Researching Your House

Researching, Restoring, Recapturing the History of Your House, & Perhaps, Registering It

Long Island, N.Y. - Specific

Suffolk County, N.Y. - Specific

  • Researching Your House (Patchogue-Medford Library.  Celia M. Hastings Local History Room) - resources at the Patchogue-Medford Library, nearby, & further afield (online brochure) 
  • Researching the History of Your House (Suffolk County.  Clerk's Office.  Historic Documents Library) - a Suffolk County, NY focus
  • Researching the History of Your House [key points and practical advice given at a lecture, by Sharon Pullen, Suffolk County [N.Y.] Archivist, held at South Country Public Library] (  The Village News.  At Home)
  • Torrens Registered Property  (Suffolk County Clerk's Office) - a former system of alternative title registration, when a thorough title search failed to locate clear essential evidence of transfers, it was sometimes officially o.k.'d and registered to permit a transfer (though it impiled incomplete or missing information).  Torrens was abandoned by New York State, as of 1/1/2000.