New London County Divorce Index

New London County Superior Court divorce record indexes, 1857-1974

Connecticut divorces are processed in the superior court in the county where the plaintiff resided.  The following are scanned images of the indexes to the New London County Superior Court divorce judgment volumes for the 1857-1974 time period that are part of the Connecticut State Archives, archival record group (RG) #003, Records of the Judicial Department.

If a record of divorce is found in any of the below New London Superior Court divorce indexes, and a reproduction of the original record is desired, you may submit a request via E-mail or by contacting the History & Genealogy Unit of the Connecticut State Library at (860) 757-6580.  Reproduction formats and fees available, are as follows:

The costs and choices for reproduction of archival items are as follows:

  • Photocopy: black & white copy, 8 1/2 X 11″ or  11 X 14″ sized paper, 25 cents; 11 X 17″, 50 cents per photocopied page, plus a $3.00 handling fee and first class postage charges.
  • Photocopy: color copy 8 1/2 X 11″ or 11 X 14″ sized paper, $1.00 per photocopied page, 11 X 17″, $1.25 per photocopied page plus a $3.00 handling fee and first class postage charges.
  • Digital images (low or high resolution): PDF, JPG, TIFF, or DNG images, 25 cents per image, plus a $3.00 handling fee.  Digital file may be delivered via internet for no additional cost.

Pre-payment is not needed as a bill will accompany the finished product, either in the mail with photocopies or with the digital images.

Additional information may also be available regarding divorces within the New London Superior  Court Civil Court case files which are also housed within the Connecticut State Archives for the years covering the 1857 to 1969 time period.  If a record of judgment is found you may also request the case file as well which may contain a great deal of information regarding the divorce case.  Please inform the librarian if you would like to have both the record of judgment and the civil case file copied when placing reproduction request.


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Original Index (typed)

New London County Divorce Records

Volume No Date Range Link to Volume
wdt_ID Volume No Date Range Link to Volume
1 1 1857-1869
2 2 1866-1870
3 3 1874-1878
4 4 1880-1890
5 5 1891-1899
6 6 1902-1911
7 7 1911-1917
8 8 1917-1922
9 9 1922-1925
10 10 1925-1929
11 11 1929-1932
12 12 1932-1936
13 13 1936-1938
14 14 1938-1941
15 15 1941-1943
16 16 1943-1945
17 17 1945-1946
18 18 1946-1947
19 19 1947-1948
20 20 1948-1949
21 21 1949-1951
22 22 1951-1966
23 23 1953-1954
24 24 1954-1955
25 25 1955-1957