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Purchase.
Part of Haverhill.
Part of Charlestown.
Part of Plymouth.
Part of Dorchester.
Precinct of Cape Cod.
Parts of Abington and Scituate.
Part of Mendon.
Part of Marlborough.
Parts of Andover, Boxford, Salem

and Topsfield.
South part of Turkey Hill.
Part of Chelmsford.
Parts of Billerica and Concord.
Parts of Reading and Wobum.



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Cities and Towns.

124 Raynham

125 Dudley

126 Harvard June 29, 1732



Date of EstsbUshmeiit.
Incoipontioii or first
mention.

Apr 2, 1731
Feb 2, 1732



127 Townseod

128 Sheffield

129 Halifax

130 Tewksbury

131 Grafton

132 Berkley

133 Upton

134 Acton

135 Waltham

136 Sturbridge

137 Bolton

138 Qielsea



142 Leominster

143 Holden

144 Blanford

145 Western



146 Pelham



June
June



29, 1732
22, 1733



July 4, 1734



Dec
Apr
Apr
June



17, 1734

18. 1735
18, 1735
14, 1735



July 3, 1735



Jan
June

June
Jan



4. 1738
24, 1738

24. 1738
10, 1739



139 Hardwick Jan 10, 1739

140 Stockbridge June 22, 1739

141 Wareham July 10,1739



June 23, 1740

Jan 9, 1 741

Apr 10, 1 741

Jan 16, 1742



Jan 15, 1743



147 Douglas (Dist.) June 5, 1746

148 New Braintree Jan 31, 1751

(Dist.)

149 Danvers Jan 28, 1752



150 Palmer



Jan 30, 1752



From What Established, etc.

Part of Taunton.

Part of Oxford and certain com-
mon land.

Parts of Groton, Lancaster and
Stow.

North part of Turkey Hill.

Part of lower plantation called
Houssatanick.

Parts of Middleborough, Pem-
broke and Plympton.

Part of Billerica.

The plantation of Hassanamisco.

Parts of Dighton and Upton.

Parts of Hopkinton, Mendon, Sut-
ton and Uxbridge.

Part of Concord with Willard's
Farm.

Part of Watertown. City 1884.

Common land called New Med-
field.

Part of Lancaster.

Partof Boston called Winnissimet,
Rumney Marsh and PuUen
Point, excepting Noodle's
Island and Hog Island.

The plantation called Lambstown.

Plantation called Indian Town.

Part of Rochester plantation in
Plymouth called Agawam.

Part of Lancaster.

North Worcester.

Suffield equivalent lands com-
monly called Glasgow.

Parts of Brimfield, Brookfield and
Kingsfield. Name changed to
Warren Mar. 13, 1834.

Common land called New Lis-
bume.

New Sherbum. Town 1775.
Part of town of Hardwick. Town

1775-
Villages and middle parishes of

Sdem. Made a town 1757. Act

disallowed by the Privy Council

1759. Town 1775.
Plantation called the Elbows.



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Cities and Towns.

151 South Hampto


Date of Establishment.
Incori>oration or first
mention.

