Question: My ancestor was appointed a Selectmen in the 1830’s in West Newbury, Massachusetts. Where can I find about his being appointed to this town office?
Answer: I would suggest renting the LDS Microfilm for the Town Records of West Newbury. The microfilm I would suggest you examine is titled “Proceedings of town meetings, 1819-1856” on Family History Library microfilm FHL US/CAN Film 890241 Items 1-2. NEHGS can be contracted to rent or any other Family History Library microfilm for your use, please call 617-226-1239.