ers moved away and the society grew so small that preaching services were suspended for a time.
In February, 1842, Ira T. Barker of Medford was converted and joined the High street (now Trinity) Methodist Episcopal Church in Charlestown.
In May s pastorate, also, the church lost by death three of its most valued members—Joseph L. Goldthwait, Albert Butters and Ira T. Barker.
In 1869 Rev. N. T. Whitaker followed Mr. Wait.
That year the society purchased a house on the corner of Salem and ch services were discontinued, the Sabbath-school was also discontinued for a time.
In 1843 it was reorganized, with Ira T. Barker as superintendent, and from that time until the present has had a continuous existence.
The superintendents have been as follows:—
Ira T. Barker, Noah Hathaway, Thomas Emerson, Joseph L. Goldthwait, Charles F. Newcomb, Thomas C. Newcomb, S. B. Harrington, Charles N. Jones, Bailey T. Mills, Augustus L. Ordway, S. N. Mayo, W. T.
Such are the bare facts of t