Genealogical Research – Records of vital events occurring before 1940 are generally considered genealogical. Genealogical research is limited to by appointments. Mail requests for genealogical research are filled on a non-priority basis. A research fee in advance is necessary to do research. Please submit a Check or Money Order to City of Medford for $20.00 for 1 hour of research, plus a self addressed stamped envelope. Please state the names who need to be researched and mail to the City Clerk at 85 George P. Hassett Drive, Medford, MA. 02155. The fee is non refundable. Emailing request will not be honored. You may save time and expenses by setting up an appointment to research the City Clerk’s archives.