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Digital images of Reading Town records 1785-1988 are available online at [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMM5T-4YD%3A1405218497%3Fcc%3D1987653 FamilySearch].  
 
Digital images of Reading Town records 1785-1988 are available online at [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMM5T-4YD%3A1405218497%3Fcc%3D1987653 FamilySearch].  
  
The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Rochester Town Clerk's Office. These include&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/227509?availability=Family%20History%20Library Land records, 1760-1911; general index to land records, 1760-1886],&nbsp;&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/728600?availability=Family%20History%20Library Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1857-1997; index to births, marriages, deaths, 1770-1997],&nbsp;and&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/348088?availability=Family%20History%20Library Town and vital records, 1785-1858; miscellaneous records, 1781-1919].<br>  
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Reading Town Clerk's Office. These include&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/227509?availability=Family%20History%20Library Land records, 1760-1911; general index to land records, 1760-1886],&nbsp;&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/728600?availability=Family%20History%20Library Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1857-1997; index to births, marriages, deaths, 1770-1997],&nbsp;and&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/348088?availability=Family%20History%20Library Town and vital records, 1785-1858; miscellaneous records, 1781-1919].<br>  
  
Reading Town Clerk<br>799 Vermont Route 106<br>Reading, VT 05062<br>Phone: (802) 484-7250<br>Email: readingvermont@comcast.net<br>Website: [http://www.readingvt.govoffice.com/ http://www.readingvt.govoffice.com/]  
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Reading Town Clerk<br>799 Vermont Route 106<br>Reading, VT 05062<br>Phone: (802) 484-7250<br>Email: readingvermont@comcast.net<br>Website: [http://www.readingvt.govoffice.com/ http://www.readingvt.govoffice.com/]
  
 
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United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Windsor Gotoarrow.png Reading

Brief History

Reading was chartered June 6, 1761 and the town organized on March 30, 1780.

The Town of Reading includes Felchville, Hammondsville, and South Reading. Felchville is usually called Reading and is the location of the Town Hall/Post Office, the Reading Elementary School and the Reading Public Library. [1]

Historical Data

Town Histories

History of Reading, Windsor County, Vermont. Vol. II (1903), by Gilbert Asa Davis - Read this book free of charge online.

Centennial celebration, together with an historical sketch of Reading, Windsor County, Vermont : and its inhabitants from the first settlement of the town to 1874, by Gilbert A. Davis - view a digital version of this book at FamilySearch.

Vital Records

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

Probate Records

The probate district for Reading is Windsor.
Windsor Probate Court
PO Box 402 (Cota Fuel Bdg)
N. Springfield, VT 05150
Phone: (802) 886-2284

City Directories

Maps

Map of modern Reading.

Cemeteries

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

  • Amsden Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site
  • Baileys Cemetery
  • South Reading - inscriptions at Find A Grave site
  • Swain Cemetery

Churches

Town Records

Digital images of Reading Town records 1785-1988 are available online at FamilySearch.

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Reading Town Clerk's Office. These include Land records, 1760-1911; general index to land records, 1760-1886,  Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1857-1997; index to births, marriages, deaths, 1770-1997, and Town and vital records, 1785-1858; miscellaneous records, 1781-1919.

Reading Town Clerk
799 Vermont Route 106
Reading, VT 05062
Phone: (802) 484-7250
Email: readingvermont@comcast.net
Website: http://www.readingvt.govoffice.com/

Newspapers

The Vermont Standard

Libraries and Historical Societies

Reading Historical Society
PO Box 252
Reading, VT 05062
Phone: (802) 484-5738

Reading Public Library
717 VT Route 106
Reading, VT 05062
Phone: (802) 484-5588
Email: reading.public.library@comcast.net
Website: http://www.readinglibrary.org/

References

Adjacent towns: