Local Archives/Obituary Search

Our archives include:Lynn Item

  • Lynn City Directories, as well as Lynn Suburban Directories (Nahant, Saugus and Swampscott from 1925-1977, with gaps).
  • Old Lynn newspapers on microfilm; the Lynn Daily Item, Telegram News, Sunday Post and various other Lynn papers.
  • Our collection of historic Lynn photos, which are also available to view online by clicking here.
  • Vital records to 1850, family histories, and much more can be viewed through our catalog.
  • A free ancestry library available for all those genealogists out there.

If you are looking for copies of Birth and/or Death certificates, those can be obtained from Lynn City Hall, City Clerk and Elections Office.


Obituary Search
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Our obituary search is an index of the Lynn Item Newspaper only, with dates from July 1995 – present. To obtain a copy, contact refquest@noblenet.org.

Fill in a search term for Last Name, Date of Death, or both below:

Enter all or part of the Last Name:
Enter all or part of the Date of Death (YYYY-MM-DD):