Answered By: Diane Russo
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2023     Views: 73

The Riverside Church Archives, in collaboration with, has digitized a subset of our membership records and made them available online for genealogical research. 

The record set is comprised of Member Lists, Marriage Records, and Death Records spanning from 1841 to 1945, including not only Riverside records, but those of its predecessor churches: The Norfolk Street Baptist Church, The Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, and The Park Avenue Baptist Church. To view the collection, click here.

This collection has been thoroughly vetted and adheres to all laws concerning privacy and confidentiality of The Riverside Church’s members and is for research purposes only.

If members of The Riverside Church who are not registered with Ancestry wish to access these and other records from Ancestry’s collection database, please click below to make an appointment or visit our online booking site. Research appointments are available on most Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Riverside Archives Reading Room on 16T.


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