Bridport, Addison County, Vermont Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Addison Gotoarrow.png Bridport

Brief History

Bridport was chartered on October 9, 1761. The population was 1,218 at the 2010 census. [1]

Historical Data

Town Histories

There's only one Bridport in the U.S.A., by Wallace L Payne, Raymond H Lounsbury, Bridport Historical Society, et al - find this book in a library.

Vital Records

FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.

Probate Records

The probate district for Bridport is Addison.
Addison Probate Court
7 Mahady Court
Middlebury, VT 05753
Phone: (802) 388-2612

City Directories

Maps

1871 Bridport Township map

Cemeteries

The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Bridport. For location of cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont,Addison County, website at this link.  

  • Centeral Cemtery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Pine Hill Cemetery - inscriptions at this link.
  • Town Line Cemetery - inscriptions at this link.
  • Wells Cemetery - inscriptions at this link.

Churches

Town Records

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1782-1959, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Bridport Town Clerk's Office. These include Deeds, 1785-1851, and Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1868-1999; indexes to births, deaths, marriages, 1856-1999.

Bridport Town Clerk
82 Crown Point Road
P.O. Box 27 Bridport, VT 05734
Phone: (802) 758-2483
Clerk Email: bridporttown@gmavt.net

Newspapers

Burlington Free Press

Rutland Herald

Libraries and Historical Societies

Bridport Historical Society
VT Route 22A & Crown Point Road
Mailing Address: 3177 Crown Point Road
Bridport, VT 05734
Email: msunderland@gmavt.net
Phone: (802) 758-2654

References

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