Suffolk County Probate Records

Search for Suffolk 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.


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

Boston City Clerk Boston MA 1 City Hall Square 02201 617-635-4600

Chelsea Clerk Chelsea MA 500 Broadway 02150 617-466-4054

Massachusetts Clerk Boston MA 1 Pemberton Square 02108 617-557-1020

Revere Clerk Revere MA 281 Broadway 02151 781-286-8162

Suffolk County Clerk Boston MA 3 Pemberton Square 02108 617-788-8175


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

Boston American Jewish Historical Archive Boston MA 101 Newbury Street 02116 617-226-1245

Boston Archive Boston MA 30 Millstone Road 02136 617-664-8679

Boston Archive Boston MA 220 William T Morrissey Boulevard 02125 617-727-2816

Boston Public Records Archive Boston MA 1 Ashburton Place 02108 617-727-2832

Boston Registry of Vital Records Archive Boston MA 150 Mount Vernon Street 02108 617-740-2600

Boston WGBH Media Library & Archive Boston MA 1 Guest Street 02135

Dorchester State Records Archive Boston MA 220 William T Morrissey Boulevard 02125 617-727-2470

Revere Police Records Archive Revere MA 400 Revere Beach Parkway 02151 781-286-8330

West Roxbury City Clerk Archive Boston MA 201 Rivermoor Street 02132 617-635-1195


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

Boston Municipal Court Boston MA 24 New Chardon Street 02114 617-788-8400

Brighton District Court Boston MA 52 Academy Hill Road 02135

Center District Court Boston MA 24 New Chardon Street 02114 617-788-8700

Charlestown District Court Boston MA 3 City Square 02129 617-242-5400

Chelsea District Court Chelsea MA 120 Broadway 02150 617-660-9357

Dorchester District Court Boston MA 510 Washington Street 02124 617-288-9500

East Boston District Court Boston MA 37 Meridian Street 02128 617-569-7550

Roxbury District Court Boston MA 85 Warren Street 02119 617-427-7000

South Boston District Court Boston MA 535 East Broadway 02127 617-268-8305

Suffolk County Superior Court Boston MA 3 Pemberton Square 02108 617-788-8160

West Roxbury District Court Boston MA 445 Arborway 02130 617-971-1200