Berks County Recorder of Deeds Office
Frederick C. Sheeler, Recorder of Deeds


Recorder of Deeds News​

The new Common Level Ratio for July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 is 1.32​


To search our records on-line please begin by clicking the second menu button to the left;  "search records on-line (register / login)".  Every document ever recorded in our office since the birth of our County in 1752 is contained as a computerized image and index on this website.  However we have preserved all original record books of handwritten and typed transcriptions from the years 1752 to 1953 and they are available for inspection in our office.  From 1953 through 2004 the original records were retained on microfilm also available for inspection, and after that by scanned image backed up on microfilm.


Video demonstration of electronic recording

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Veterans Discharge recording and Veterans I.D. Cards:  Our office offers free recording of your military discharge papers (DD 214) and will issue all Berks County resident Veterans a free official Veterans I.D. card.  If you have not previously recorded your discharge with us you will need to bring in your ORIGINAL Discharge papers to be recorded prior to issuance of the I.D. card.  Stop in our office during regular office hours at the County Services Center, 3rd Floor, this is presently the only location where you can obtain your I.D. card.


Office Hours:
Berks County Recorder of Deeds Office
Berks County Services Center
633 Court Street, 3rd Floor
Reading, PA 19601 Directions
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday


Frederick C. Sheeler
Recorder of Deeds
Fred Sheeler, Recorder of Deeds


Frederick C. Sheeler
Recorder of Deeds

Rebecca L. Bloomer
Chief Deputy Recorder

Allen R. Shollenberger, Esq.

Curious Historic Documents
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Curious Historic Documents