a Jan 5, 1753


152 Shirley Jan

153 Rutland Apr

154 Spencer Apr

155 Pepperell(Dist) Apr


5, 1753
12, 1753
12, 1753
12, 1753


156 South Hadley

157 Greenfield

158 New Salem

159 Granville

160 Montague

161 Lincoln


Apr

June

June

Jan

Jan

Apr


12, 1753
9» 1753
15, 1753
25, 1754
25, 1754
I9» 1754


162 Greenwich

163 Petersham

164 Carlisle (Dist)


Apr
Apr
Apr


20, 1754
20, 1754
i9» 1754


165 Charlton Nov 21, 1754

166 Amherst Feb 13, 1759

167 NewMarlborough June 15,1759

168 Princeton Oct 20, 1759

169 Westminister Oct * 20, 1759


170 Egremont

171 Monson

172 Pittsfield


Feb
Apr
Apr


13, 1760
28, 1760
21, 1761


173 GreatBarringtonJune

174 Colrain June

175 Shutesbury June

176 Belchertown June

177 Ware Nov

178 Bemardston Mar


30, 1 761
30, 1 761
30, 1 761
30, 1 761
25, 1 761
6, 1762


179 Tyringham


Mar


6, 1762


180 Sandisfield


Mar


6, 1762


181 Templeton


Mar


6, 1762


182 Athol

183 Oakham (Dist)

184 Chesterfield


Mar
June
June


6, 1762

7, 1762
11,1762 .



From What Established, etc

Part of North Hampton. First a
district Town 1795.



Established as Hutchinson 1774.

Town 1775.

Second precinct of Groton. Town

1775-
Fu^t a district Town 1775.
Part of Deerfield. Town 1775.

Plantation of Bedford. Town 1775.

Part of Sunderland.

Part of Concord, Lexington and

Weston.
Plantation called Quabin.
The plantation called Nichewoag.
Part of Concord and annexed to

Concord 1756.
Part of Oxford. Town 1775.
Part of Hadley. Town 1775.
Plantation. Town 1775,
Part of Rutland.
Plantation called Narragansett,

No. 2.

Part of Brimfield.
Plantation called ^ Pontoosuck.
City 1890.

Part of Sheffield.

The new plantation.

Plantation called Roads-Town.

Plantation called Cold Stream.

Ware River Parish.

The new plantation called
Fall town.

The new plantation called " No.
I."

The new plantation called " No.
3-"

The plantation called Narra-
gansett No. 6.

The plantation called Payguage.

Part of Rutland.
11,1762 .The new plantation called New
Hingham.

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Odes and Towns.



Date of Establishment
Incorporatkm or first
mention.



185 South Brimfield Sept 16, 1762

186 Warwick Feb 17, 1763



187 WUbraham


June


I5» 1763


188 Wellflcet


June


16, 1763


189 Newburyport


Jan


28, 1764


190 Fitchburg


Feb


3, 1764


191 Winchendon


June


14,1764


192 Paxton


Feb


12, 1765


193 Royabton


Feb


19, 1765



194 Ashburaham Feb 22, 1765

195 Lanesborough June 2, 1765

196 Williamstown June 21, 1765

197 Stoughtingham June 21, 1765



196 Richmont

199 Becket

200 Ashfield

201 Charlemont

202 Murrayfield

203 Northborough

204 Lenox

205 Ashby



June 21, 1765

June 21, 1765
June 21, 1765
June 21, 1765
Oct 31, 1765
Jan 24, 1766

Feb 26, 1767
Mar 6, 1767



206 Hubbardston June 13, 1767

207 Conway June 17, 1767

208 Granby June 11, 1768

209 Sherburne June 21, 1768

210 Worthington June 30, 1768



211 Cohasset


Apr


26, 1770


212 Mansfield


Apr


26, 1770


213 Southwick(Dist.)Nov


7, 1770


214 Whately


Apr


24, 1 771


215 Williamsburg


Apr


24, 1 771


216 Gageborough


July


4, 1 771


217 Partridgefield


July


4,1771



From What Established, etc. •

Changed to Wales.

The plantation called Roxbury
Canada, with sundry farms ly-
ing therein and certain Com-
mon Lands.

Part of Springfield.

Part of Eastham.

Part of Newbury. City 1851.

Part of Lunenburg. City 1872.

Plantation called Ipswich Canada.

Part of Leicester and Rutland.

Common land called Royabton-
shire.

Plantation of Dorchester Canada.

Plantation of New Framingham.

Plantation called West Hoosuck.

Feb. 25, 1783 name changed to
Sharon.

Yokun Town and Mount Ephraim.
Richmond 1785.

The new plantation called "No^."

The new plantation Huntstown.

Plantation of Charlemont.

Name changed to Chester 1783.

