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Sacramental Records Inventory - Boston Parishes

Key:  Parish (Date of Establishment) [Ethnic Affiliation]

          Record type, date range    

 

Boston Proper  

Cathedral of the Holy Cross (1788)

Baptisms, 1789-1928

Marriages, 1789-1947

Confirmations, 1803, 1810-1823, 1864-1946

Burials, 1789-1822

Ordinations, 1815-1822

Holy Trinity (1836-2008) [German]

Baptisms, 1836-1949

Marriages, 1836-1944

Burials, 1907-1944

Deaths, 1856-1907

Immaculate Conception (1853)

Baptisms, 1865-1941

Marriages, 1870-1971

Confirmations, 1860-1900

Our Lady of Ostrobrama (1917-1967) [Polish]

Baptisms, 1916-1964

Marriages, 1916-1964

First Communions, 1953-1964

Confirmations, 1934-1964

Deaths, 1921-1964

Our Lady of Pompeii (1903-1967) [Italian]

Baptisms, 1903-1964

Marriages, 1903-1963

First Communions, 1931-1964

Confirmations, 1909-1964

Our Lady of Victories (1880-2016) [French]

Baptisms, 1880-1947

Marriages, 1880-1948

First Communions, 1885-1912

Confirmations, 1884-1920

Deaths, 1884-1885, 1889-1920

Sacred Heart (1888-2004) [Italian]

Baptisms, 1888-2004

Marriages, 1889-2004

First Communions, 1920-2005

Confirmations, 1901-1940

Deaths, 1930-1994

Saint Ann (1945-2004)

Baptisms, 1945-2004

Marriages, 1945-2004

First Communions, 1946-2000

Confirmations, 1948-2003

Sick Calls, 1976-1982

Deaths, 1964-2003

Saint Cecilia (1888)

Baptisms, 1889-1944

Marriages, 1888-1950

First Communions, 1901-1951

Sick Calls, 1943-1990

Deaths, 1952-1977

Saint James the Greater (1854)

Baptisms, 1854-1903

Marriages, 1855-1908

Confirmations, 1854-1900

Saint John the Baptist/Free Church (1843)

In 1862, St John the Baptist became St Stephen  

All records kept under St Stephen  

Saint Joseph (1862) 

Baptisms, 1862-1932

Marriages, 1862-1923

Confirmations, 1895-1953

Saint Leonard of Port Maurice (1873) [Italian]

Baptisms, 1873-1972

Marriages, 1873-2007

First Communions, 1943-1959

Confirmations, 1876-2002

Deaths/Burials, 1966-2004

Saint Mary (1834-1992)

Baptisms, 1836-1992

Marriages, 1836-1992

First Communions, 1866-1975

Confirmations, 1866-1973

 Saint Stephen (1843-1992)

Prior to 1862, St Stephen was known as St John the Baptist  

Baptisms, 1842-2006

Marriages, 1842-2006

First Communions, 1875-1985

Confirmations, 1875-1981

 

Boston (Allston)  

St Anthony of Padua (1895)

Baptisms, 1896-1940

Marriages, 1896-1939

First Communions, 1926-1942

Confirmations, 1901-1955

 

Boston (Brighton)  

Cardinal’s Residence

Baptisms, 1958-2004

Marriages, 1958-2000

Our Lady of Presentation (1909-2004)

Baptisms, 1909-2004

Marriages, 1910-2004

First Communions, 1925-2004

Confirmations, 1915-2004

Saint Columbkille (1871)

Baptisms, 1857-1944

Marriages, 1857-1947

Confirmations, 1855-1956

Deaths, 1937-1948

Saint Gabriel (1934-2006)

Baptisms, 1912-2006

Marriages, 1930-2007

First Communions, 1929-2006

Confirmations, 1930-2006

Sick Calls, 1990-1992

 

Boston (Charlestown)  

Saint Catherine of Siena (1887-2006*)

*Merged with Saint Mary, Charlestown.  

