Resources and Links





Bibliography of Publications Relating to Amherst, NH

For researchers and genealogists, this six-page bibliography compiled by William P. Veillette will be an invaluable tool.  Intended to include all printed material relating to our town, many items are out-of-print and difficult to access.  If you're looking for a specific publication, or have information on any material we may have missed, please contact us.  We'll do our best to help.

Oral History Tape Collection

Over the years, we've accumulated quite a collection of audio interviews, primarily of long-time residents reflecting on life in "old" Amherst.  Many of these audio cassette interviews have also been transcribed.  Well worth a listen, they are available in the Archives Room at the Amherst Town Library.  Click on the link above for a complete list of the collection.

Historical Society Meeting Tapes

We have also captured on tape several of our program presentations.  They too are available in the Archives Room at the Amherst Town Library.  Click on the link above for a complete list of that collection.

Amherst Town Hall Burying Ground and Cricket Corner Cemetery and Meadow View Cemetery

Jackie Marshall has uploaded information on nearly 600 Amherst grave sites to  Each entry includes inscription details and in most cases a photo of the grave stone.

Amherst Congregational Church Records, Volume 1

Images of the Amherst Congregational Church records from 1741 to 1816 totaling 96 pages are available through the New Hampshire Historical Society's Web site.

New Hampshire History Network

Amherst is a participant in the New Hampshire History Network - a digital gateway that provides centralized access to New Hampshire's history and historical collections through partnerships with local historical societies and other collecting institutions.

Historical Society of Amherst's Historic Blog (2013-2015)

Find photos and descriptions of Historical Society events taking from 2013 to 2015.

Historic Records in the Amherst, NH Town Hall Vault Part 1 and Part 2

These two documents are a supplement to the Finding Aids for records at Amherst Town Hall vault, from inventory taken in 2017-2018 by archivist Cynthia Swank of North Hampton and historical researcher Katrina Holman of Amherst, under the auspices of Amherst Heritage Commission, largely funded by a grant from Bertha Rogers.

Amherst, NH Albums

A Facebook Community page maintainted by Ann Bergin with information about the history of Country Mansions, the Tree Lighting Festival and more.




Links of Interest

Amherst Town Library

Historic District Commission

Heritage Commission

New Hampshire Historical Society

Town of Amherst, NH


Historical Society of Amherst, NH

PO Box 717

Amherst, NH 03031