th of Thomas, the farm was divided between his sons George and Nathaniel.
George Blanchard, son of Thomas, had two wives and ten children.
He lived on the half of tto the marshes now known as Wellington, was first called Wilson's point, then Blanchard's point.
The earlier records all call the place Wilson's or Blanchard's poinBlanchard's point, Charlestown, then Maiden; and in 1819, part in Malden and part in Medford.
One hundred and twenty acres of this farm were annexed to Medford in 1816, which explto in a deed dated 1657 as The Common Highway leading from the Mansion house (Blanchard's) into Charlestown common and Medford house.
This road, now Riverside avenue.
Mr. Collins sold this land, with four and a half acres of upland, to Mr. George Blanchard.
The remains of these pine trees can still be seen on the marsh near thy increasing.
In 1869 there were but seven houses on the farm.
They were: Blanchard (old house); house corner Middlesex and Riverside avenues; Mansion house, Bra