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Norfolk Country Registry of Deeds Presentation

Continuing his efforts to bring the Registry of Deeds directly to the citizens of Norfolk County, Norfolk County Register of Deeds William P. O’Donnell will speak at the Senior Center on Monday, July 15 at 10:00 am. The Register will give an overview of the Registry, which is the principal office for real property records in Norfolk County, cataloging and housing more than 13.1 million land documents. Also covered in the presentation will be information on the ability to look up land documents dating back to the first ones recorded in 1793 through the Registry of Deeds’ online internet research system. These records are available to the public via the Registry’s website at The program will include information of use to consumers and homeowners, such as the Homestead Act, mortgage discharges, and the anti-property fraud Consumer Notification Service. For instance, the Registry’s free Consumer Notification Service sends an automated alert to property owners of any Registry activity that contains their name in the associated city or town where they live. The event will conclude with a brief question and answer session to address any property questions attendees may have. Registry staff will also be able to provide residents with certified copies of land documents, such as deeds and mortgage discharges. The Norfolk County Registry of Deeds, located at 649 High St., Dedham, is the principal office for real property in Norfolk County. The Registry is a resource for homeowners, title examiners, mortgage lenders, municipalities, and others with a need for secure, accurate, and accessible land record information. All land record research information can be found on the Registry’s website, Residents in need of assistance can contact the Registry of Deeds Customer Service Center at (781) 461-6101 or email us at

Please register at 617-730-2770.


Jul 15 2024


10:00 am