Chesterfield Historical Society of
Genealogy Roundtable meets on
the 3rd Saturday of the month at 1 pm. This
workshop is FREE but
space is limited therefore participants must
RSVP to reserve a spot. Please
call Gina at 804-796-7131 to
sign up. We
follow the county's Covid-19 guidelines for
everyone's safety. Roundtable
takes place at Historic Trinity Church 10111
Iron Bridge Rd Chesterfield, VA 23832.
The following county records can be
researched by volunteers:
Plats : Can be researched only if Book and
Page are known, or listed in Deed
The following books can also be researched:
1. Marriages of Chesterfield
County, Virginia, 1771-1854
2. Cemetery books compiled by our
3. Gone but Not Forgotten and
Other files and collections in the library:
Genealogy Research Requests
Thank you for the opportunity to assist you
in your research on a person, place, or
event in Chesterfield County’s rich history.
As the birthplace of the second permanent
English settlement, the first hospital,
major coal mines, ironworks, tobacco
farming, and many other significant events,
we have a history we are proud to share!
There is a minimum NON-REFUNDABLE charge of
$25.00 per research request. Upon
evaluation of your request, you will be
contacted, if necessary, to discuss any
additional anticipated charges depending on
the time required to complete the research.
Basic requests for births, deaths, and
marriages are priced differently and the
researcher will contact you.
Note that we do have some genealogy
materials from other parts of Virginia and
surrounding states in our library. Our
library is open by appointment, 804-
796-7131. Please do not hesitate to
call with questions, 804- 796-7131.
1st) Fill out the Genealogical
Research Request form and
submit by either:
Chesterfield Historical Society, P.O.
Box 40, Chesterfield, VA 23832
2nd) Payments can be made by:
MAIL CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO:
The Chesterfield Historical Society of
Virginia, P.O. Box 40, Chesterfield, VA
payment and the research request form
has been received,
a researcher will contact you to
confirm your payment has been received
and that research has begun. Every
attempt will be made to transmit data
electronically at no charge; if that is
not possible, postage and copies are
(RESERVE FOR PAYPAL BUTTON)
Names of Chesterfield County
Families collected by the Chesterfield
Historical Society: These
files may contain genealogical charts,
correspondence, and other pertinent
information about many Chesterfield
families. Records of familieswho settled in
Chesterfield prior to 1815 are indicated
Genealogy Research Library Book Title List:
The Genealogy Committee is updating our
library textbook logging system. If
you need information, we can still help.
Please call Angie at 804-796-7131.
Genealogy is important and here is why...
Genealogy can help trace your heritage. Do you
know where you came from? Once you start
wanting to know your family history, you start on a
journey of facts. You begin to feel a sense of
belonging to a group and you will seek out others
who can help you define your natuarl roots. It
is a quest to know who they were who came before
you. We in the Chesterfield Historical Society
of Virginia can help you along on that journey.
Come join us and see where your roots are found.
Family Records and
oral histories can help
Our library has
an extensive collection of books and
resources to help you find your ancestors.
We have other
resources to guide you in your quest.
Volunteer to assist you if you get stumped
in your research