Research Request Form
Office of the County Historian
Wayne County, NY
The following is from the Public Records Information section of the Office of the County
Historian section of the Wayne County web site at www.co.wayne.ny.us
The office of the County Historian has been directed to charge for research services. Fees
have been set at $20.00 per hour, with a minimum charge of $10.00, for research conducted in
this office. Copy charges are $.25/page. Includes microfilm, computer printer and copier.
EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2003, BY RESOLUTION OF THE WAYNE COUNTY, NEW YORK, BOARD OF SUPERVISORS,
A $10.00 DEPOSIT MUST ACCOMPANY ALL RESEARCH REQUESTS. WE WILL ANSWER GENERAL QUESTIONS
VIA EMAIL OR TELEPHONE, BUT CAN NO LONGER ACCEPT RESEARCH REQUESTS VIA EMAIL OR TELEPHONE.
There will be no charge (other than copy costs) to researchers who conduct their own research
at our office or to residents of Wayne County, NY.
Although we are not sufficiently staffed to conduct extensive research, we will try to answer
specific questions from public records available in our office. If you wish us to proceed with
the research, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page and return to the:
Office of the County Historian Wayne County NY
9 Pearl Street, Suite 3
Lyons, NY 14489-1138.
We will try to respond to all requests as soon as possible after receipt of authorization to conduct
the search. Upon receipt of your authorization to proceed with your research request, we will conduct
your search. We will then invoice you for the cost of the search, less deposit, and hold information
until we receive your payment. Please include your mailing address with your authorization so that
we can mail copies of information that we find.
Wayne County Historian
I wish the Office of the County Historian to conduct family research
and agree to pay the fees as stated in the above letter.
Name: ___________________ Signature: _______________________
City: _________________________________ State: ___ Zip Code: _____
Phone Number :xxx-xxx-xxxx ___________________________________
Maximum Hours: _________________
Family/ies to be researched: _________________________________