People who are interesting in referring to the services of the Essex Registry of Deeds can accordingly refer to the collection of information maintained by the Register of Deeds of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Southern Essex District, Registry of Deeds. The Register of Deeds for the Southern Essex Registry of Deeds offices, as of 2010, is John L. O’Brien.
People who are interested in submitting a document, particularly one relating to the ownership or, in some other way, the legal status of a piece of land, may find the Essex Registry of Deeds at its facilities in Salem, Massachusetts, at 45 Congress Street. As an alternative to an in-person consultation with the Register of Deeds at this location, people may look into the documents stored at the Essex Registry of Deeds at the online website maintained by the office.
The Essex Registry of Deeds is closed on the weekend. On week days, Register of Deeds John L. O’Brien or any applicable member of his staff can be consulted from the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Moreover, people can also reserve an appointment for use of a Closing Room by calling the Essex Registry of Deeds at (978) 542-1704.
The online index maintained by the Essex Registry of Deeds extends back in its purview to the year 1964 and is kept updated to the present. Image files kept by the Register of Deeds online staffers go back to the year 1983. The Essex Registry of Deeds includes a disclaimer on its website to the effect that the Register of Deeds offers accessible online records to be helpful, but does not verify their accuracy.