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and Bunker Hill streets; thence by the centre lines of Bunker Hill, Quincy,
Medford, and Pearl streets to the point of beginning — 491 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Bunker
Hill and Pearl streets; thence by the centre lines of Pearl, High, Walker,
Main, and Lincoln streets, Rutherford avenue, Tibbetts Town Way,
Hancock square, Eden, Russell, Walker, Wall, Sullivan, and Bunker
Hill streets to the point of beginning — 446 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Bun-



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ker Hill and Sullivan streets; thence by the centre lines of Sulhvan, Wall,
Walker, Russell, and Eden streets, Hancock square, Tibbetts Town Way,
Rutherford avenue, Middlesex, Auburn, and Bunker Hill streets to the
point of beginning — 517 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Medford
and Quincy streets; thence by the centre lines of Quincy, Auburn, and
Middlesex streets, Rutherford avenue, Thorndike, Main, Charles, Bunker
Hill, Baldwin, and Medford streets to the point of beginning — 501 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the North channel in Mystic river, at the
line dividing Ward Three from Ward Four; thence by said ward line to
the centre hne of Medford street; thence by the centre hnes of Medford,
Baldwin, Bunker Hill, Charles, Main, and Thorndike streets and Ruth-
erford avenue to the centre line of location of Boston & Lowell Freight
Railroad; thence by the said centre of location and the centre lines of
Main street and Mystic avenue to the boundary line between Boston and
Somerville; thence by said boundary line and the boundary line between
Boston and Everett to the point of beginning — 444 voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward Isdng within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre hne of Ruth-
erford avenue and the ward line between Wards Four and Five; thence
by said ward hne to the boundary line between Boston and Somerville;
thence by said boundary line to the centre line of Mystic avenue; thence
by the centre hnes of Mystic avenue and Main street and the centre of the
location of the Boston & Lowell Freight Railroad to the centre line of
Rutherford avenue; thence by said centre line to the point of beginning —
396 voters.

WARD FIVE.

Six Precincts — 2,720 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Monu-
ment avenue and Main street; thence by the centre lines of Main, Walker,
High, Pleasant, and Warren streets, and Monument avenue to the point
of beginning — 431 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre hnes of Chelsea
street and City square; thence by the centre lines of City square. Main
street, Monument avenue, Warren and Pleasant streets. Monument
square, Chestnut street, Mt. Vernon avenue, Mt. Vernon, Adams, Com-
mon, Park, Joiner, and Chelsea streets to the point of beginning — 541
voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at Charles river at the intersection of the
centre hne of Warren bridge with the ward Une; thence by the centre
lines of Warren bridge, Warren avenue, City square, Chelsea, Joiner,
Park, Common, and Adams streets to the ward line; thence following



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the said ward line along the south-westerly boundary of the Navy Yard
and through Charles river to the point of beginning — 470 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Warren
bridge and the ward line separating Ward Five from Ward Eight; thence
by the ward line of Ward Five to the centre line of Arrow street extended ;
thence by said centre Une and the centre lines of Arrow, Bow, Devens, and
Main streets. City square, Warren avenue, and Warren bridge to the point
of beginning — 339 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Arrow
street extended and the ward line; thence following the ward line to its
intersection with the centre Une of Austin street; thence by the centre
lines of Austin and Chapman streets, Rutherford avenue, Austin, Main,
Devens, Bow, and Arrow streets, and Arrow street extended to the point
of beginning — 516 voters.

Precinct Six. — : All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Main
and Austin streets; thence by the centre hues of Austin street, Rutherford
avenue. Chapman and Austin streets to the ward hne; thence by said ward
Une to the division line between Wards Four and Five; thence by said
division line to its intersection with the centre line of Main street; thence
by the centre line of Main street to the point of beginning — 423 voters.

WARD SIX.

