Category Archives: Town Records

Updated Scarborough Annual Reports

Under the Scarborough Annual Reports, I added the 1956 Annual Report. In 1956, the Town of Scarborough began separating the “Warrant for the Town Meeting” from being a part of the Annual Report to being a separate publication. The “Warrant … Continue reading

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Scarboro Annual Warrant – 1821

To Joshua Libby one of the Constables of the Town of Scarboro Greetings You are hereby required in the name of the State of Maine to summon and notify the freeholders and other inhabitants of the said town qualifyed by … Continue reading

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Election Warrant – 21 Oct 1820

To Joshua Libby one of the Constables of the town of Scarborough Greeting   You are hereby required in the name of the State of Maine to notify and warn the inhabitants of the said town of Scarborough duly qualified … Continue reading

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100 Years Ago – Scarborough Annual Report – 1921

By Don Taylor Vital Records The Town Reports provide a snapshot looking into the past. I find the Town Clerk’s Report particularly interesting for 1920-1921. The number of deaths reported in 1918 and 1919 were higher than the births. I’m … Continue reading

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Encapsulated Scrapbook – 1884-1979

This is a collection of 42 newspaper articles that were encapsulated into a collection probably during the 1970s at the Society. It consists of articles as early as 1884 and as recent as 1979 with the majority of articles from … Continue reading

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1817 – Election Announcement

From the Ephemera….. By Linda McLoon Next year we will be celebrating the bicentennial of Maine’s separation from Massachusetts in 1820. Before Maine became a state, the town of Scarborough answered to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In this document dated … Continue reading

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Annual Reports – Town of Scarborough

Annual Reports Annual Reports of the Town of Scarborough.  Some of the reports are from the personal collection of Rodney Laughton, others are from the files at the Museum. Individual reports will indicate their source in the Identifier as presented … Continue reading

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August 2018 Website Activity

Main Room Created a new Main Room Page and reorganized the links appropriate to the Main Room Page. Created a new “Surname Files” page. I created a product page for “Dear Mrs. Libbey” book sales. I updated the Shop Page to … Continue reading

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1875 Scarborough Tax Valuation Book

The 1875 Tax Valuation Record was scanned at the Maine State Library using their Zeutschel OS 12002 multi-camera book scanner that creates high-resolution images. The scanned images were then combined and compressed into a PDF file. The resulting file was uploaded … Continue reading

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1841 Scarborough Tax Valuation Book

If you have ancestors who lived in Scarborough in 1841, the 1841 Scarborough Tax Valuation Book is a great resource to add texture to your family history and genealogical research. The online version was scanned on the Maine State Library’s … Continue reading

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