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Richmond County, NY History

Richmond County, NY History

We are happy to offer our first items of genealogy and local history from Richmond County, NY, one of New York State's original counties -- what most people would refer to today as Staten Island --  and we plan to offer additional items of historical interest soon.


Now Available for Download


The Richmond County chapter in Mather & Brockett's Geographical History of the State of New York (1848).  We have grouped the counties and provided several in a download according to their sequence in this historic volume.  Included in this grouping are Albany County, New York County, Kings County, Queens County, Richmond County, and Suffolk County.  50+ pages, PDF format, download now for $3.75

 Richmond County Chapter


The Richmond County chapter from French's Gazetteer of the State of New York (1860).  Richmond County, seen a bit over a decade after Mather & Brockett's view of it.  This short chapter contains a wealth of additional information, and mentions the following locales:  Castleton, Factoryville, Elliottsville, New Brighton, Tompkinsville, Centerville, Northfield, Port Richmond, Graniteville, Mariners Harbor, Old Place, New Springville, Chelsea, Southfield, Hollins Hook, Long Neck, Richmond, Egbertsville, Stapleton, Clifton, Bay View, Westfield, Tottenville, Kreischerville, Rossville, Lemon Creek, Marshland, Blooming View, Woodrow, Richmond Valley, and Southside.  5+ pages, PDF format, download now for $2.00

 Richmond County - French's Gazetteer


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