Londonderry, Vermont

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Brief History

Londonderry was first chartered in 1770 by New York to one Col. James Rogers and was known as Kent which then included what is now Windham. The town was again chartered by act of the new Vermont Legislature on April 20, 1780. In this charter the township was named Londonderry after Londonderry, NH.  [1][2]

Historical Data

Town Histories

The history of Londonderry with genealogical sketches, by Addison E. Cudworth (1936) - view a digital copy of this book online free of charge.

Vital Records

FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.

Probate Records

The probate district for Londonderry is Westminster.
Westminster Probate Court
PO Box 47
Bellows Falls, VT 05101
Phone: (802) 463-3019

City Directories

Maps

1869 map of Londonderry

Cemeteries

The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Londonderry. For location of cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Windham County, website at this link.  

Churches

Town Records

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1790-2001, can be found on FamilySerach (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Londonderry Town Clerk's Office. These include  Londonderry, Vermont, vital records 1857-1951 and indexes 1781-1908Death certificates 1897-2002, and Land records, 1782-1906; with general index.

Town of Londonderry
100 Old School Street
South Londonderry, VT 05155
Phone: 802-824-3356
Email: londontown@vermontel.net
Website: http://www.londonderryvt.org/index.html

Newspapers

The Manchester Journal

Libraries and Historical Societies

Londonderry Historical Society
PO Box 114
South Londonderry, VT 05155
Website: http://www.londonderryvt.org/LHS.html

South Londonderry Free Library
PO Box 95
15 Old School Street
South Londonderry, VT 05155
Phone: 802-824-3371
Website: http://www.londonderryvt.org/library.html

References

  1. About Londonderry, Londonderry Historical Society http://www.londonderryvt.org/LHS.html
  2. History of the Town of Londonderry, VT, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindhamLondonderry.html

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