Westfield

Year Incorporated
As a town: 1669
As a city: 1920



Site Resources

From the rootsweb archives: Transcription of the 1790 Westfield and 1800-1830 Russell, MA census. Russell was part of Westfield in 1790.

The Last Will and Testament of Thomas Noble, paternal 9th great grandfather of Olin Clayton of Raymond, Il. and an image of William Montgomery Gage, the great, great grandfather of Olin Dale Clayton of Raymond, Il. William Gage's grandson was William Montgomery Gage, who married Salome Noble, a grandaughter of Thomas Noble of Westfield, Massachusetts. Also, a narrative of the Noble - Gage Genealogy is available. Submitted by Mrs. Barbara Clayton, thanks!

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Town Clerk
413-572-6235
413-572-6274 fax
City Hall - 59 Court Street
Westfield, MA 01085-3574
M-Fr: 9a-5p

City Clerk Web Site
(With List of Fees)


Cemeteries

CEMETERY NAME
ESTABLISHED
ADDRESS (if known)
OTHER
St Mary's Cemetery (Catholic) unknown St Mary's Cemetery
30 Bartlett St,
Westfield, MA
01085-3006
Phone: (413)568-7775
Map
Church: St. Mary
Pine Hill Cemetery Earliest burials, early 1800's Pine Hill Cemetery
140 W Silver St,
Westfield, MA 01085-3637
Phone: (413)568-7026
Map Map 2
Old Mundale Cemetery unknown one section on Granville Road, right side going west
one section off Granville Road, in the woods on what used to be Munn's Meadow Rd. Right side going west
Westfield, MA
Contributed by Fred Sackett
Map Unavailable
unknown unknown A large cemetery on Western Ave.
As you go west out of downtown Westfield toward the State College. It is on the north side of Western Ave.
Contributed by Peter Robinson.
Map
Mechanics Street Cemetery Earliest burials, mid- 1600's on Mechanics St. East side of Rd.
Westfield, MA
Contributed by Fred Sackett

Note: Cemetery is locked at the gate, and the key is at the Westfield Athenaeum, the library which is located downtown, at the south end of Elm (?) St., near the statue of General Shepard in the square. Contributed by Peter Robinson.

Map
Middle Farms Cemetery unknown intersection of Russellville Rd. and North Rd.
Westfield, MA
Contributed by Fred Sackett
Map
St. Joseph's Cemetery unknown intersection of Southhampton Rd. and Apremont Way
Westfield, MA
Contributed by Fred Sackett
Map
Official Name unknown. unknown Cemetery on Lockhouse Rd. right side of road going northwest do not know the name of it.
Westfield, MA
Contributed by Fred Sackett
Map Unavailable
Sackett Cemetery (unverified) unknown Information on a Sackett Cemetery close to the intersection of Western Ave. and North west Road, but have not been able to locate it.
Westfield, MA
Contributed by Fred Sackett
Map Unavailable


Other Pertinent Resources

A Record of Marriages, Births and Deaths in Westfield, Massachusetts prior to the year 1700. Communicated by the Rev. Emerson Davis of that town. Corresponding Member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. From the New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume VI, July 1852, pages 265-271.

Seventy-five pages from the Official Souvenir Program from the Westfield 250th Anniversary Celebration held August 31 - September 3, 1919. Includes a historic time line, profiles of many organizations, numerous photographs. Hundreds of Westfield people were involved in the celebratory preparation and their names and committees are listed here.

State Normal School, Westfield, Massachusetts, Triennial 1839 - 1907. Book has been completely reproduced. I like it because it actually lists female teachers with both maiden and married names. Lots of photographs and some history of the Normal School. Brief bios of the principals to 1907, listing of administrators and teachers with the years they were employed at this school.

Official Westfield Home Page

Chamber of Commerce

Westfield Athenaeum (Library)

Westfield State College

Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development: List of Communities with Profiles.

Westfield Community Profile (DHCD) Department of Housing and Community Development statistics including government, population, education and other statistical distributions

Commonwealth Communities listed by county All communities in Massachusetts profiled here and organized by county.

Commonwealth Community Profile & Links related to the town including addresses of libraries.