wn the old property of the Hawes Solihull near Warwick.
I have found a curious old sampler worked by this Mary Cradock in 1722, and we have a beautiful portrait of their daughter Mary, painted by one Saunders.
I also find in Erdeswick that Matthew Cradock purchased Carswall or Caverswall Castle from Lord Huntingdon some time previous to 1655, so I think it probable that the Cradocks at Caverswall and the Parkers at Park Hall were near neighbors and friends.
I cannot find any connection witif your information at all tallies with mine, and in the meantime I will look round for more relics.
It is all so very interesting.
Yours sincerely, E. M. Parker Jervis.
Dear Mr. Hughes—
I send you today a Copy of an inscription on a Cradock tomb at Caverswall.
Also a Copy of the Sampler worked by Mary Cradock. Also the Pedigree as I make it out to be. All these things will I think interest your correspondent in America.
But all these things do not explain to me why they called th
first settlement and erected at the instance of Matthew Cradock, Father of our Medford.
A very readable articl its builder and master is highly appropriate.
Matthew Cradock was the father of Medford, and it is time that e facts already in our hands.
The genealogy of Matthew Cradock has been traced back to 1446, and furthest hack William, and William Cradock was the father of Matthew Cradock, Medford's founder and first friend, as the autnother source for our information, finding that our Cradock inherited property and built a new house at Caverswere the name of this town originated.
The deeds of Cradock's wife and daughter relate to lands in Medford, Masing to some authorities, was rebuilt in 1643 by Matthew Cradock— others say by William Cradock.
It is of unpre Massachusetts, M. P. from London, with his cousin Matthew Cradock (a contemporary M. P. for Stafford, the stiand of the present lineal descendant of another Matthew Cradock, owner of Meaford Hall.
It is apparent that th