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Indexes to Historical Burlington County Newspapers

These indexes offer researchers a number of opportunities! 

Citations are added everyday by BCLS staff and volunteers, so don't forget to search them frequently!

  • Burlington County Newspaper Notices Index  
    This index includes over 140,000 citations to birth and marriage announcements, death notices and obituaries from more than 40 Burlington County newspapers and publications. Also includes citations to WPA grave registration cards, cemetery transcriptions, funeral home records, and more.
  • Batsto Citizens Gazette  
    The Gazette was the chief source of news and information on Batsto Village, an open-air museum in the Wharton State Forest, from 1966-1997.
  • Bordentown Register/Register News  
    Founded in 1845, this weekly newspaper covers the news from Bordentown and the surrounding area. The index includes citations for both historical and current events.
  • Central Record  
    This weekly community paper, begun in 1896, reports the news of Medford, Medford Lakes, Mount Laurel, and other central Burlington County towns. The index includes citations from January 1980 to the present day.
  • New Jersey Mirror  
    The Mirror was published from 1818-1947 in Mount Holly, but included news from the entire county. Here is the full-text of selected articles (births, marriages, death notices, court cases, town news, surrogate cases) from the first issue to the last.
  • Times-Advertiser/Community News Index
    Index to historical and current for two weekly newspapers covering Pemberton Township and the area - "Times-Advertiser" (published 1935-1982) and "Community-News" (published 1983-to date).
  • A-Z Guide to Newspapers for Researching Burlington County People and Places  
    An alphabetical guide to newspapers that will help you research Burlington County. Includes years available at BCLS and indexing.

Check Out Our Genealogy Research Guides!

Our guides will help you research your family history!

For the Beginner 

Websites and books to get you started.

Burlington County History & Genealogy

Information, websites and books about Burlington County.

Vital Records (Birth, Marriage, Death)

Books, resources, indexes and websites about birth, marriage and death records.

Obituaries and Funerals

Print and online indexes, books, and more covering death notices, funeral and burial records.


Cemetery and burial ground transcriptions, indexes, resources and websites for cemeteries.

Census Enumerations

Information, websites and books for Burlington County and the State of New Jersey. Includes list of what the library owns.

Military Records

Information, websites and books about the military records in our collection.

New Jersey History & Genealogy

Information, websites and books covering the State of New Jersey.

A-Z Guide to Newspapers for Researching Burlington County People and Places

Our guide helps researchers identify local newspapers offering indexing, holdings, and more.

Historical Newspapers

Information and indexes for Burlington County and other newspapers in our collection.

Where to go for Genealogical and Local History Research

Check out other locations that might have have information on your Burlington County ancestors.

Favorite Sites

Discover our favorite and highly recommended books, websites, and more.

Online Tools

Explore online tools like calculators, charts, calendars and more... all helpful to the family historian.

E-Resources & Databases


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