Books – Quarter Sessions 1821 – 1875
9 – Minute Books – Quarter Sessions – Common Pleas – 1793 – 1825
Receipts 1854 – 1928
Releases 1870 – 1905
Resolutions 1880
Tax Receipts 1917 – 1927
Taxes 1879 – 1916
Tavern Licenses 1917 – 1919
Tax Receipts 1864 – 1904
Tax Receipts 1905 – 1916
Land Confirmations 1873 – 1899
Liens & Leases
Misc. 1810 – 1920
Master Reports 1850
Mortgages 1882 – 1927
Tavern Licenses 1865 – 1916
Tax Receipts 1868 – 1904
Executions Books H, K, F, G, J, D 1790 – 1875
Executions in Debt Books B, C, D, E 1821 – 1881
Special Executions in Debt Book A 1849 – 1875
Execution in Debt Books 1, 2, 3 1876 – 1957
Executions on Docketed Judgments Books 1 – 7 1884 –
Special Executions Book 1 1876 – 1921
Execution Docket of Appeals Book 1 1825 – 1866
Minutes Supreme Court Book 1 1873 – 1918
Minutes Supreme Court Book 3
Municipal Officers Bonds Book 1
Special Executions Book 2
Executions in Case Book 2
Executions in Case Book C
Mortgage Judgments
Superior Court Central Equity Matrimonial Vol. 1 – 9
Superior Court Chancery Division Central Equity Vol. 5 – 7
Sealing Docket 15 Books 1746 – 1858
Sealing Docket Circuit Court 1838 – 1852
Judgments on Bonds Circuit Court Common Pleas Book 10 – 1884
Judgments Attachments Replevin on Appeal Book 3 1846 – 1938
Accusations of Larceny
Alms House Records
Assessments
Auditors Reports
Bail Bonds
Civil War Records
Court Costs
Coroners Reports
Court Transcripts
Revolutionary War Records
Jury Lists
Marriage Reports 1783 – 1880
Survey Records
Naturalization Proceedings 1808
Election Records & Returns 1888 – 1924
Peddlers Licenses
Petitions, Common Pleas Court 1933-1941
Petitions, Juvenile 1938
Firemen’s Association Ledger/Minute Books 1914-1993
General Index of Deeds, Books 1 and 2
1885 Time Capsule Artifacts:
The Temperance Gazette –newspaper
The Constitution, vol. L11 no. 18 – newspaper
The Times – newspaper
Weekly Item – newspaper
The Constitution, vol. L1 no.52 – newspaper
Public Ledger – newspaper
Supplement – newspaper
The Williamstown News – newspaper
The Constitution, vol. 6 no. 12
“…Enterprise” – newspaper
The Constitution, vol. L1 no. 8- newspaper
“…Democrat” – newspaper
“The Swede…” – newspaper
Loose papers
Document with coin
“First National Bank of Woodbury” letterhead
“…Your Weekly Witness”- newspaper
The Pioneer – newspaper
The Jersey Knight – newspaper
Green’s Diary Almanac -1, Pamphlet
Green’s Diary Almanac -2, Pamphlet
The Industries of New Jersey, Part 2 – pamphlet
Title unknown, pamphlet
Unknown book
“The Pioneer Prohibition Fund (A)” – page
“Temperance (B)” – newspaper
Loose Papers
“Journal of the Proceedings of Legislative Council of NJ” –pamphlet
“Improved Order of Red Men” document with tomahawk
Business Cards – written and printed
 
* Record series may be incomplete and/or inclusive dates may include gaps.