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Central street ; thence through the centre of Central street to India
street; thence through the centre of India street to Milk street; thence
through the centre of Milk street to AVashington street ; thence through
the centre of "Washington street to School street; thence through the
centre of School street and Beacon street to point of beginning.

WARD SEVEN.

Beginning at the intersection of Charles street and Beacon street ;
thence through the centre of Beacon street and School street to Washing-
ton street ; thence through the centre of Washington street to Milk street ;
thence through the centre of Milk street to India street ; thence through
the centre of India street to Central street ; thence through the centre
of Central street to Atlantic avenue ; thence through the centre of
Atlantic avenue to the southerly side of Long wharf ; thence by said
line to Harbor Commissioners' line ; thence by Harbor Commissioners 1
line and the centre of Fort Point channel to Broadway; thence through
the centre of Broadway to Way street; thence through the centre of
Way street to Harrison avenue ; thence through the centre of Harrison
avenue to Mott street; thence through the centre of Mott street and
Castle street to Tremont street ; thence through the centre of Tremont
street to Pleasant street ; thence through the centre of Pleasant street
to Columbus avenue ; thence through the centre of Columbus avenue to
Park square ; thence across Park square to Charles street ; thence
through the centre of Charles street to the point of beginning.

WARD EIGHT.

Beginning at the intersection of Beacon street and Joy street ; thence
through the centre of Joy street to Cambridge street; thence through
the centre of Cambridge street and West Boston bridge to the centre of
Charles river ; thence through the centre of Charles river to Charles-
river bridge ; thence through the centre of Charles-river bridge to
Prince street ; thence through the centre of Prince street to Causeway
street ; thence through the centre of Causeway street to Charles-
town street ; thence through the centre of Charlestown street to Travers
street ; thence through the centre of Travers street to Portland street ;
thence through the centre of Portland street to Chardon street; thence
through the centre of Chardon street to Bowdoin square ; thence across
Bowdoin square to Cambridge street ; thence through the centre of
Cambridge street to Bowdoin street ; thence through the centre of
Bowdoin street to Beacon street ; thence through the centre of Beacon
street to the point of beginning.



NEW WARDS. 179



WARD NINE.

Beginning at the intersection of West Dedham and Tremont streets;
thence through the centre of Tremont street to Castle street; thence
through the centre of Castle street and Mott street to Harrison avenue ;
thence through the centre of Harrison avenue to Way street ; thence
through the centre of Way street to Broadway ; thence through the centre
of Broadway to Fort Point channel ; thence by Fort Point channel to the
southerly side of Dover-street bridge ; thence by the southerly side of
Dover-street bridge to the Harbor Commissioners' line on the easterly
side of Fort Point channel ; thence by said line to the New York & New
England Railroad ; thence through the centre of the location of the
New York & New England Railroad to East Brookline street extended ;
thence through the centre of East Brookline street extended to the shore
line; thence by the shore line to the extension of East Canton street;
thence through the centre of East Canton-street extension and East
Canton street to Shawmut avenue ; thence through the centre of Shawmut
avenue to West Dedham street ; thence through the centre of West
Dedham street to the jjoint of beginning.

WARD TEN.

Beginning at the intersection of the centre of Muddy river and Boyl-
ston road ; thence through the centre of Boylston road to Boylston
street ; thence through the centre of Boylston street to Exeter street ;
thence through the centre of Exeter street to Blagden street ; thence
through the centre of Blagden street to Copley square ; thence across
Copley square to St. James avenue ; thence through St. James avenue
to Berkeley street ; thence through the centre of Bei'keley street to
Providence street; thence through the centre of Providence street to
Park square ; thence across Park square to Pleasant street ; thence
through the centre of Pleasant street to Tremont street ; thence through
the centre of Tremont street to Dartmouth street ; thence through the
centre of Dartmouth street to Warren avenue ; thence through the centre
of Warren avenue to Columbus square ; thence across Columbus square
to West Newton street; thence through the centre of West Newton
street to the Providence Division of the New York, NeAV Haven &
Hartford Railroad ; thence through the centre of the location of the
Providence Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
to Rogers avenue ; thence through the centre of Rogers avenue to Hunt-
ington avenue ; thence through the centre of Huntington avenue to the
Huntington entrance to Back Bay Fens ; thence through the centre of said
entrance to the centre of Muddy river ; thence through the centre of
Muddy river to the point of beginning.



