Barrington, Rhode Island

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Bristol_County,_Rhode_Island|Bristol County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Barrington''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] Barrington''  
  
==== Quick Facts  ====
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=== Quick Facts  ===
  
 
{{Wikipedia|Barrington, Rhode Island}}  
 
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*The Baptist residents petititoned for separation from [[Swansea, Massachusetts|Swansea]] in 1711.
 
*The Baptist residents petititoned for separation from [[Swansea, Massachusetts|Swansea]] in 1711.
  
*Barrington was incorporated as a separate town in 1717, named for [[Barrington,_Somersetshire|Barrington]], [[Somersetshire|Somersetshire]], [[England|England]] where the English settlers came from.
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*Barrington was incorporated as a separate town in 1717, named for [[Barrington, Somersetshire|Barrington]], [[Somersetshire|Somersetshire]], [[England|England]] where the English settlers came from.
  
 
*1747, Barrington was ceded to Rhode Island but made part of Town of [[Warren, Rhode Island|Warren]], Rhode Island.
 
*1747, Barrington was ceded to Rhode Island but made part of Town of [[Warren, Rhode Island|Warren]], Rhode Island.
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*In late 19th and early 20th century Barrington was home of the Barrington Brick works, which made bricks that were used worldwide. Many of laborers were from Italy and worked in the brickyard. Their descendants still make up a sizeable portion of the town population.
 
*In late 19th and early 20th century Barrington was home of the Barrington Brick works, which made bricks that were used worldwide. Many of laborers were from Italy and worked in the brickyard. Their descendants still make up a sizeable portion of the town population.
  
==== Town Hall  ====
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=== Town Hall  ===
  
 
283 County Road <br>Barrington, RI 02806-2406  
 
283 County Road <br>Barrington, RI 02806-2406  
  
== Resources ==
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== Resources ==
  
 
=== Biographies  ===
 
=== Biographies  ===
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=== Directories  ===
 
=== Directories  ===
  
*Warren and Barrington Directory, 1897: comprising a complete general and business directory of the towns of Warren and Barrington, also, a record of the town governments, institutions, societies, etc.  
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*Warren and Barrington Directory, 1897: comprising a complete general and business directory of the towns of Warren and Barrington, also, a record of the town governments, institutions, societies, etc. {{FHL|349814||item}}
**[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=349814 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog Film 1000918
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=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
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==Societies, Libraries and Museums==
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184439 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Town of Barrington
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184439 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Town of Barrington
 
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Contents

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
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  • Barrington was originally part of Swansea, Massachusetts from its incorporation in 1667, then part of the Plymouth Colony until its merger with the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1691.
  • The Baptist residents petititoned for separation from Swansea in 1711.
  • 1747, Barrington was ceded to Rhode Island but made part of Town of Warren, Rhode Island.
  • 1770, its independence was restored by the act of the Rhode Island legislature.
  • In late 19th and early 20th century Barrington was home of the Barrington Brick works, which made bricks that were used worldwide. Many of laborers were from Italy and worked in the brickyard. Their descendants still make up a sizeable portion of the town population.

Town Hall

283 County Road
Barrington, RI 02806-2406

Resources

Biographies

Cemeteries

Census

  • Federal Census: 1790 . 1800 . 1810 . 1820 . 1830 . 1840 . 1850 . 1860 . 1870 . 1880 . 1900 . 1910 . 1920 . 1930
    • 1790 - The USGenWeb Archives Project

Databases

  • Some databases are accessible at the Barrington Public Library
    • Britannica Online
    • Rhode Island's State Reference Resource (including Heritagequestonline, World Book Online, etc.)

Directories

  • Warren and Barrington Directory, 1897: comprising a complete general and business directory of the towns of Warren and Barrington, also, a record of the town governments, institutions, societies, etc. FHL 349814

Land and Property

Military Records

Newspapers

  • The Warren Gazette and Barrington Call (1907)
  • Warren and Barrington Gazette (1907)
  • The Bristol County Item (1906)
  • Barrington Times (1958)
    • Barrington Public Library
  • The Barrington Herald (1860)
  • The Gleaner  (1871)
    • University of California, Santa Barbara

Probate Records

  • The probate records are kept at the town level rather than at the county level.
  • The records usually are: wills, guardianships, inventories, estate settlements, inventories, sales, land divisions and payments to heirs and/or creditors.

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References