it keeps the time of 1700, one understands what is meant.
Mystic river above the bridge, 1835-1850.
CRADOCK bridge had a wooden draw which divided in the middle, and the two leaves were raised ge was built over the old runway to the river.
It was in Gregg's stable that the great fire of 1850 began.
When Mr. Gregg took possession of the northern half of James' yard, Mr. Benjamin Moore motreets was the Watts Turner place.
He was the grandfather of the Tufts family who occupied it in 1850. Two sisters, Miss Hannah and Miss Emily Tufts, their brothers, Benjamin, Turner, and Richard, anof keeping one's residence and business under one roof has long ago disappeared, but from 1835 to 1850, the custom was almost universal.
After the fire in 1850, most of the buildings destroyed were1850, most of the buildings destroyed were replaced by cheaper structures, many of which are still in existence.
The Tufts lot, corner of South and Main streets, remained vacant for many years.
Finally, the Central Engine House was built th
But, later, he changed his plans and returned to the school to take the college preparatory work.
Thus, he was a pupil of the high school for six years—from 1850 to 1856.
To most boys brought up apart from the artificial life of the crowded city there comes, as if by instinct, the desire to collect, and in his rambles byetail in the Register, and is therefore omitted here.—editor.]
AT Symmes Corner, which was a part of Medford till the incorporation of Winchester in 1850, a primary school of twenty-six scholars was kept in a small room in a private residence.
The West Primary school, of twenty-three pupils, which, till that year1.25. John F. Sanborn was the first conductor.
Several years later he became an engineer on the road till the great strike cost him his position.
Commencing in 1850, Samuel S. Blanchard drove a daily omnibus to Boston for several years.
Fare, fifteen cents.
If to any persons some of the foregoing pictures se
ne the names of Smith, Ells, Stetson, Gardner, Breed, Pierce, Babbitt, Curtis, Porter, Tufts, Cummings, Cushing, Newcomb, Brown, Hooker—these in the early, many more in the later history of the church.
Of those who joined the church previous to 1850, only two are living today: Miss Elizabeth Healy, who joined the church by baptism in 1842, and who has lived for the greater part of her ninety sweet and gentle years in the home where she is receiving loving compensation for the affection and cRailroad.
No company was attached to this engine and its use was mainly for the watering of ships, for which the builders paid a small fee. No. 4 (the Washington) was located in a corner of the Magoun shipyard till a new house was built for it in 1850 on Park street. The hook and ladder carriage remained under the Town Hall till the new house on High street was built.
The engines were manned by companies of thirty or more.
In 1847 there were ninety-six firemen who received as remuneration f
Aug. 31, 1797
Goddin, JonathanJan. 30, 1791
Goddin, ThomasLexington, Dec. 19, 1763Journeyman employed by Samuel Tilton.
Goldsmith, Zaccheus Mehitabel (wife) IsaacIpswich, April 24, 1764Dec. 3, 1764Tenant of Col. Royall.
Main street, 1835-1850.
(Reminiscences continued from Vol.
VI., Page 20.)
THE Medford house has the same general appearance today as years ago. It formerly had a fine hall which was used for dancing parties and public entertainments.
A town meeting was held ther Hartshorn and John T. White.
Both were employed at Mr. Peck's hat factory.
The latter colored hats; when his services were needed his presence was required night and day. He was constable, deputy sheriff and tax collector for many years.
About 1850 he moved into his house on Ashland street, where he died.
Jesse Crosby's wheelwright shop occupied the triangle made by the Turnpike (Mystic avenue), Union street and Mr. Hartshorn's premises.
He removed to Nashua, New Hampshire, and was succe