Mechanic Lien Docket Index (1840-1983)

Liens filed by contractors once referred to as “mechanics” for work performed.  Mechanic Liens may hold valuable clues to a historic home's construction date, materials, and builder.  Records are indexed by property owner’s name.   Records provide contractor’s name, amount owed, and a description of the property.  Original mechanic lien papers begin 1869 and may provide additional details.  

Lancaster County Mechanic Lien Docket Index

Mechanic Lien Docket Index 

Mechanic Lien Docket