Baptisms, 1888-2006

Marriages, 1888-2006

First Communions, 1922-2005

Confirmations, 1894-2003

Death and Burials, 1997-2006

Saint Francis de Sales (1859)

Baptisms, 1861-1942

Marriages, 1862-1925

Saint Mary (1828-2006*)

*Merged with Saint Catherine, Charlestown)  

Baptisms, 1829-2008

Marriages, 1830-2006

First Communions, 1939-2005

Confirmations, 1908-2006

Sick Calls, 1927-1943

Deaths/Burials, 1823 -1836, 1957 – 1972

 

Boston (Dorchester)  

 

Saint Ambrose (1914)

Baptisms, 1914-1939

Marriages, 1914-1940

Saint Ann (1889)

Baptisms, 1889-1904

Deaths, 1933-1942

Saint Gregory (1862)

Baptisms, 1859-1944

Marriages, 1863-1946

First Communions, 1925-1953

Confirmations, 1866-1946

Sick Calls, 1915-1949

Saint Kevin (1945-1995)

Baptisms, 1945-1993

Marriages, 1945-1993

First Communions, 1946-1992

Confirmations, 1946-1992

Saint Leo (1902 – 1999)

Baptisms, 1902-1997

Marriages, 1902-1997

First Communions, 1945-1996

Confirmations, 1905-1992

Sick Calls, 1935-1961

Deaths, 1952-1980

Saint Margaret (1893-2004)

Baptisms, 1893-2004

Marriages, 1893-2004

First Communions, 1952-2004

Confirmations, 1894-2004

Deaths, 1997-2004

Saint Mark (1905)

Baptisms, 1905-1951

Marriages, 1906-1952

Confirmations, 1906-1958

Saint Matthew (1900)

Baptisms, 1900-1947

Marriages, 1900-1990

First Communions, 1927-2002

Confirmations, 1903-1968

Deaths, 1954-1984

Saint Paul (1907-1995)

Baptisms, 1908-1994

Marriages, 1908-1994

First Communions, 1924-1990

Confirmations, 1932-1993

Saint Peter (1872)

Baptisms, 1872-1955

Marriages, 1872-1944

Confirmations, 1882-1950

Saint William (1909-2004)

Baptisms, 1909-2004

Marriages, 1909-2004

First Communions, 1948-2004

Confirmations, 1911-2004

Deaths, 1992-2004

 

Boston (East)  

Most Holy Redeemer (1844)

Prior to 1856 Most Holy Redeemer was known as Saint Nicholas.  

Baptisms, 1844-1940

Marriages, 1844-1939

Confirmations, 1851-1956

Our Lady of the Assumption (1869)

Baptisms, 1869-1900

Marriages, 1870-1974

Confirmations, 1874-1895

Sacred Heart (1873)

Baptisms, 1873-1906

Confirmations, 1874-1895

Saint Joseph (1914-1985)

Baptisms, 1914-1985

Marriages, 1914-1982

First Communions, 1952-1976

Confirmations, 1917-1976

Saint Lazarus (1892-1985)

Baptisms, 1904-1987

Marriages, 1904-1973

Confirmations, 1907-2002

Internments, 1904-1963

Deaths, 1964-2000

Saint Mary Star of the Sea (1864-2004)

Baptisms, 1866-2004

Marriages, 1870-2004

Confirmations, 1884-2004

First Communions, 1941-2004 

Saint Nicholas

See Most Holy Redeemer, East Boston.  

 

Boston (Forest Hills)  

Saint Andrew (1918-2004)

Baptisms, 1918-2000

Marriages, 1918-1991

First Communions, 1946-2000

Confirmations, 1920-2000

Deaths, 1923-2000

 

Boston (Hyde Park)  

Most Precious Blood (1870)

Called Church of the Epiphany 1870-1875, records from 1870-1880 are incomplete due to fire.  

