It would seem by this that the house stood in the east part of Cradock's lands, adjoining Wilson and Nowell lands, in what is now Malden.
March 12, 1637-8, a grant of one thousand acres was made to Cradock and five hundred acres for his servants, twenty miles from any plantation.
At a court held at Boston, September 3, 1639, Lydia Dastin, wife of Josiah Dastin of Charlestown, a young woman of twenty-six, testified while in the house of Mr. Cradocke at misticke at meat with one Robert Panare he assaulted her, and caused her to cut her hand and her apron, that it was a little before night and her husband coming home late that night she did not make it known till the next evening.
This affidavit specially mentions the house of Mr. Cradock, and it would seem there was none other.
April 26, 1641, Cradock grants Josiah Dawstin of Mistick at Medford in New England all that my messuage or tenement late in the tenure of the saide Dawstin commonly called Dixes house, together w