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New Haven County Court Records: Connecticut Courts


General Research Guides

Research guides compiled by the Connecticut State Library.

Finding Aids and Indexes

Guides to the New London County and Litchfield County court records. New Haven County finding aids coming soon!

Connecticut Digital Archive

The records of selected New Haven County court cases have been digitized and made available for online viewing.

Other Items of Interest



Connecticut State Library, Third Thursday Event, October 2021

In honor of Archives Month, Project Archivist Sarah Morin gives an overview of the New Haven County Court Records dating from 1666-1855 and highlights several of the interesting, amusing, tragic, and sometimes infuriating cases that we’ve discovered in the course of preserving these records.

North Haven Memorial Library, April 2022

Project Archivist Sarah Morin presents more cases discovered in the New Haven County Court Records from 1700 to 1790. Subjects include cases involving African American, Black, and Indigenous peoples; crimes of “sin;” disease controversies; animal cruelty; Revolutionary War disputes; Benedict Arnold; and other interesting and unusual finds.

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