The Town Clerk files and maintains all birth, death and marriage records. The Town Clerk is authorized to issue certified copies of these records. Birth records are ONLY available if your parents were living in Spencer at the time of your birth, or if you were actually born in Spencer. ALL birth records are recorded in the city/town where the birth actually took place (i.e. the town/city hospital where the birth took place). Death records will be on file if the deceased was a resident of Spencer at the time of his/her death or if the death took place within the Town
of Spencer. Marriage records will be on file if the couple applied for their marriage license with the Spencer Town Clerk.
The fee for a certified copy of a vital record is:
Certified copies of records may be obtained in person during regular business hours, online (go to "pay online on the homepage) or by mail. If requested by mail, please include:
1. Note indicating individual's name, record being requested, and date of occurrence
2. Check made payable to the Town of Spencer
3. Stamped, self-addressed envelope
4. Mail to Town Clerk, 157 Main St., Spencer, MA 01562