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1 CD: Our County and Its People: A Descriptive and Biographical Record of Bristol County, Massachusetts
Alanson Borden
(1899), 2004, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, PC and MAC, 1270 pp, Heritage Books
The author's dominant purpose was to compile the story of the settlement and growth of Bristol County, Massachusetts, in as complete and continuous a narrative as possible, thus giving the reader easy access to information otherwise scattered across numerous books and libraries. The history of the county covers the years from 1637 to 1898. The cities of Taunton, New Bedford, and Fall River are given lengthy, individualized coverage. Subjects covered, to varying degrees for these three cities, include early settlement, industries, wars, schools, newspapers, and education, among others. A gazetteer of the county's towns is also included. Over four hundred pages are devoted to biographical sketches.
Price: 29.95 USD



2 CD: Bristol County, Massachusetts
HB Archives
2001, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, v5, PC and Mac, 4534 pp, Heritage Books
This CD-ROM contains: ***Berkley Massachusetts Cemetery Inscriptions – Gail E. Terry (1997). Chapters have been dedicated to 24 cemeteries and other various stones, which were found to exist independently. The location of each cemetery is described. There is a surname index and a map of cemetery locations. ***Myricks Massachusetts: A Farming Settlement A Railroad – Gail E. Terry (1998). The settlement of the town is described and shown with several maps, and lists of farmers, current and previous street names and detailed notes. Contains a list of Methodist ministers, several lists of teachers, plus data about fires, cemeteries, schools, businesses, organizations and other facts. Abounds with names and includes a subject and surname index. ***A History of the Myricks United Methodist Church – Gail E. Terry (1910). The Myricks United Methodist Church is located in Berkley, MA. This insightful history has been written with an understanding of the church, and its members. A surname index is included. ***Vital Records of the Town of Freetown, Massachusetts, 1686-1890 – Helen Gurney Thomas (1988). Collection of birth, marriage and death records taken from the town records, ministers’ returns, and private sources. A boon to researchers interested in southeastern MA and RI. ***Descriptive & Biographical Record of Bristol Co, Massachusetts – Borden (1899). Topics include: early events in the towns and villages of the county, the gazetteer of towns, manufactures, industries, etc. Numerous portraits and illustrations, and a full name index are included. ***Centennial in New Bedford – William Crapo (1876). Historical Address given on the Fourth of July in 1876, in celebration of New Bedford. The Address outlines the history of New Bedford. An appendix has been added. ***History of Easton, Massachusetts – W. L. Chaffin (1886). Topics include: early settlement, French and Indian War, industries prior to 1800, War of 1812, schools, churches, etc. Includes an appendix, full name index and illustrations. ***A History of the History of Attleborough – John Daggert (1894). Historical Address given on the Fourth of July (1876) in celebration of New Bedford. The Address outlines the history of New Bedford. Appendix has been added. ***History of Swansea Massachusetts – Wright (1917).
Price: 43.00 USD



3 CD: History of Easton, Massachusetts
W. L. Chaffin
2004, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, PC and MAC, 881 pp, Heritage Books
This large book covers a wide range of historical topics involving the town of Easton, Massachusetts, from its first settlement through the late 19th century. Subjects include the area's topography, Native American ownership of the land, the first white squatters and the early settlers, the town's involvement in the French and Indian War as well as the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and the Civil War, industries and professions, libraries, schools and colleges, roads, burial places, banks, societies, and politics. Much space is given to religious matters including the ministries of Elder William Pratt, Rev. Matthew Short, Rev. Joseph Belcher, Rev. Solomon Prentice, Rev. George Farrar, Rev. Archibald Campbell, Rev. William Reed, and Rev. Luther Sheldon, among others; the rise of religious societies for Presbyterians, Baptists, and Methodists; spiritualism; the establishment of specific churches such as the Swedish Church and the Adventist Church; and statistics for each denomination and church-going.
Price: 19.95 USD


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