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February, June and September:

Cos Cob Library

5 Sinawoy, Cos Cob, CT 06907

March and October:

Danbury Public Library

170 Main St, Danbury, CT

April and November:

Trumbull Historical Society

1856 Huntington Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611


Fairfield Museum & History Center

370 Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT


Connecticut Ancestry Society, Inc.

PO Box 249, Stamford, CT 06904

Focused on southwestern Connecticut

Brookfield Resources

Towns, Villages & Districts: Brookfield Junction1, Candlewood Lake E, Candlewood Shores, East Iron Works, Huckleberry Hill, Iron Works, Long Meadow Hill, Obtuse1, Pokono Ridge1, Prospect Hill, Whisconier1, West Iron Works


History: Brookfield was incorporated in 1788. Prior to 1788, Brookfield was known as Newbury Parish and was made up from parts of New Milford, Danbury and Newtown.


City Office:

Brookfield Town Clerk

Municipal Center

100 Pocono Road

PO Box 5106

Brookfield, CT 06804-5106


Telephone: (203) 775-7313

Fax: (203) 775-5231

Hours: Monday – Wednesday, Friday 8 am – 4 pm

Thursday 8 am – 6 pm

Birth Records: 1854 – Present

Marriage Records: 1825 – Present

Death Records: 1856 – Present

Comments: Earlier birth, marriage and death records may be found in New Milford, Danbury and Newtown.


Probate Office:

Housatonic Probate District

New Milford Town Hall

10 Main Street

New Milford, CT 06776

Telephone: (860) 355-6024

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm

Probate History: 

May 1788-May 1820 Danbury District
May 1820-June 18, 1850 Newtown District
June 19, 1850-January 4, 2011 Brookfield District
January 5, 2011-Present Housatonic Probate District

Probate Records at Connecticut State Library

Record Group 004:018, Brookfield Probate Court

contains Probate files, 1851-1976; Probate record books, 1857-1947. 


Cemeteries: Central, Gallows Hill, Laurel Hill, Lutheran, Northrop, Old South, Prince of Peace, United Jewish Center


Other Sources:

Brookfield Library

182 Whisconier Road

Brookfield, CT 06804


Telephone: (203) 775-6241

Fax: (203) 740-7723

Hours: Monday, Wednesday 1 pm – 6 pm

Tuesday, Thursday 10 am – 8 pm

Friday, Saturday 10 am – 5 pm

Sunday 12 pm – 4 pm


Brookfield Museum and Historical Society

165 Whisconier Road

PO Box 5231

Brookfield, CT 06804


Telephone: (2-3) 240-8140

Hours: Saturday 12 pm – 4 pm

(or by appointment)


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