Part of Westborough. Town
1775-

Part of Richmont

Parts of Ashburnham, Fitchburg
and Townsend.

Part of Rutland. Town 1775.

Part of Deerfield. Town 1775.

Part of South Hadley.

Part of Deerfield.

The new plantation called "No.
3."

Part of Hingham. Town 1775.

Part of Norton. Town 1775.

Part of Westfield.

Part of Hatfield.

Part of Hatfield. Town 1775.

Plantation Number Four. Town
named Windsor 1778.

Name changed to Peru June 19,
1806.



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aties and Towns.

2i8 Northbridge

219 Alford

220 Loudon

221 Norwich



Date of Esubliahment
Incorporation or first
mention.

July 14, 1772

Feb 16, 1773

Feb 27, 1773

June 29, 1773



222 West Springfield Feb 23, 1774

223 Ludlow Feb 28, 1774

224 W. Stockbridge Mar 9, 1774

225 Leverctt Mar 5, 1774

226 Hutchinson June 17, 1774

227 Hancock July 2, 1776

228 Barre Nov 7, 1776



229 Washington Apr 12, 1777

230 Lee Oct 21, 1777



231 Franklin

232 Ward



Mar 2, 1778
Apr 10, 1778



233 Auburn Apr

234 Foxborough June

235 Westhampton Sept

236 Adams Oct

237 Windsor Oct

238 Buckland Apr

239 Mt. Washington June

240 Cummington June

241 East Sudbury Apr

242 Milford Apr

243 Carlisle (Dist). Apr



10, 1778

10. 1778

29, 1778

15, 177^

16, 1778

14. 1779
21, 1779

23, 1779

10, 1780

11, 1780
28, 1780



From What Established, etc.

Part of Uxbridge. Town 1775.
Part of Gt. Barrington.
Tyringham Equivalent. 18 10

name changed to Otis.
Easterly part of Murrayfield.

Name changed to Htmtington

1885. Discontinued.
Part of Springfield.
Part of Springfield called Stony

Part of Stockbridge. Town 1775.

Part of Sunderland.

See Barre.

Plantation called Jericho.

Rutland District. Incorporated

as a town of Hutchinson in

June 1774. Named changed

to Barre Nov. 1776.
Plantation called Hartwood and

several contiguous grants.
Parts of Gt Barrington and

Washington. The Glassworks

grant and part of William's

grant.

Part of Wrentham.

The parish set o£E from Leicester

Oxford, Sutton and Worcester.

Name changed to Auburn Feb

7, 1837.

Parts of Stoughton, Stoughton-
ham, Walpole and Wrentham.

Parts of Northampton.

Plantation called East Hoosuck.

Town of Gageborough and cer-
tain annexed lands.

Plantation called "No-Town"
and part of Charlemont.

The plantation called Tauconnuck
Mountain.

Part of plantation called "N0.5 ."

Name changed to Wayland Mar.
II, 1835.

Part of Mendon.

Part of Acton, Billerica, Chelms-
ford and Concord. Made a
town 1805.



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Cities and Towns.

244 Montgomery



Data of EstabUahmeaC
Incorporaticm or fint
mention.

Nov. 28, 1780



245 New Ashford

(Dl»t.)

246 Sterling

247 Wendell

248 Goshen

249 Lynnfield

250 Chester

251 Boxborough

(l&t)

252 Sharon

253 Middlefield

254 Holland

255 Longmeadow

256 Orange (Dist).

257 Leyden

258 Berlin (Dist).

259 Dalton

260 Dover

261 Rowe

262 Heath

263 Richmond

264 Plainfield

26c Easthampton

(Dist.)

266 Gardner

267 Boylston

268 Gerry

269 Westport



Feb

Apr

May

Mar
July

Feb
Feb



Feb
Mar



From What Eatabliahed, etc

Part of Westfield, Norwich and
Southampton.
26, 1 78 1 Town 1836.

