Hampshire County Probate Records

Search for Hampshire 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.


Hampshire County Clerks maintain and preserve important records for a county or local jurisdiction in Hampshire County MA. This can include probate records, which may date back decades or centuries. Hampshire 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 Hampshire 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 Hampshire County probate records through a searchable database.

Amherst Town Clerk Amherst MA 4 Boltwood Avenue 01002 413-259-3035

Belchertown Town Clerk Belchertown MA 2 Jabish Street 01007 413-323-0281

Chesterfield Town Clerk Chesterfield MA 422 Main Road 01012 413-296-4741

Hadley Town Clerk Hadley MA 100 Middle Street 01035 413-584-1590

Hampshire County Clerk Northampton MA 15 Gothic Street 01060 413-584-5810

Northampton City Clerk Northampton MA 210 Main Street 01060 413-587-1224

South Hadley City Clerk South Hadley MA 116 Main Street 01075 413-538-5023

Southampton Town Clerk Southampton MA 8 East Street 01073 413-527-8392


Hampshire County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Hampshire County MA. This may include Hampshire 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 Hampshire 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 Hampshire County probate records through searchable databases.

Amherst Police Records Archive Amherst MA 111 Main Street 01002 413-259-3016

Northampton Police Records Archive Northampton MA 29 Center Street 01060 413-587-1106

Northampton Smith College Archive Northampton MA Alumnae Gymnasium 01063 413-585-2970


Hampshire 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 Hampshire County MA. During a Hampshire County probate case, courts create and preserve records on the will, including records on the distribution of estates, named heirs, creditors, and any dependents. Hampshire 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, Hampshire County land ownership, military service, residences, and any adoptions. Courts may provide online access to Hampshire County probate records.

Eastern Hampshire District Court Belchertown MA 205 State Street 01007 413-323-4056

Hampshire Superior Court Northampton MA 15 Gothic Street 01060 413-584-5810

Northampton District Court Northampton MA 15 Gothic Street 01060 413-584-7400