Find public records in Shelby County, Tennessee using the links below. Find probate records, court records, criminal records, crime maps, death records, divorce records, marriage records, property records, recorded documents (deeds and mortgages), warrants, and more.
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Under "GS Case History" click on "Arrest by RNI" to search Shelby County General Sessions Court arrests by booking number, charge grouop, or case RNI number.
|Birth Records 1874-1906 |
In the middle column titled Record Type you'll find Shelby County birth records filed between 1874 and 1906.
Find A Grave database of Shelby County, Tennessee cemeteries and internments.
|Census 1865 |
Use this Shelby County Register of Deeds service to search by name for 1865 Memphis Census records or browse the complete book. Click on Memphis Census 1865 under the Shelby County Records section in the center column of the page.
|Court Dockets | Probate |
Shelby County, Tennessee Probate Court dockets by date. Information is provided in pdf format.
|Court Judgments | Chancery |
Search the Shelby County, Tennessee Chancery Court for judgments by name, judgment date range, and/or satisfied status.
|Court Judgments | Circuit |
Search the Circuit Court of Shelby County, Tennessee for judgments against a person or business by name, date, and/or judgment status.
|Court Judgments | General Sessions |
Search the General Sessions Court of Shelby County, Tennessee for judgments against a person or business by name, date, and/or judgment status.
|Court Records | Chancery Civil, Family, Probate |
Search the Chancery Court of Shelby County, Tennessee for court records. Includes civil, family, divorce, adoption, child support, probate, worker's compensation, foreclosure cases, etc.
|Court Records | Circuit Civil, Family |
Search for Shelby County, Tennessee circuit court records by name, business name, case type or file date. Includes civil, family, workers comp filings.
|Court Records | Criminal General Sessions and State Court |
Search the Shelby County General Sessions Criminal Court and State Criminal Court of the 30th Judicial District of Tennessee at Memphis for criminal court records, traffic tickets, bond queries, escrow, court dates, booking inquiries, etc.
|Court Records | General Sessions Civil |
Search the Shelby County, Tennessee General Sessions Court for civil court filings, civil warrants, writs, summons, petitions, injunctions, etc. by name, date, or case type.
|Crime Maps |
Search crime incidents in Shelby County, Tennessee by location, distance and date range. This interactive mapping site is provided by the Memphis Daily News.
|Death Records |
In the middle column titled Record Type you'll find databases for Tennessee death records filed after 1949 and historical Shelby County records from 1848 through 1960.
|Death Records | 1848-1945 |
Search the Memphis Public Library History and Genealogy Index by name for Memphis Death Register and Burial Permit records, Shelby County death certificate cards, and Memphis yellow fever deaths.
|Deeds, Mortgages, Recorded Documents |
Search the Shelby County, Tennessee Register for deeds, mortgages, liens, judgments, and other recorded documents by name, document/instrument number, book & page, parcel ID, address or instrument type.
The middle column titled Record Type shows databases for Tennessee divorces filed after 1980 and records for Shelby County divorces filed in Chancery Court after 1945.
|Inmates & Offenders |
Search for Shelby County, Tennessee Sheriff's Office inmates and offenders by name and optionally by date of birth or age range.
|Marriage Records |
In the Record Type column, look for databases for Tennessee marriages filed after 1980, Shelby County indexes and images from 1920 through 1989, and historical records from 1820 through 1970.
|Marriages | Freedman's Index |
Search the Memphis Public Library History and Genealogy Index by bride or groom name for Shelby County 1864-1865 marriage records kept by the Memphis Field Office of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands.
|Most Wanted | Memphis Police |
Provided by the Memphis, Tennessee Police Department. Browse photos of most wanted criminals & view information including name, alias, DOB, and charges.
|Naturalization Records 1856-1906 |
In the column titled Record Type you will see a database for Shelby County Register of Deeds records for naturalizations filed between 1856 and 1906.
|Personal Property Records | Assessor |
Search the Shelby County, Tennessee Assessor records for personal property information by account number, company name, owner name, or business location.
|Police Reports Information|
Information from the Memphis Police Department on how to obtain a police report.
|Property & GIS Maps | Register of Deeds |
Use this Shelby County, Tennessee Register of Deeds service to search for property records by address, name, parcel ID, or tax map, and view interactive GIS maps.
|Property | Assessor |
Search the Shelby County, Tennessee Assessor records for real property records by address, owner name, business name, or parcel ID.
|Property | Memphis Daily News |
Search real estate property and development records in Shelby County, Tennessee with this database provided by the Memphis Daily News. Also includes legal filings, liens and other background information.
|Property | Tax Records |
Search the Shelby County, Tennessee trustee database for property tax records by address, owner name, or parcel ID.
|Public Notices | Foreclosures, Court, Bids |
Shelby County, TN public notices posted in the Memphis Daily News. Find foreclosure notices, bids, orders of publication, creditor notices, public sales, and meeting notices.
|Public Records & Notices |
Use this Memphis Daily News service to search for Shelby County, Tennessee public records & notices. Includes tax liens, judgments, marriage licenses, business licenses, etc. Access requires registration and fees.
|Traffic Tickets |
Click on "I got a ticket" Search for Shelby County, Tennessee traffic tickets through the General Sessions Criminal Court.
Check by name for voter registration in Shelby County, Tennessee.
|Warrants | Court |
In the "GS Case History" menu at left you'll find the Shelby County, Tennessee General Sessions Criminal Court Warrants searchable by booking or indictment number.