Richard P. Howe Jr.
Register of Deeds


Middlesex North Registry of Deeds

360 Gorham Street - Lowell, Massachusetts 01852 - T.978/322-9000


Middlesex North Towns

Billerica Carlisle
Chelmsford Dracut
Dunstable Lowell
Tewksbury Tyngsborough
Westford Wilmington

All other Middlesex County towns are in Middlesex South District


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 SEARCH LAND RECORDS: This is our main database containing all document images and indexes from 1629 to the present. Also available are recorded subdivision plans, and Registered Land documents.
We're Moving Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, the Registry's new address will be:

370 Jackson Street, Lowell MA 01852

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Record Books
containing our older Recorded Land documents (book 1 to book 2789), plus higher numbered books that are missing from "Search Land Records."  Images in this section are retrievable by book and page number only as single page images - you must separately retrieve each page of a multipage document.



Pre-1855 Documents:
This registry was created in 1855.  Before then, all documents for the towns in this district were recorded in Cambridge.   In 1855, those documents were copied into a separate set of books for each town in the district.


Plan Viewer:  We recommend using "Search Land Records" (above) for searching for and retrieving most plans, however, this link is useful in the following situations:

  • If a plan is missing from "Search Land Records" try retrieving it from here
  • Older plan books sometimes contained two plans on a single page.  For example, plan book 100 has plan 26A and plan 26B.  "Search Land Records" will not display the "B" page image, but you can retrieve it here.  Just enter the plan book and page number without the letter and both images will be accessible.
  • "M Plans" - Middlesex County layout plans - are available here.  Enter 00000 (five zeroes) for the plan book number and then the plan number without the "M"
  • Plans recorded before 1855 were located in plan books numbered 00, 02, 03, 04 and 05.  We have renumbered those books 900, 902, 903, 904 and 905 for use on this application.
  • Plot Plans have never been recorded at the registry of deeds.  For information about plot plans, contact the Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors at (617) 227-5551 or visit their website.