VirtualViewer® Brings Efficiency to the Hampden County Registry of Deeds
The combination of the county’s predominantly urban layout and its historic past provides an interesting challenge for the Registry of Deeds. In addition to storing deeds, affidavits, and other documents generated by Hampden’s businesses and citizens, the registry also houses historic documents going all the way back to 1636. These timeless documents are an invaluable resource for authors, academics and genealogists researching various subjects. Thanks to VirtualViewer – our the Java-based HTML5 viewer, visitors to Hampden County’s website are now able to access over 175 different document types—ranging from affidavits to land deeds—from any web browser.
About the Client
The Hampden County Registry of Deeds is a public office under the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Registry’s role is to record, store, and retrieve documents pertaining to real estate in Hampden County. Hampden County has practiced this tradition since the 1600s when English settlers began recording and publicizing property transfers. The Registry now maintains over three centuries’ worth of real estate records. Two of the Registry’s core values are customer service and historical preservation. To learn more about the Registry, visit https://hampdendeeds.com/.