Lambert named chief genealogist

The Boston-based New England Historic Genealogical Society has named David Allen Lambert of Stoughton as its chief genealogist. Lambert is a noted author, historian and genealogist and is author of the 2001 book “Images of America — Stoughton,” an illustrated history of the town, and “A Guide to Massachusetts Cemeteries.” He created and oversees the Stoughton Historical Society  website, which has a treasure trove of historical information on the town. Lambert’s genealogical areas of expertise include New England and Atlantic Canada, military records, and Native American and African-American research.

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