Bucks County Archives

The Library of the Mercer Museum and Bucks County Historical Society is the depository for many Bucks County government records dating from 1683. These records come from the offices of the Court of Quarter Sessions, Register of Wills and Clerk of the Orphans Court, Prothonotary and the County Commissioners. Special indexes to county collections include the following:

  • naturalization records (1802-1906)
  • criminal papers (1697-1786)
  • quarter sessions (1684-1700)
  • coroners papers (1700-1900)
  • divorces (1806-1948)
  • marriage licenses (1852-1854, 1885-1946)
  • vendues (1784-1884)
  • tavern licenses (1742-1923)
  • deed books and grantor/grantee index (1684-1919)
  • wills and administrations (1684-1900)
  • mechanics liens (1836-1949)

At this time, none of these indexes are available online.

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More than 60 Early American trades are represented in the Mercer Museum.
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•On Sunday, May 22nd, 2022, Fonthill Castle will be closing early due to a private event. The last tour will be at 2pm.
• Effective Tuesday, March 1, 2022, face coverings are optional at our two sites. Learn more about our Covid-19 policies.
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