25, 1 78 1 Part of Lancaster.
8, 1 78 1 Parts of Shutesbury and Erving-
shire.

14, 1 781 Part of Chesterfield and planta-
tion called Chesterfield Gore.
3, 1782 A part of Lynn, a town Feb. 28,
1814.

21, 1783 Name changed h'om Murray field.

25, 1783 Parts of Harvard, Littleton and
Stow. Made a town May i,
1836.

25, 1783 Name changed from "Stougton-
ham."

12, 1783 Parts of surrounding towns and

the common lands called

Prescott's grant
July 5,1733 Part of South Brimfield. Town

1836.
Oct 13, 1783 Part of Springfield.
Oct 15, 1783 Part of surrounding towns and

common land called Erving-

shire. Town 1810.
Mar 12,1784 PartofBernardston. Town 1809.
Mar 16,1784 Part of BoltOD and Marlborough.

Town 18 1 2.
Mar 20,1784 Ashuelot Equivalent
July 7, 1784 Part of Dedham.
Feb 9, 1785 Myrifield.
Feb 14, 1785 Part of Charlemont and common

lands called Green and

Walker's.
Mar 3, 1785 Name changed from Richmont.

Mar 16, 1785 Part of Cummington. Town

1807.
June 17, 1785 Part of Northampton and South-
ampton. Made a town 1809.
June 27, 1785 Part of Ashbumham, Templeton,
Westminster and Winchendon.
I, 1786 Part of Shewsbury.
20, 1786 Parts of Athol and Templeton.
Name changed to Philtipston
Feb. 5, 1814.
Part of Dartmouth.



Mar
Oct

July



2, 1787

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Cities and Towns.



Date of Establishment
Incorporation or first



270 New Bedford Feb 23,1787



271 Tyngsborough June 22, 1789

272 BetWehem(Di8t).June 24, 1789



273


Somerset


Feb


20,


1790


274


Carver


June


9,


1790


275 Hawley


Feb


6,


1792


276 Quincy


Feb


22,


1792


277


Russell


Feb


25,


1792


278 Randolph


Mar


9.


1793


279


Cheshire


Mar


14,


1793


280 Dennis


June


i9»


1793


281


Hamilton


June


21,


1793


282 GiU


Sept


28,


1793


283


Nantucket


June


8,


1795


284 Savoy


Feb


20,


1797


285


Canton


Feb


23,


1797


286 Orleans


Mar


3,


1797


287 Southfield(Dist> June


19,


1797


288


Clarksburg


Mar


2,


1798


289 Burlington


Feb


28,


1799


290


Dana


Feb


18,


1801


291


Brewster


Feb


19,


1803


292


Fall River


Feb


26,


1803


293


Troy


June


18,


1804


294


Hinsdale


June


21,


1804


295


Florida


June


15,


1805


296


Peru


June


19,


1806


297 Brighton


Feb


24,


1807



298 WestCambridge Feb 27, 1807



From What Established, etc.

Part of D artmouth . I ncorporated
as a city Mar. 18, 1847.

Part of Dunstable. Town 1809.

The North Eleven Thousand
Acres: 1 810 united with the
town of Loudon and took the
name of Loudon. Since 1809
a part of the town of Otis.

Part of Swansea called Shewamet
Purchase.

Part of Plympton.

The plantation called "No. 7.*'

Part of Braintree. A city 1888.

Parts of Westfield and Mont-
gomery.

Parts of Braintree.

Parts of surrounding towns.

Part of Yarmouth.

Parish of Ipswich Hamlet

Part of Greenfield.

"No. 6."

Part of Stoughton.

Part of Eastham.

The South Eleven Thousand

Acres, 181 9 united with and

became Sandisfield.



Part of Woburn.