180 MUNICIPAL REGISTER.

WARD ELEVEN.

Beginning at the intersection of the centre of Charles river and St.
Mary's street extended ; thence through the centre of Charles river to
the West Boston bridge ; thence through the centre of West Boston
bridge and Cambridge street to Joy street ; thence through the centre
of Joy street to Beacon street ; thence through the centre of Beacon
street to Charles street ; thence through the centre of Charles street to
Park square ; thence across Park square to Providence street ; thence
through the centre of Providence street to Berkeley street; thence
through the centre of Berkeley street to St. James avenue ; thence through
the centre of St. James avenue to Copley square ; thence across Copley
square to Blagden street ; thence through the centre of Blagden street
to Exeter street ; thence through the centre of Exeter street to Boylston
street; thence through the centre of Boylston street and Boylston road
to Muddy river ; thence through the centre of Muddy river to extension
of St. Mary's street ; thence through the centre of the extension of St.
Mary's street and St. Mary's street and St. Mary's street extended to
the point of beginning.

WARD TWELVE.

Beginning at the intersection of the Providence Division of the New
York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and West Newton street ; thence
through the centre of West Newton street to Columbus square ; thence
across Columbus square to Warren avenue ; thence through the centre
of Warren avenue to Dartmouth street ; thence through the centre of
Dartmouth street and West Dedham street to Shawmut avenue ; thence
through the centre of Shawmut avenue to East Canton street ; thence
through the centre of East Canton street and East Canton street extended
to the shore line ; thence by the shore line and the centre of the Roxbury
canal to Massachusetts avenue ; thence through the centre of Massachu-
setts avenue to Albany street; thence through the centre of Albany
street to Northampton street ; thence through the centre of Northampton
street to Fellows street ; thence through the centre of Fellows street to
East Lenox street ; thence through the centre of East Lenox street to
Washington street ; thence through the centre of Washington street
to Camden street; thence through the centre of Caiuden street to the
Providence Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad ;
thence through the centre of the location of the Providence Division of
the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad to the point of begin-
ning.

WARD THIRTEEN.

Beginning at the intersection of F street extended and the Harbor
Commissioners' line ; thence through the centre of F street extended and



NEW WARDS. 181

F street to West Broadway ; thence through the centre of West Broad-
way to E street ; thence through the centre of E street to the Old Colony
Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad ; thence
through the centre of the location of the Old Colony Division of the New
York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad to D street ; thence through the
centre of D street to Doi-chester avenue ; thence through the centre
of Dorchester avenue to the Old Colony Division of the New York,
New Haven & Hartford Railroad ; thence through the centre of the
location of the Old Colony Division of the New York, New Haven &
Hartford Railroad to the New York & New England Railroad ; thence
through the centre of the location of the New York & New England
Railroad to the Harbor Commissioners' line ; thence by said line to the
southerly side of Dover-street bridge ; thence by the southerly side of
said bridge to the centre of Fort Point channel ; thence through the
centre of Fort Point channel to Harbor Commissioners' line ; thence by
the Harbor Commissioners' line to the point of beginning.

WARD FOURTEEN.

Beginning at the intersection of F street extended and the Harbor Com-
missioners' line ; thence by the Harbor Commissioners' line to the
southern extension of K street ; thence through the centre of K street
extended and K street to East Sixth street ; thence through the centre of
East Sixth street to H street ; thence through the centre of H street to
East Broadway ; thence through the centre of East Broadway to Dor-
chester street ; thence through the centre of West Broadway to F street ;
thence through the centre of F street and F street extended to the point
of beginning.

WARD FIFTEEN.

