Berkshire County Probate Records (Massachusetts)

Search for Berkshire County, MA probate records. A probate record search provides information on wills, estate distributions, heirs, surviving dependents, creditors, court ordered distributions, probate petitions, estate accounts, estate inventories, and genealogical information.


Berkshire County Clerks maintain and preserve important records for a county or local jurisdiction in Berkshire County, MA. This can include probate records, which may date back decades or centuries. Berkshire County probate records include information on the distribution of an estate, named heirs, any creditors, and any dependents. These records can include documents on bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be useful for Berkshire County genealogical research, as they establish a range of important personal information about the deceased individual, including previous residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. The Clerk's Office may provide online access to Berkshire County probate records through a searchable database.

Adams Town Clerk Adams MA 8 Park Street 01220 413-743-8320

Berkshire County Clerk Pittsfield MA 76 East Street 01201 413-499-7487

Cheshire Town Clerk Cheshire MA 80 Church Street 01225 413-743-1690

Clarksburg Town Clerk Clarksburg MA 111 River Road 01247 413-663-8247

North Adams City Clerk North Adams MA 10 Main Street 01247 413-662-3015

Pittsfield Clerk Pittsfield MA 24 Wendell Avenue 01201 413-442-5468

Richmond Town Clerk Richmond MA 1529 State Road 01254 413-698-3315

Sheffield Town Clerk Sheffield MA 21 Depot Square 01257 413-229-8752

West Stockbridge Clerk West Stockbridge MA 21 State Line Road 01266 413-232-0300


Berkshire County Courts are judicial bodies that operate at the federal, state, and local level to resolve legal disputes, including civil matters such as probate cases in Berkshire County, MA. During a Berkshire County probate case, courts create and preserve records on the will, including records on the distribution of estates, named heirs, creditors, and any dependents. Berkshire County Courts also maintain records on petitions, bonds, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as any court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be an important source for genealogical research, because they contain important personal information about the deceased individual, including occupations, Berkshire County land ownership, military service, residences, and any adoptions. Courts may provide online access to Berkshire County probate records.

Berkshire Superior Court Pittsfield MA 76 East Street 01201 413-499-7487

Northern Berkshire District Court North Adams MA 111 Holden Street 01247 413-663-5339

Pittsfield District Court Pittsfield MA 24 Wendell Avenue 01201 413-442-5468

Southern Berkshire District Court Great Barrington MA 9 Gilmore Avenue 01230 413-528-3520


Berkshire County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Berkshire County, MA. This may include Berkshire County probate records that date back decades or even centuries. These probate records contain a range of important information, including the distribution of the estate, heirs named in the will, any creditors, and surviving dependents. The Berkshire County public records may also include bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories created during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records are an important source for genealogical research, as they provide personal information about the deceased individual, including the names of children and spouses, residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. Archives may provide online access to Berkshire County probate records through searchable databases.

Pittsfield National Archive Pittsfield MA 10 Conte Drive 01201 413-236-3600