Eight Precincts — 3,498 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at the intersection of the ward
line and the centre Une of Hanover street extended; thence by said centre
line extended and the centre lines of Hanover, Commercial, and North
streets, Hanover avenue. Charter, Foster, and Commercial streets to the
centre line of location of the former Charles-river bridge; thence by said
centre line to the ward line in Charles river; thence by said ward line to
the point of beginning — 400 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Com-
mercial and Foster streets; thence by the centre lines of Foster, Charter,
Salem, Sheafe, Margaret, Prince, and Commercial streets to the point of
beginning — 424 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Charter and Hanover streets; thence by the centre lines of Hanover,
Prince, Margaret, Sheafe, Salem, and Charter streets to the point of
beginning — 449 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning in Boston harbor at the intersection of the
ward line and the centre line of Eastern avenue extended; thence by



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said extended centre line and the centre lines of Eastern avenue, Com-
mercial, Lewis, and North streets, North square, Prince and Hanover
streets, Hanover avenue. North, Commercial, and Hanover streets, and
Hanover street extended to the ward line in Boston harbor; thence by
said ward line to the point of beginning — 432 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning in Boston harbor at the Une dividing Ward
Six from Ward Seven; thence following said ward hne to Milk street;
thence by the centre hnes of Milk, Washington, School, and Tremont
streets to Scollay square; thence through Scollay square and by the
centre hnes of Court, Hanover, Salem, and Prince streets, North square,
North, Lewis, and Commercial streets, Atlantic and Eastern avenues,
and the line of Eastern avenue extended to the ward line in Boston har-
bor; thence by said ward line to the point of beginning — 432 voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Tremont
and Beacon streets; thence by the centre lines of Beacon, Bowdoin,
and Cambridge streets to Bowdoin square; thence across said square
and by the centre line of Court street to Scollay square; thence through
Scollay square and by the centre line of Tremont street to the point
of beginning — 424 voters.

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre hnes of Hanover
and Court streets; thence by the centre line of Court street to Bowdoin
square; thence across Bowdoin square and by the centre lines of Chardon,
Portland, Traverse, Beverly, Cooper, North Margin, Thacher, Prince,
Salem, and Hanover streets to the point of beginning — 453 voters.

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described hne: Beginning at the centre lines of Commercial and Prince
streets; thence by the centre lines of Prince, Thacher, North Margin,
Cooper, Beverly, Traverse, Charlestown (now Washington Street North),
and Causeway streets to the point of beginning — 484 voters.

WARD SEVEN.

Six Precincts — 3,036 Voters.

*Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described Une: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Atlantic avenue and Beach street; thence by the centre lines of Beach,
Washington, La Grange, Tremont, Boylston, Charles, Beacon, School,
Washington, Milk, India, and Central streets, and Atlantic avenue, to the
ward Une between Long wharf and Central wharf; thence by said ward
line and the ward line in Boston harbor to the centre line of Congress
street; thence by the centre lines of Congress street and Atlantic avenue
to the point of beginning — 545 voters.

* The lines of Precincts One and Six were revised as set forth above and on p. 195,
by vote of the Board of Aldermen, April 4, 1898, approved by the Mayor, April 6, 1898.



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Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Tremont and Boylston streets; thence by the centre lines of Tremont
and Pleasant streets to Park square; thence across Park square and
by the centre line of Boylston street to the point of beginning — 437
voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Harrison
avenue and Beach street; thence by the centre lines of Harrison avenue,
Pine, and Warrenton streets, Shawmut avenue, Tremont, La Grange,
Washington, and Beach streets to the point of beginning — 443 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Harrison avenue and Pine street; thence by the centre lines of Harrison
avenue, Motte, Castle, and Tremont streets, Shawmut avenue, Warren-
ton, and Pine streets to the point of beginning — 518 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Albany
and Harvard streets; thence by the centre lines of Albany and Way
streets, Harrison avenue, and Harvard street to the point of beginning —
528 voters.

* Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Albany street and Broadway; thence by the centre lines of Albany and
Harvard streets, Harrison avenue and Beach street, Atlantic avenue
and Congress street and Congress-street bridge to the ward line in Fort
Point channel; thence by said ward line to the centre line of Broadway;
thence by said centre line to the point of beginning — 565 voters.

