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Historical Requests


Genealogical Research

Submit Biographical/Historical Info


Hope Cemetery

Worcester , Massachusetts



Step 1



First, find out if the person you are researching is actually buried in Hope Cemetery . Fill in the form below with his/her full name spelled correctly and the approximate date of death if possible. You will receive confirmation by mail or email as to whether he/she is indeed buried in Hope Cemetery .


Date of Death:
Date of Death:
Date of Death:




There is no charge for up to 3 names/ spelling variations . Additional names/ spellings are $5.00 each.





Step 2

Request for Information


Once it has been confirmed that the individual you are researching is buried in Hope Cemetery , you may continue with your inquiry by requesting further information.


Burial records available at the cemetery including lot cards, burial permits and burial registers may provide the following information:


        • Date of death
        • Date of birth
        • Cause of death
        • Funeral home
        • Last place of residence
        • Age at death in years, months, days
        • Names of relations buried in the same lot
        • Status as a veteran


Please be aware that not all of the above information may be available.


The fee for each individual research request is $25.00. Payment must accompany your request.

Genealogical requests will be answered by mail only . Please be advised that research may take from 2 to 4 weeks.


Upon special request, a non-professional digital photograph of the gravesite will be mailed or emailed for an additional fee of $25.00.


Fill in the following request form and send it along with a check made payable to the Friends of Hope Cemetery to:


The Friends of Hope Cemetery

c/o Genealogical Research

119 Webster Street

Worcester , MA 01603


Click here for printable Request Form




Additional Worcester Area Research


* Birth , Marriage and Death Records

(1650 -1940)


* US Federal Census Records



* Worcester City and Housing Directories

(from 1842)


* Local Cemeteries

* Obituaries



To contract for additional genealogical research beyond the resources of Hope Cemetery contact:


M. Hill

14 Cobblestone Lane

Worcester , MA 01606