Beginning at the intersection of the Old Colony Division of the New
York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and the New York & New Eng-
land Railroad ; thence through the centre of the location of the Old
Colony Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Rail-
road to Dorchester avenue ; thence through the centre of Dorchester
avenue to D street; thence through the centre of D street to the Old
Colony Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad ;
thence through the centre of the location of the Old Colony Division of
the New York, New. Haven & Hartford Railroad to E street; thence
through the centre of E street to" West Broadway ; thence through the
centre of West Broadway to Dorchester street ; thence through the
centre of East Broadway to H street ; thence through the centre of H
street to East Sixth street ; thence through the centre of East Sixth
street to K street ; thence through the centre of K street and K street



182 MUNICIPAL REGISTER.

extended to Harbor Commissioners'' line ; thence by Harbor Commis-
sioners 1 line to proposed Strandway ; thence through the centre of pro-
posed Strandway to Old Harbor street extension ; thence through the
centre of Old Harbor street extension and Old Harbor street to Burnham
street ; thence through the centre of Burnham street to Mercer street ;
thence through the centre of Mercer street to Newman street; thence
through the centre of Newman street to Dorchester street: thence
through the centre of Dorchester street to Andrew square ; thence across
Andrew square to Swett street; thence through the centre of Swett
street to the New York & New England Railroad ; thence through the
centre of the location of the New, York & New England Railroad to the
point of beginning.

WARD SIXTEEN.

Beginning at the intersection of the New York & New England Rail-
road and Swett street ; thence through the centre of Swett street to
Andi'ew square; thence across Andrew square to Dorchester street;
thence through the centre of Dorchester street to Newman street; thence
through the centre of Newman street to Mercer street; thence through
the centre of Mercer street to Burnham street ; thence through the
centre of Burnham street to Old Harbor street ; thence through the
centre of Old Harbor street and Old Harbor street extended to the pro-
posed Strandvvay ; thence through the proposed Strandway to the Old
Colony Division of the New STork, New Haven & Hartford Railroad;
thence through the centre of the location of the Old Colony Division of
the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad to Crescent avenue ;
thence through the centre of Crescent avenue and East Cottage street to
Boston street ; thence through the centre of Boston and Columbia streets
to Quincy street; thence through the centre of Quincy street to Blue
Hill avenue ; thence through the centre of Blue Hill avenue to West
Cottage street ; thence through the centre of "West Cottage street and
East Cottage street to the New York & New England Railroad ; thence
through the centi-e of the location of the New York & New England
Railroad to the point of beginning.

WARD SEVENTEEN.

Beginning at the intersection of Washington street and East Lenox
street; thence through the centre of East Lenox street to Fellows
street , thence through the centre of Fellows street to Northamp-
ton street ; thence thi'ough the centre of Northampton street to
Albany street ; thence through the centre of Albany street to Massachu-
setts avenue ; thence through the centre of Massachusetts avenue to
the lloxbury canal ; thence through the Roxbury canal to East Brookline



NEW WARDS. 183

street extended ; thence through the centre of East Brookline street
extended to the New York & New England Railroad ; thence by the cen-
tre of the location of the New York & New England Railroad to East
Cottage street ; thence tli rough the centre of East Cottage and West
Cottage streets to Blue Hill avenue ; thence through the centre of Blue
Hill avenue to Moreland street; thence through the centre of Moreland
street to Warren street ; thence through the centre of Warren street to
Washington street; thence through the centre of Washington street
to the point of beginning.

WARD EIGHTEEN.

Beginning at the intersection of the Providence Division of the New
York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and Camden street ; thence
through the centre of Camden street to Washington street ; thence
through the centre of Washington street to Warren street;
thence through the centre of WaiTen street to Dudley street ; thence
through the centre of Dudley street to Washington street;
thence through the centre of Washington street to Bartlett street;
thence through the centre of Bartlett street to Eliot square ; thence
through the centre of Roxbury street to Gay street; thence through the
centre of Gay street to Linden Park street ; thence through the centre
of Linden Park street to Tremont street ; thence through the centre of
Tremont street to Prentiss street ; thence through the centre of Prentiss
street to the Providence Division of the New York, New Haven & Hart-
ford Railroad ; .thence through the centre of the location of the Provi-
dence Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad to
the point of beginning.

