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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, 1789-1925.
Confirmations, 1803, 1810-1823, 1864-1926.
Burials, 1789-1822.
Ordinations, 1815-1822.  

Holy Trinity (1836) [German]
Baptisms, 1836-1921.
Marriages, 1836-1914.
Deaths, 1856-1877.  

Immaculate Conception (1853)
Baptisms, 1865-1923.
Marriages, 1870-1971.
Confirmations, 1860-1900.  

Our Lady of Ostrobrama (1917) [Polish]
Baptisms, 1916-1964.
Marriages, 1916-1964.
Deaths, 1916-1964.  

Our Lady of Pompeii (1903) [Italian]
Baptisms, 1903-1964.
Marriages, 1903-1963
First Communions, 1909-1964.
Confirmations, 1909-1964.  

Our Lady of Victories (1880) [French]
Baptisms, 1880-1905.
Marriages, 1880-1911.
Confirmations, 1884-1920.
First Communions, 1885-1912.
Deaths, 1884-1885, 1889-1920.  

Sacred Heart (1888) 
Baptisms, 1888-1929.
Marriages, 1889-1928.  

St. Cecilia (1888)
Baptisms, 1889-1919.
Marriages, 1888-1911.  

St. James the Greater (1854)
Baptisms, 1854-1903.
Marriages, 1855-1908.
Confirmations, 1858-1900.  

St. John the Baptist/Free Church (1843)
In 1862, St. John the Baptist became St. Stephen.  
All records kept under St. Stephen.   

St. Joseph (1862)  
Baptisms, 1862-1932.
Marriages, 1862-1923.
Confirmations, 1895-1953.  

St. Leonard of Port Maurice (1873) [Italian]
Baptisms, 1873-1929.
Marriages, 1873-1922.
Confirmations, 1876-1935.  

St. Mary (1834)
Baptisms, 1836-1921.
Marriages, 1836-1921.
First Communions, 1866-1915.
Confirmations, 1866-1911.  

St. Stephen (1843)
Prior to 1862, St. Stephen was known as St. John the Baptist.
Baptisms, 1842-1947.
Marriages, 1842-1928.
First Communions, 1875-1930.
Confirmations, 1875-1930.   

Boston (Brighton)  

St. Columbkille (1871)
Baptisms, 1857-1900.
Marriages, 1857-1907.
Confirmations, 1855-1895.   

Boston (Charlestown)  

St. Catherine of Siena (1887)
Baptisms, 1888-1921.
Marriages, 1888-1941.
Confirmations, 1894-1944.   

St. Francis de Sales (1859)
Baptisms, 1861-1893.
Marriages, 1862-1908.  

St. Mary (1828)
Baptisms, 1829-1918.
Marriages, 1830-1909.
Confirmations, 1925-1933.
Sick Calls, 1927-1943.
Deaths/Burials, 1823-1836.   

Boston (Dorchester)  

St. Ann (1889)
Baptisms, 1889-1904.
Deaths, 1933-1942.  

St. Gregory (1862)
Baptisms, 1859-1913.
Marriages, 1863-1913.
Sick Calls, 1915-1949.   

St. Leo (1902)
Baptisms, 1902-1949.
Marriages, 1902-1922.
Confirmations, 1905-1950.
Sick Calls, 1935-1961.  

St. Margaret (1893)
Baptisms, 1893-1918.
Marriages, 1893-1919.
Confirmations, 1894-1915.  

St. Peter (1872)
Baptisms, 1872-1895.
Marriages, 1872-1897.
Confirmations, 1882-1928.   

Boston (East)  

Most Holy Redeemer (1844)  

Prior to 1856 Most Holy Redeemer was known as St. Nicholas
Baptisms, 1844-1926.
Marriages, 1844-1939.
Confirmations, 1851-1956.   

Our Lady of the Assumption (1869)
Baptisms, 1869-1900.
Marriages, 1870-1897.
Confirmations, 1874-1894.   

Sacred Heart (1873)
Baptisms, 1873-1906.
Confirmations, 1874-1895.    

St. Joseph (1914)
See Boston (East), Most Holy Redeemer for records prior to 1914. 
Records after 1914 are at the parish. 
 

St. Lazarus (1892)
Baptisms, 1904-1917.    

St. Mary Star of the Sea (1864)
Baptisms, 1866-1897.
See: St. John the Baptist (Boston) and Holy Redeemer (East Boston) for records prior to 1865.    

Boston (Forest Hills)  

St. Andrew (1918)
Deaths, 1967-1977.  

Boston (Hyde Park)  

Most Precious Blood (1870)
Called Church of the Epiphany 1870-1875 when the church burned. 
Records from 1870-1880 are incomplete.
Baptisms, 1870-1916 [gaps 1872-1878].
Marriages, 1870-1915 [gaps 1872-1878].
Confirmations, 1880-1920.  

Boston (Jamaica Plain)  

Blessed Sacrament (1891)
Baptisms, 1892-1903.
Marriages, 1892-1908.
Confirmations, 1892-1910.    

St. Thomas Aquinas (1869)
Baptisms, 1869-1923.
Marriages, 1869-1907.
Confirmations, 1869-1928.
First Communions, 1899-1927 [with gaps].  

Boston (Roslindale)
Sacred Heart (1893)
Baptisms, 1893-1921.
Marriages, 1893-1928.  

Boston (Roxbury)  

All Saints (1894)
Baptisms, 1896-1908.
Marriages, 1896-1908.  

Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help/Mission Church (1869) 
Baptisms, 1883-1901.
Marriages, 1883-1913.
Confirmations, 1885-1909.  

St. Francis de Sales (1867)
Baptisms, 1861-1928.
Marriages, 1861-1928.
Confirmations, 1876-1932.  

St. Joseph (1845)
Baptisms, 1845-1901.
Baptisms [NE Hospital], 1885-1901.
Marriages, 1845-1901.
Confirmations, 1869-1871.  

St. Patrick (1836)
Baptisms, 1836-1968.
Marriages, 1836-1955.
First Communions, 1947-1988.
Confirmations, 1871-1960.  

St. Philip (1895)
Baptisms, 1895-1923.
Marriages, 1895-1908.
Confirmations, 1896-1937.  

Boston (South)  

Gate of Heaven (1866)
Baptisms, 1866-1900.
Marriages, 1867-1916.
First Communions, 1873-1908.
Confirmations, 1873-1908.  

Our Lady of Czestochowa (1893) [Polish]
Baptisms, 1893-1917.
Marriages, 1893-1916.  

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary (1884)
Baptisms, 1884-1936.
Marriages, 1884-1941.
Confirmations, 1903-1939.  

St. Augustine (1868)
Baptisms, 1868-1922.
Marriages, 1868-1921.
Marriage Promises, 1908-1919.
First communions, 1919-1931.
Confirmations, 1896-1933.  

St. Vincent de Paul (1848)
Baptisms, 1862-1909.
Marriages, 1862-1909.
Confirmations, 1879-1930.  

SS. Peter and Paul (1844)
Baptisms, 1847-1917.
Marriages, 1847-1910.
Confirmations, 1865-1905.  

Boston (West Roxbury)  

Holy Name (1927)
Baptisms, 1927-1937.
Marriages, Aug. – Dec. 1937.
First Communions, 1929-1958.
Confirmations, 1928-1958.
Burials, 1937-1958.  

St. Theresa (1895)
Baptisms, 1896-1954.
Marriages, 1896-1941.
First Communions, 1941-1953.
Confirmations, 1902-1935.