Vital Records: Birth, Death & Marriage


Purchasing Records

Certified copies of Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates can be purchased through the Town Clerk's office.

Certified copies are $10.00 each.

How to Request

They may be requested:

  • In person at the Town Hall located at 8 Conway Street
  • Drop Box located in the Town Hall foyer, accessible 24/7
  • By mail to: 
    Town Clerk
    8 Conway Street
    South Deerfield, MA 01373
  • Online through the Town of Deerfield's online payment website 

Before submitting payment, please give the Town Clerk's office a call to verify that they have the records you are requesting at 413-665-1400, ext.100

Records We Have

The Town Clerk's office would have records for the following scenarios:

  • Birth Certificates - persons whose parents were residing in Deerfield at the time of their birth or whose birth occurred in Deerfield
  • Death Certificates - persons who passed away in Deerfield or who passed away in Massachusetts and listed their residence as Deerfield
  • Marriage Certificates - couples who filed their Marriage Intentions in Deerfield

All records are filed by date.

Accessible records are dated back to the late 1600s.

Ancestry Research

If you are interested in researching your ancestry and are not sure of exact dates of records to provide to the Town Clerk's staff to find, you may come to the Town Hall and look through the vital record books yourself. Note: This service may not be allowed due to the current COVID-19 precautions - please call 413-665-1400, ext.100 for updates before arriving

Researching Vital Records at the Massachusetts Archives

No photos of vital records are allowed.