Town History

The History of Hancock, New Hampshire, 1764-1889 – Hayward, William Willis, b. 1834 Pt. I, History of Hancock.- Pt. II, Geneological register.

You can download this important volume in PDF format.

Town Records

The town of Hancock has worked to preserve the town archives which include vital records (births, deaths and marriages), maps, mortgages, inventories, cemetery records and annual reports.

You may contact the selectman’s office at (603) 525-4441 for more information on these documents.


A Copy of Instriptions on the Gravestones in the Old Cemetery, or Pine Ridge Cemetery, So Called, in Hancock, New Hampshire, 1911.

We are grateful for the foresight of early town members who undertook this project; may of these inscriptions are no longer legible.