WARD NINETEEN.

Beginning at the intersection of the boundary line between Brookline
and Boston and Jamaicaway ; thence by said boundary line and the
centre of Muddy river to the extension of the Huntington entrance to
Back Bay Fens ; thence by said entrance to Huntington avenue ; thence
through the centre of Huntington avenue to Rogers avenue ; thence
through the centre of Rogers avenue to the Providence Division of
the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad ; thence through the
centre of the location of the Providence Division of the New York,
New Haven & Hartford Railroad to Prentiss street; thence through the
centre of Prentiss street to Tremont street ; thence through the centre
of Tremont street to Linden Park street ; thence through the centre
of Linden Park street to Gay street ; thence through the centre of Gay
street to Roxbury street; thence through the centre of Roxbury street
to Eliot square ; thence across Eliot square to Highland street ; thence
through the centre of Highland street to Marcella street ; thence through



184 MUNICIPAL REGISTER.

the centre of MarceUa street to Centre street : thence through the centre
of Centre street to New Heath street ; thence through the centre of
New Heath street and Heath street to Bickford street ; thence through
the centre of Bickford street to Minden street ; thence through the
centre of Minden street to Day street ; thence through the centre of
Day street to Grotto Glen ; thence through the centre of Grotto Glen
and Grotto Glen extended to Jamaicaway ; thence through the centre of
Jamaicaway to the point of beginning.

WARD TWENTY.

Beginning at the intersection of the Old Colony Division of the New
York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and proposed Strandway ;
thence by the said Strandway to the Harbor Commissioners' line ;
thence by the Harbor Commissioners' line to Greenwich street extended ;
thence through the centre of Greenwich street extended and Greenwich
street to Dorchester avenue ; thence through the centre of Dorchester
avenue to Centre avenue ; thence through the centre of Centre avenue
and Centre street to Talbot avenue; thence through the centre of Talbot
avenue to Blue Hill avenue; thence through the centre of Blue Hill
avenue to Quincy street ; thence through the centre of Quincy street to
Columbia street ; thence through the centre of Columbia street and
Boston street to Edward Everett square ; thence through the centre of
East Cottage street and Crescent avenue to the Old Colony Division of
the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad ; thence through the
centre of the location of the Old Colony Division of the New York,
New Haven & Hartford Railroad to the point of beginning.

WARD TWENTY-ONE.

Beginning at Eliot square at the intersection of Highland street and
Bartlett street ; thence through the centre of Bartlett street to Washing-
ton street ; thence through the centre of Washington street and Dudley
street to Warren street ; thence through the centre of Warren street to
Moreland street ; thence through the centre of Moreland street to Blue
Hill avenue ; thence through the centre of Blue Hill avenue to Seaver
street ; thence through the centre of Seaver street to Walnut avenue ;
thence through the centre of Walnut avenue to Westminster avenue ;
thence through the centre of Westminster avenue to Washington street ;
thence through the centre of Washington street to Valentine street;
thence through the centre of Valentine street to Thornton street ; thence
through the centre of Thornton street to Ellis street ; thence through
the centre of Ellis street to Hawthorn street ; thence through the centre
of Hawthorn street to Highland street ; thence through the centre of
Highland street to the point of beginning.



NEW WARDS. 185



WARD TWENTY-TWO.