Part of Greenwich, Hardwick and

Petersham.
Sawkattukett
Name changed to Troy June 18,

1804. Rechanged to Fall River

Feb. 12, 1834. Incorporated

as a city Apr. 23, 1854.
See Fall River.
Part of Partridgefield.
Bemardstones' grant and part of

Bullocks grant.
Partridgefield.
Part of Cambridge. Annexed to

Boston May 21, 1873.
Part of Cambridge. Name

changed to Arlington April 30,

1867.

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ate of EstabUafament.
Incorporation or fint



From What EatabUabed, etc



m cn ao

299 West Boylstoo Jan 30, 1808

300 Otis

301 Tolland



June 13, 1810

j^. June 14, 1810

302 Fair Haven Feb 22, 1812



303 South Reading Feb 25, 1812



304 Wakefield


Feb


25, 1812


305 Seekonk


Feb


26, 1812


306 NorthBrookfield Feb


28, 1812


307 Millbury


June


II, 1813


308 Phillipston


Feb


5, 1814


309 Wellington


June


9. 1814


310 Saugus


Feb


17, 181 5


311 Southbridge


Feb


15, 1816


312 Enfield


Feb


15, 1816



Part of Boylston, Holden and

Steiiing.
Formerly Loudon.
Part of Granville.

Part of Reading. Name changed
to Wakefield June 30, 1868.

Known also as South Reading
until 1868.

Part of Brookfidd.

Part of Sutton.

Name changed from Gerry.

Part of Dighton. 1826 united
and became Dighton. 1827
Wellington again for one year
only.

Parts of Dudley, Charlton and
Sturbridge.



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Index to Chronological List of Towns



Abington, 94
Acton, 134
Adams, 236
Alford, 219
Amesbury, 57
Amherst, 166
Andover, 41
Athol, 182
Ashburnham, 194
Ashby, 205
Ashfield, 200
Attleborough, 83
Auburn, 233
Barnstable, 22
Barre, 228
Becket, 199
Bedford, 122
Belchertown, 176
Bellingham, 105
Berkley, 132
Berlin, 258
Bernardston, 178
Bethlehem (dist.) 272
Beverly, 58
Billerica, 48
Blanford, 144
Bolton, 137
Boston, 4
Boxborough, 251
Boxford, 80
Boylston, 267
Bradford, 68
Braintree, 28
Brewster, 291
Bridgewater, 52
Brighton, 297
Brimfield, 107



Brookfield, 66
Brookline, 85
Buckland, 238
Burlington, 289
Cambridge, 18
Canton, 285
Carlisle, 164
Carlisle, 243
Carver, 274
Charlemont, 201
Charlestown, 2
Charlton, 165
Chatham, 93
Cheshire, 278
Chester, 250
Clarksburg, 288
Chelmsford, 49
Chelsea, 138
Chesterfield, 184
Chilmark, 79
Cohassett, 211
Colrain, 174
Concord, 17
Conway, 207
Cummington. 240
Dalton, 259
Dana, 290
Danvers, 149
Dartmouth, 46
Dedham, 19
Deerfield, 70
Dennis, 280
Dighton, 92
Dorchester, 5
Douglas, 147
Dover, 260
Dracut, 84

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Dudley, 125
Dunstable, 72
Duxbury, 20
Eastham, 45
Easthampton, 265
Easton, no
East Sudbury, 241
Edgartown, 63
Egremont, 170
Enfield, 312
Fairhaven, 302
Fall River, 292
Falmouth, 81
Fitchburg, 190
Florida, 295
Foxborough, 234
Framingham, 69
Franklin, 231
Gageborough, 216
Gardner, 266
Gerry, 268
Gill, 282
Gloucester, 34
Goshen, 248
Grafton, 131
Granby, 208
Granville, 159
Great Barrington, 173
Greenfield, 157
Greenwich, 162
Groton, 50
Hadley, 54
Halifax, 129
Hamilton, 281
Hancock, 227
Hanover, 116
Harvard, 126



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Hardwick, 139
Harwich, 82
Hatfield, 62
Haverhill, 31
Hawley, 275
Heath, 262
Hingham, 16
Hinsdale, 29
Holden, 143
Holland, 254
Holliston, 108
Hopkinton, 102
Hubbardston, 206

