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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City Hall - 59 Court Street
Westfield, MA 01085-3574
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.
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.