Local History Room

Kathy Meagher

Local History Librarian



Billerica by the Book

Read all about it!!

 Vital Records


Mitchell Boys School

The Great Deed

Deed of the town from Cambridge proprietors

Genealogy Resources

Helpful links to get you started

Double Dating?

Early Calendar Changes

Points of Interest by Nicholas Lazott

Military Monuments

Billerica Center Historical Walking Tour

Take along guide

Best printed to 8.5x14

By Mary Kate McCarron

Girl Scout Silver Award Project


Witchcraft in Billerica

Middlesex Canal Association





Heritage Quest

Your library's resource for U.S. federal census data, Freedman's Bank Records, Revolutionary War Pension, and more.  (Billerica Library Bar Code Required)


Note: If you have a personal firewall on your home computer you may be redirected to a page asking for a login and password. Please call ProQuest at 1-800-889-3358 for instructions on how to get around this.


1940 Census