Newstead, Erie County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Erie County
Town of Newstead


Church Records


Additional Resources:

Erie County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Newstead, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Newstead Public Library
33 Main Street
Akron, NY 14001
Phone: 716-542-2327

Genealogical Resources: Akron newspapers, dating back to 1878.

Grosvenor Room Genealogy
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 858-8900
Email form | blog

Genealogical Resources: Local histories, census records, church and cemetery records, city directories, ethnic and immigration research, African American research, published family histories, maps and atlases, military records and history, vital records, yearbooks and school records. The website includes dozens of guides for topics such as: African-American Genealogy, Canadian Genealogy, German Genealogy, Irish Genealogy, Italian Genealogy, Jewish Genealogy, Native American Genealogy, and Polish Genealogy.


Newstead Historical Society
P.O. Box 222
Akron, NY 14001
Phone: (716) 542-7022
Publishes: Newstead Historical Society Newsletter.

Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
25 Nottingham Court
Buffalo, NY 14216
Facebook page
Genealogical Resources: Library, Guide to Genealogical Materials, city directories, church records (many Roman Catholic parishes), cemetery transcriptions, censuses, genealogy books, obituary index to Buffalo newspapers (1811-2001), private papers, obituary request form, published family histories, list of professional researchers for hire.
Western New York Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 338
Hamburg, N.Y. 14075-0338
Genealogical Resources: Surname list, locality list, 1865 Census index, journal, research library.

Town Clerk

Town of Newstead, Clerk
5 Clarence Center Road
PO Box 227
Akron, NY 14001
Phone: 716-542-4572

Town Historian

Town of Newstead, Historian
5 Clarence Center Road
PO Box 227
Akron, NY 14001
Phone: 716-542-4573
Brief History

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Newstead, Erie County, New York Genealogy check:

  • Gordon L. Remington, New York Towns, Villages, and Cities: A Guide to Genealogical Sources (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002). American Ancestors online edition; At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974.7 D27r. Alphabetical list including date founded, if a town history exists, church and cemetery sources, and if a Civil War register (TCR) exists. The codes used under Church and Cemetery are defined in the link above the listing of towns, cities and villages.

Vital Records