Browsing named entities in Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 1.. You can also browse the collection for Matthew Cradock or search for Matthew Cradock in all documents.

Your search returned 21 results in 6 document sections:

e town rate, that is, the general tax, was only to supplement other sources of income; and it took many years to make apparent that tuition fees from the rich and free tuition for the poor made class distinctions too pronounced in a new society where in church and state all were equal. We must not forget, moreover, that Medford was small and poor and insignificant, enveloped literally and overshadowed by its larger and more prosperous neighbor, Charlestown. It was scarcely more than Governor Cradock's farm; and in 1700 its population probably did not exceed two hundred souls. In 1686 the county rate contained only fourteen names, and the whole number of polls in 1695 was but twenty-six. While the law passed by the Colonial Court in 1692 required every town of fifty householders to support a school for reading and writing, it was not till twenty-seven years later that Medford made any move to establish such a school. Lying so near Boston, we may feel certain that if she had had t
Reminders. Medford was settled in 1630 by followers of John Winthrop. Enjoyed in her early years the patronage of Matthew Cradock. During the Revolution her soldiers fought under Washington. Favored in 1824 with a visit from the noble Lafayette. On to Lexington through Medford rode gallant Paul Revere. Recalls with pride the patriotic deeds of Sarah Bradlee Fulton. Devoted to the memory of her greatest son, John Brooks. Her history is replete with interest; her record is honorable. Into the Civil War she sent 769 Union soldiers. She has ever been foremost in the cause of education. The Keels of Medford-built ships have ploughed every sea. On the banks of the Mystic shipbuilding flourished seventy years. Responded with her Minute men to the call in 1775. Indian Chief Nanepashemit lived on Rock Hill, 1615. Cradock House built in 1634 still stands in good condition. Admitted to have one of the finest High School Buildings. Lydia Maria
Historic Sites. the work of the Committee on Historic Sites has taken permanent form in three tablets already placed, with the subject-matter for several others well under way. Those placed are as follows: built by Gov. Matthew Cradock, 1634. Cradock House, Riverside avenue. the aqueduct by which the Middlesex canal crossed the Mystic river Rested upon the identical Abutments and piers which now support this bridge. Boston-avenue bridge over Mystic river. here stood, 1727-1770, the second meeting House of Medford. Rev. Ebenezer Turrell. South side of High street, near meeting House Brook. This work has been, of necessity, slow. Not only have the records of Medford been examined very closely, but the records at East Cambridge and Boston. Tablets are under way to mark the site of the First Church, one for the Royall House, old Wade House, and many other historic spots. It is hoped by the committee to make this work thorough and complete with the gift of
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 1., Souvenirs of Historic Medford. (search)
Souvenirs of Historic Medford. Spoons.—Cradock House and Royall House, in Coffee and Tea Spoons. Sterling Silver. A variety of patterns. China.—Small pieces, Cradock and Royall House ware. Very pretty. 35 to 75 Plaques.—Metal on Oak Mounts. Cradock House. 380, each. Very convenient to mail. Photographs.—Royall House (Exterior and Interior). Cradock House. Other buildings and views. C. D. Tucker, Optician, Jeweler, Stationer, 8 Main Street, Medford Square. Zzz L. R. Hall, 439 High Street, West
dford. Mr. John H. Hooper. February 21.—Governor Cradock's Plantation. Mr. Walter H. Cushing. To the men specially engaged in the service of Mr. Cradock, probably with others, settled on the east Here the General Court afterwards made to Governor Cradock large grants of lands covering all the tegeneral company, and the other one-third by Mr. Cradock, our Governor, and his associates intereste in general, and one third to the Governor, Mr. Cradock, and his partners; as is also the Charge of with Mr. Cradock, our Governor. In 1630 Mr. Cradock provides a man, Richard Waterman, whose chim these and other records that the plans of Mr. Cradock embraced the planting of fishing stations aps most of his cattle. On the east side is Mr. Cradock's plantation, where he has impaled a park, oemen, the bone and sinew of any land. And Mr. Cradock died early, in 1644, and his works (materiaants of Medford, or that magnificent man, Matthew Cradock. The evils to which I have referred were[6 more...]
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 1., Conveyance—Cradock to Dawstin. (search)
usbandrye as the said Mathew his Executors administrato[ ] or assignes shall require eight deyes also in a yeare Yearlye for ever namly Two deyes in May Two dayes in June Two dayes in July & two dayes in August, at such times as the sayd Matthew: or his assignes shall require it yet if at these dayes it be not precisly done so it be done wthin eight dayes after noe advantage to be taken, so farr forth as as the neglect be not willfull pvided, alwayes the sayd Mathew or his assignes pvide the said Josias or his assignes dyett vpon these sevorall eight deyes wch they worke for the said Mathew or his assignes, also I give and grant vnto the said Josias Dawstin or his assignes Comomimge for Twelve Swine & two kine in the woods in Wittnesse wherof I have hervnt: put my hands & Seale dated twentye sixth day of Aprillo Anno: Dominj: 1641: & seaventeenth Yeare of the reigne of Or Sovreine Lord King Charles Sealed & dilivered Per me Mathew: Cradock in presence of John Style & me Ric Stileman