Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. John Ayres” in chapter 1 of Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 17.:
...s the women weeping with regret.
Father Donnelly succeeded well in his ministrations; his gentle and kindly ways were appreciated by all with whom he came in contact.
He bought the residence of Mr. John Ayres (standing on the same site as the present rectory) for the priests' house.
But unfortunately his health was delicate, and in 1886 he was called to his reward, most deeply lamented.
A year or so...
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