Beginning at the intersection of the boundary line between Brookline
and Boston and Jamaicaway ; thence through the centre of Jamaicaway
to the extension of Grotto Glen ; thence through the centre of the exten-
sion of Grotto Glen and Grotto Glen to Day street ; thence through the
centre of Day street to Minden street; thence through the centre of
Mind en street to Bickford street; thence through the centre of Bickford
street to Heath street ; thence through the centre of Heath street and
New Heath street to Centre street ; thence through the centre of Centre
street to Marcella street; thence through the centre of Marcella street
and Highland street to Hawthorn street ; thence tlrrough the centre of
Hawthorn street to Ellis street ; thence through the centre of Ellis street
to Thornton street ; thence through the centre of Thornton street to Valen-
tine street ; thence through the centre of Valentine street to Washington
street ; thence through the centre of Washington street to Westminster
avenue ; thence through the centre of Westminster avenue to Walnut
avenue ; thence through the centre of Walnut avenue and Sigourney street
to Glen road ; thence through the centre of Glen road and Green street to
the Providence Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford
Railroad ; thence through the centre of the location of the Providence
Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad to Caro-
lina avenue ; thence through the centre of Carolina avenue to South
street ; thence through the centre of South street to Centre street ; thence
through the centre of Centre street to Myrtle street ; thence through
the centre of Myrtle street to Pond street ; thence through the centre of
Pond street to Jamaicaway ; thence through the centre of Jamaicaway
to Perkins street ; thence through the centre of Perkins street to
Chestnut street ; thence through the centre of Chestnut street to the
boundary line between Brookline and Boston ; thence by said line to the
point of beginning.

WARD TWENTY-THREE.

Beginning at the intersection of the. boundary line between Brookline
and Boston and Perkins sti'eet; thence through the centre of Perkins
street to Jamaicaway ; thence through the centre of Jamaicaway to Pond
street ; thence through the centre of Pond street to Myrtle street ; thence
through the centre of Myrtle street to Centre street ; thence through the
centre of Centre street to South street; thence through the centre of
South street to Carolina avenue, to the Providence Division of the New
York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad ; thence through the centre of
the location of the Providence Division of the New Yoi'k, New Haven
& Hartford Railroad to Green street ; thence through the centre of Green
street and Glen road to Sigourney street ; thence through the centre of



186 MUNICIPAL REGISTER.

Sigourney street and Walnut avenue to Seaver street; thence through
the centre of Seaver street to Blue Hill avenue ; thence through the
centre of Blue Hill avenue to Back street; thence through the centre of
Back street to the boundary line between Hyde Park and Boston ; thence
by the said boundary and the boundary line between Boston and Dedham,
and the boundary line between Boston and Newton, and the boundary
line between Boston and Brookline to the point of beginning.

WARD TWENTY-FOUR.

Beginning at the intersection of Greenwich street extended and the
Harbor Commissioners 1 line; thence by the Harbor Commissioners 1 line
to the boundary line between Boston and Quincy ; thence by the said
boundary line and the boundary line between Boston and Milton and
the boundary line between Boston and Hyde Park to Back street ; thence
through the centre of Back street to Talbot avenue ; thence through the
centre of Talbot avenue to Centre street; thence through the centre of
Centre street and Centre avenue to Dorchester avenue ; thence through
the centre of Dorchester avenue to Greenwich street ; thence through
the centre of Greenwich street and Greenwich street extended to the
point of beginning.

WARD TWENTY-FIVE.

Beginning at the intersection of St. Mary's street extended and the
boundary line between Cambridge and Boston ; thence by St. Mary's
street extended to the boundary line between Brookline and Boston ;
thence by said boundary line and the boundary line between Newton
and Boston, and the boundary line between Watertown and Boston,
and the boundary line between Cambridge and Boston to the point of
beginning.



WARD PRECINCTS. ' 18"



PRECINCTS OF NEW WARDS.



The new wards established by Chap. 2 of the Ordinances of 1895 were
divided into precincts by the Board of Aldermen, as follows :

WARD ONE.

Nine Precincts — 3,896 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Marion and Bennington streets ; thence by the centre line of Benning-
ton street to Central square ; thence across Central square to Border
street; thence by the centre lines of Border, Eutaw, Meridian, Lexing-
ton, and Marion streets to the point of beginning — 430 voters.

Precinct Tivo. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Marion and Lexington streets ; thence by the centre lines of Lexington,
Meridian, Eutaw, Brooks, Saratoga, and Marion streets to the point of
beginning — 427 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line :• Beginning at the intersection of Brooks and Eutaw
streets ; thence by the centre lines of Eutaw and Border streets to the
ward line separating Ward One from Ward Two ; thence by said ward


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