Baptisms, 1870-1938 [gaps 1872-1878]

Marriages, 1870-1934 [gaps 1872-1878]

Confirmations, 1880-1927

Saint Adalbert (1913-2011) [Polish]

Baptisms, 1912-2010

Marriages, 1912-2004

First Communions, 1918-2008

Confirmations, 1924-2005

Internments, 1913-2011

Saint Joseph (1938-2004)

Baptisms, 1938-2004

Marriages, 1938-2004

First Communions, 1938-2004

Confirmations, 1941-2001

Sick Calls, 1952-1984

Deaths, 1952-1983

 

Boston (Jamaica Plain)  

Blessed Sacrament (1891-2004)

Baptisms, 1892-1932

Marriages, 1892-1940

First Communions, 1912-1938

Confirmations, 1892-1941

Saint Thomas Aquinas (1869)

Baptisms, 1869-1923

Marriages, 1869-1907

Confirmations, 1869-1928

First Communions, 1899-1927 [with gaps]

 

Boston (Mattapan)  

Saint Angela Merici (1907)

Baptisms, 1908-1946

Marriages, 1908-1948

 

Boston (Readville)  

Saint Anne (1919)

Baptisms, 1919-1934

Confirmations, 1921-1933

 

Boston (Roslindale)  

Sacred Heart (1893)

Baptisms, 1893-1921

Marriages, 1893-1928

 

Boston (Roxbury)  

All Saints (1894-1973)

Baptisms, 1896-1975

Marriages, 1896-1971

First Communions, 1950-1964

Confirmations, 1950-1970

Death/Burials, 1946-1952

Our Lady of Perpetual Help/Mission Church (1869)

Baptisms, 1883-1901

Marriages, 1883-1913

Confirmations, 1885-1909

Saint Francis de Sales (1867-1990)

Baptisms, 1861-1925

Marriages, 1861-1928

Confirmations, 1876-1932

Saint Joseph (1845-2002)

Baptisms, 1845-2001

Marriages, 1845-1999

First Communions, 1950-1999

Confirmations, 1869-2001
Sick Calls, 1949-1964

Deaths/Burials, 1953-2001

Saint Patrick (1836)

Baptisms, 1836-1968

Marriages, 1836-1955

First Communions, 1947-1995

Confirmations, 1871-1960

Saint Philip (1895-1990)

Baptisms, 1895-1923

Marriages, 1895-1908

Confirmations, 1896-1937

Saint Richard (1895-1990)

Baptisms, 1935-1962

Marriages, 1945-1962

First Communions, 1938-1963

Confirmations, 1934-1964

Deaths/Burials, 1946-1962

 

Boston (South)  

Gate of Heaven (1866)

Baptisms, 1866-1926

Marriages, 1867-1937

First Communions, 1873-1908

Confirmations, 1873-1908

Our Lady of Czestochowa (1893) [Polish]

Baptisms, 1893-1977

Marriages, 1893-1946

First Communions, 1940-1977

Confirmations, 1937-1952

Deaths/Burials, 1910-1985

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary (1884-1967)

Baptisms, 1884-1941

Marriages, 1884-1941

Confirmations, 1903-1939

Our Lady of Kazan – (1959-1993) [Byzantine Russian]

Marriages, 1960-1974

Saint Augustine (1868-2004*)

*Merged with Saint Monica, South Boston.  

Baptisms, 1868-1967

Marriages, 1868-2004

First communions, 1895-1998

Confirmations, 1896-2003

Saint Monica (1907-2004*)

*Merged with Saint Augustine, South Boston.  

Confirmations, 1924-1949

Saint Vincent de Paul (1848)

Baptisms, 1862-1925

Marriages, 1862-1909

Confirmations, 1879-1930

Sick Calls, 1932-1962

Saints Peter and Paul (1844-2000)

Baptisms, 1847-1990

Marriages, 1847-1994

First Communions, 1930-1994

Confirmations, 1865-1996

Deaths, 1949-1996

 

Boston (West Roxbury)  

Holy Name (1927)

Baptisms, 1927-1937

Marriages, 1927-1937

First Communions, 1929-1958

Confirmations, 1928-1958

Burials, 1937-1958

Saint Theresa of Avila (1895)

Baptisms, 1896-1954

Marriages, 1896-1953

First Communions, 1941-1962

Confirmations, 1902-1969

Sick Calls, 1968-1995

Deaths, 1969-1976