Early Church Records

Image of church recordFirst Parish Church of Acton records are available on microfilm (Town records, reel 10), in digital format on CD (available at the Reference Desk), and in lower-resoluion PDFs below. Note that the digital images were created from the microfilm, not from the original manuscripts. Three volumes are included:

 

Records of the Evangelical Congregational Church, 1832-1932 and Records of the Evangelical Society, 1832-1910, are available on microfilm (Town records, reel 25).

 

For the history of the early church in Acton, see:

A Brief History of the Acton Congregational Church [Frances Moretti, Church Historian; and committee, 1982].   (Ref 974.44 A188)

James L. Parker.  Division in Early Nineteenth Century Massachusetts Congregationalism: A Study of the Church in the Town of Acton.  Thesis, Tufts Univ., 1965. (Act Coll 974.44 A188)