WARD EIGHT.
Six Precincts — 3,548 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Cause-
way and Charlestown (now Washington Street North) streets; thence by
the centre lines of Causeway, Wall, Minot, and Leverett streets to Craigie's
bridge (now Charles River Dam) ; thence by the centre of Charles River
Dam to the ward line in Charles river; thence by said ward line to the
centre line of location of the former Charles-river bridge; thence by said
line to Causeway street; thence by the centre line of Causeway street to
the point of beginning — 546 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Causeway
and Charlestown (now Washington Street North) streets; thence by the
centre lines of Washington Street North, Traverse, Portland, and Chardon
streets to Bowdoin square; thence across Bowdoin square to Cambridge
* See note on page 194.



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street; thence through the centre lines of Cambridge, Chambers, Green,
Leverett, and Causeway streets to the point of beginning — 642 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Cam-
bridge and Bowdoin streets; thence by the centre Unes of Bowdoin, Beacon,
Joy, and Cambridge streets to the point of beginning — 583 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Wall
and Causeway streets; thence by the centre lines of Causeway, Leverett,
Green, Chambers, Eaton, North Russell, Parkman, Blossom, Allen,
Spring, and Chambers streets to Hammond avenue; thence by the centre
lines of Hammond avenue, Leverett, Cotting, and Wall streets to the point
of beginning — 614 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Spring
and Poplar streets; thence by the centre lines of Poplar street and Poplar
street extended to the ward line in Charles river; thence by said ward line
to the centre of Craigie's bridge (now Charles River Dam); thence by
the centre lines of Charles River Dam, Leverett, Minot, Wall, Cotting,
and Leverett streets, Hammond avenue. Chambers and Spring streets
to the point of beginning — 556 voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described hne : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Cham-
bers and Cambridge streets; thence by the centre line of Cambridge street
to the ward line in Charles river; thence by said ward line to the centre
line of Poplar street extended; thence by the centre lines of Poplar street
extended. Poplar, Spring, Allen, Blossom, Parkman, North Russell, Eaton
and Chambers streets to the point of beginning — 607 voters.

WARD NINE.

Seven Precincts — 3,700 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described hne : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Harrison
avenue and Florence street; thence by the centre lines of Florence, Wash-
ington, Compton, Tremont, Castle, and Motte streets, and Harrison
avenue to the point of beginning — 522 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Harrison
avenue and Fay street; thence by the centre lines of Fay, Dover, Washing-
ton, and Groton streets, Shawmut avenue, Dover, Tremont, Compton,
Washington, and Florence streets, and Harrison avenue to the point of
beginning — 591 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre hne of Broad-
way bridge and the ward line; thence by said ward line through Fort Point
channel to its intersection with the centre line of Bristol street extended;
thence by said centre line extended and the centre lines of Bristol street,



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Harrison avenue, Way street, Broadway, and Broadway bridge to the
point of beginning — 513 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Bristol
street extended and the ward Une in Fort Point channel; thence by said
ward line through Fort Point channel and South bay to its intersection
with the centre line of Wareham street extended; thence by said centre line
extended and the centre lines of Wareham, Maiden, Washington, Waltham,
and Bradford streets, Shawmut avenue, Groton, Washington, Dover, Fay,
and Bristol streets, and Bristol street extended to the point of beginning

— 486 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Tremont
and Dover streets; thence by the centre lines of Dover street, Shawmut
avenue, Bradford, Waltham, and Tremont streets to the point of beginning

— 508 voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of West
Dedham and Tremont streets; thence by the centre lines of Tremont,
Waltham, Washington, and West Dedham streets to the point of begin-
ning — 541 voters.

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Shawmut
avenue and West Dedham street ; thence by the centre lines of West Dedham,
Washington, Maiden, and Wareham streets, and Wareham street extended
to the centre line of location of the former New York & New England
Railroad; thence by said centre line of location to its intersection with
the centre line of East Brookline street extended; thence by said extended
centre line to its intersection with the harbor line; thence by said harbor
line to its intersection with the centre line of East Canton street ex-
tended; thence by said extended centre line and the centre lines of East
and West Canton streets and Shawmut avenue to the point of begin-
ning — 539 voters.

WARD TEN.

Nine Precincts — 3,931 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Pleasant
and Tremont streets; thence by the centre Hnes of Tremont, Church,
Winchester, and Ferdinand streets, Columbus avenue, Berkeley and
Providence streets to Park square; thence across Park square to the
centre line of Pleasant street; thence by the centre line of Pleasant street
to the point of beginning — 464 voters.

*Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Tremont
and Church streets; thence by the centre line of Tremont street to the

* Boundaries of Precincts 2 and 7 of Ward 10 were revised as stated by an order of the
City Council passed Feb. 16, 1912, and approved by the Mayor Feb. 17, 1912.



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centre line of location of the Boston and Albany Railroad; thence by said
centre line of location to its intersection with the centre line of Trinity
place extended; thence by the centre line of Trinity place extended and
Trinity place to the centre line of Stanhope street; thence by the centre
lines of Stanhope and Berkeley streets, Columbus avenue, Ferdinand,
Winchester and Church streets, to the point of beginning — 446 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Tremont
and Appleton streets; thence by the centre lines of Appleton, Dartmouth,
Chandler, and Clarendon streets, and Columbus avenue, to the centre line
of the location of the Boston and Albany Railroad; thence by said centre
line of location to its intersection with the centre line of Tremont street;
thence by the centre line of Tremont street to the point of beginning —
420 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Tremont
and Appleton streets; thence by the centre lines of Tremont, Dartmouth,
and Appleton streets to the point of beginning — 444 voters.

Precinct Five. — Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of
Columbus avenue and the centre line of location of the Boston and Albany
Railroad; thence by said centre line of location to the centre line of
location of the Providence Division of the New York, New Haven &
Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre line of location to the centre
line of Yarmouth street; thence by the centre lines of Yarmouth street,
Columbus avenue. Chandler and Clarendon streets, and Columbus avenue
to the point of beginning — 456 voters.

Precinct Six. — Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Warren and Dartmouth streets; thence by the centre lines of Dartmouth
street, Columbus avenue, and Yarmouth street to the intersection of
the centre line of Yarmouth street with the centre line of location of the
Providence Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad;
thence by said centre line of location to the centre line of West Newton
street; thence by the centre line of West Newton street to and across
Columbus square, and by the centre line of Warren avenue to the point
of beginning — 411 voters.

*Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of location
of the Providence Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford
Railroad and the centre line of West Newton street extended; thence by
the centre lines of West Newton street, Huntington avenue, Norway,
Falmouth, and Dalton streets, and Dalton street extended across the Bos-
ton and Albany Railroad to the centre line of Boylston street; thence by
the centre lines of Boylston, Exeter, and Blagden streets across Hunting-
ton avenue to the centre line of St. James avenue; thence by the centre

* See note on page 197.



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lines of St. James avenue, Berkeley and Stanhope streets, Trinity place
and Trinity place extended to the centre line of location of the Boston
& Albany Railroad; thence by the centre hne of said location to the old
intersection of the centre line of location of the Providence Division of the
New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre line
of location of the Providence Division and by the new centre line of loca-
tion to the point of beginning — 519 voters.

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of West
Newton street and the centre line of location of the Providence Division
of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by the said
centre Hne of location to the centre Hne of Massachusetts avenue; thence
by the centre lines of Massachusetts avenue and Boylston street to the
centre Hne of Dal ton street extended; thence by said extended centre
line across the Boston and Albany Railroad, and by the centre lines of
Dalton, Falmouth, and Norway streets, Huntington avenue, and West
Newton street to the point of beginning — 473 voters.

Precinct Nine. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described Hne: Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Massa-
chusetts avenue and the centre line of location of the Providence Division
of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by the said
centre line of location to the centre line of Rogers avenue; thence by the
centre lines of Rogers and Huntington avenues and Huntington entrance
to Back Bay Fens, and the centre line of Huntington entrance extended
to the centre Hne of Muddy river; thence by the centre Hne of Muddy
river to its intersection with the centre line of Boylston road; thence
by the centre lines of Boylston road, Boylston street, and Massachusetts
avenue to the point of beginning — 298 voters.

WARD ELEVEN.

Nine Precincts — 3,710 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Joy
and Mt. Vernon streets; thence by the centre lines of Mt. Vernon street,
Louisburg square, Pinckney, Anderson, Revere, Irving, Cambridge, and
Joy streets to the point of beginning — 454 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-



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