Genealogy Resources

Medway, Massachusetts

For Locals

If you are local to Medway, take advantage of these resources at the Medway Public Library:

Local History Room

The Local History Room at the Medway Public Library contains many resources for Medway and Massachusetts. You’ll vital record books, annual reports, yearbooks, residents lists, maps, military references, and much more. Check in with the library staff to get access to the room. And bring a sweater – it’s generally cold!


From the computers in the library you can access research databases such Ancestry Library edition and (1851-1922) for free.

Online From Home

These other databases you can access from home after signing into your library account: The Boston Globe (1980-present), The Boston Herald Collection (1848-present), The New York Times (1985-present) and HeritageQuest Online which includes U.S. Census records, family and local history books, Revolutionary War records and Canada Census records.

Medway Maps