I find no record of theological differences in the old meeting-house.
The Quaker or Baptist may have been there, but that time was long before the Universalist, Unitarian, or Methodist-Episcopal.
The churches of England and of Rome, the ancient Medfordites would have none of. This is evident in the fact that, in the acts of worship and observation of times, everything was diametrically opposite.
Even the Holy Scriptures were unread in the meeting-house, and not until 1755 was there a Bible upon the pulpit.
No lights gleamed or candles flickered from its windows on Sunday night, for the Sabbath began at sunset on Saturday.
One Medford man is credited with having a poor opinion of religion got by candle light.
The records say of a town meeting, Adjourned to meet at Stephen Willis' on December 6 at about sunsetting.
From twelve to fifteen shillings a year paid for the care of the house, and sometimes the deacon was the caretaker.
The duties were sweep