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New London Genealogy Related Sites
details ('Connecticut, New London, New London')
LDS Family History Library Catalog: Town of New London Resources
details ('Connecticut, New London')
LDS Family History Library Catalog: New London County Resources
New London County, CT GenWeb resources:
general; specific - VR info, graveyards... ; official state library; booksellers; societies; etc... sites for the state of CT
general, booksellers, cem/obits, maps, copyright/citing, online multi-media, genealogy programs, search engines, societies, tools...
New London History
|New London, located in southeastern CT at the mouth of the Thames
River, is bounded on the north and west by Waterford, on the east by the Thames River and
on the south by Long Island Sound. It covers 7.3 sq. miles and has a population of approx.
The town, first settled in 1646, was founded by John Winthrop, the younger - son of the John Winthrop who led the second Puritan emigration from England. The town was named in 1658 and wasn't incorporated until 1784.
"During the American Revolution, it was an important base for privateers, and it was attacked and burned in 1781 by British forces led by the former American general Benedict Arnold." 1
Several towns in New London County were formed from sections of New London:
1 "New London," in Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, Vol. 17 (New York: Funk & Wagnalls, Inc., 1979), p. 304.
New London History site(s) on-line:
New London Resources
Churches Libraries, Societies and Museums
Local Government Maps General area information
New London Roll Call!
Calling for Town of New London Surnames!
|Have you researched a New London family surname? Do you have a
website with genealogy data on-line of a New London surname/family? If so come add your
surname(s) to this listing with your website or E-mail address so others with similar
interests may share. This listing will contain first the New London related surname and
then the researcher's website or E-mail address.
Volunteers needed!!! Click: HERE
Do you have any New London, New London County or/and Connecticut resources such as published VRs, probate records, land records, burial records, church records, court records, histories, family genealogies, etc... in book, microfilm, or CD format? Please, contact me if you are interested in being a Look-up volunteer.
Do you have a website with any New London resources like transcripts of genealogies, VRs, or/and family genealogy charts, reports, etc... of New London families? Please contact me if you want a link on this site to yours.
Do you have any transcriptions of New London records or/and family genealogy reports in file format not up on the Internet anywhere? Please, contact me if you are willing to have them turned into a webpage(s) (HTML coded), linked to this site and credited to you.
Please use subject: New London Volunteer.
Do note, I live no where near CT and have never lived in New London County. I have no other resources for the area than those on this site. If you have a problem with any pages or links on this site, please send an E-mail message to me:
- Telling the specific problem.
- Giving page address/URL of the page where the problem/broken link/etc... is located.
Using "New London site problems" as subject.
USGenWeb New London, CT, commenced 13 Apr 1999.
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Last Updated: 26-Nov-2009
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