New Bronx County records available on Ancestry.com

New records for Bronx County have recently been added to Ancestry.com.

The database covers the divorce and civil case records from 1914-1951 and from 1961-1995. These records are the index to the Clerks’ Minutes of the Office of the Bronx County Clerk.

The minutes are organized by year and then semi-alphabetically by the plaintiff’s name. The records may include the date of the complaint, the names of the plaintiff and the defendant and the volume and file number of the case.

Just a reminder, divorce records in New York are closed for 100 years. Only the parties involved can request copies of records less than 100 years old.

Copies of records beyond the 100-year mark or not subject to restriction can be requested from:

Office of the Bronx County Clerk
Attn. Mark Nusebaum, Records Manager
851 Grand Concourse, Room 118
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 618-3377

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