The Trinity Wall Street Archives, formally established in 1980 and located at 74 Trinity Place, is a repository where records of long-term value are organized, preserved, maintained and made available for research and reference.
The Archives houses approximately 2000 linear feet of records generated by the Parish and programs of Trinity Church. In addition to documenting the activities and growth of the Parish from its 1697 founding, the collections are a unique resource on the history of New York City.
The Archives is open to qualified researchers by appointment only. Those wishing to visit the Archives for non-genealogical research must apply for access by submitting an email or letter of intent/purpose to the Archives.
Trinity Wall Street Archives is making data from its Baptism, Marriage, and Burial Registers available on this website. Those conducting genealogical research are encouraged to go to “Churchyards and Registers” to locate a gravestone or to search for baptisms, marriages and burials. Register data entry is ongoing.
All onsite genealogical research is done by Archives staff on a fee-for-service basis. Archives staff can search parish
The staff will also search records of communicants’ pew records, and records relating to St. Paul's Churchyard, Trinity Churchyard and Trinity Church Cemetery. Fees are $40/hour. Contact the Archives to request a research application. All requests will be answered as time permits. Please allow up to two months for a response.
Those wishing to visit the Archives for non-genealogical research must apply for access by submitting an email or letter of intent/purpose to the Archives. The application should state in detail the purpose of the research, the affiliation of the researcher, and identify the objectives and intended products of the research inquiry. Students who wish to do research in the archives must be at the graduate level.
Trinity Wall Street Archives
Parish of Trinity Church
74 Trinity Place, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10006
tel: (212) 602-9687
fax: (212) 602-9675