Hull, 37

Hutchinson, 226
Ipswich, 13
Kingston, 113
Lancaster, 47
Lanesborough, 195
Lee, 230
Leicester, 95
Lenox, 204
Leyden, 257
Leominster, 142
Leverett, 225
Lexington, 98
Lincoln, 161
Littleton, loi
Longmeadow, 255
Loudon, 220
Ludlow, 223
Lunenburg, 120
Lynn, 21
Lynnfield, 249
Mansfield, 212
Marblehead, 12
Maiden, 43
Manchester, 39
Marlborough, 53
Marshfield, 33
Medfield, 44
Medford, 8
Medway, 99
Mendon, 56



Methuen, iii
Middleborough, 61
Middlefield, 253
Middleton, 119
Milford, 242
Milbury, 307
Milton, 55
Montague, 160
Montgomery, 244
Monson, 171



Phillipstown, 308
Pittsfield, 172
Plainfield, 264
Plymouth, i
Plympton, 86
Princeton, 168
Provincetown, 115
Quincy, 276
Randolph, 279
Raynham, 124



Mount Washington, 239 Reading, 38

Murryfield, 202 Rehoboth, 40

Nantucket, 283 Rexham, 30

Natick, 71 Richmond, 263

Needham, 89 Richmont, 198

New Ashford, 245 Rochester, 75

New Bedford, 270 Rowe, 261

New Braintree, 148 Rowley, 27

New Marlborough, 167 Roxbury, 7

New Salem, 158 Roylston, 193

Newbury, 14

Newbury port, 189

Newton, ^^

Newtowne, 10

Northampton, 51

Northborough, 203

North Brookfield, 306

Northbridge, 218

Northfield, 96

Norton, 88

Norwich, 221

Oakham, 183

Orange, 256

Orleans, 286

Otis, 300

Oxford, 78

Palmer, 150

Patridgefield,2i7

Paxton, 192

Pelham, 146

Pembroke, 91

Pepperell, 155

Peru, 296

Petersham, 163

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Russell, 277
Rutland, 97
Rutland, 153
Salem, 3
Sandisfield, 180
Salisbury, 29
Sandwich, 23
Saugus, 9
Saugus, 310
Savoy, 284
Scituate, 11
Seekonk, 305
Sharon, 252
Sheffield, 128
Shelburne, 209
Sherbom, 67
Sherbum, 76
Shirley, 152
Shrewsbury, 106
Shutesbury, 175
Somerset, 273
Southborough, 11
Southbridge, 311
South Brimfield, 185



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Southfield, 287
South Hadley, 156
Southampton, 151
South Reading, 303
South wick, 213
Spencer, 154
Springfield, 32
Sterling, 246
Stockbridge, 140
Stoneham, 112
S tough tingham, 197
Stoughton, 114
Stow, 73
Sturbridge, 136
Sudbury, 26
Sunderland, 104
Sutton, 100
Swansea, 59
Taunton, 25
Templeton, 181
Tewksbury, 130
Tisbury, 64
Tolland, 301



Topsfield, 42
Townsend, 127
Troy, 293
Truro, S7

Tyngsborough, 271
Tyringham, 179
Upton, 133
Uxbridge, 117
Wakefield, 304
Walpole, 109
Waltham, 135
Ward, 232
Ware, 177
Wareham, 141
Warwick, 186
Washington, 229
Watertown, 6
Wellfleet, 188
Wellington, 309
Wendell, 247
Wenham, 36
West Boylston, 299
West Cambridge, 298



West Springfield, 222
West Stockbridge, 224
Westborough, 103
Western, 145
Westfield, 60
Westford, 121
Westhampton, 235
Westminster, 169
Weston, 90
Westport, 269
Weymouth, 15
Whately, 214
Wilbraham, 187
Williamsburg, 215
Williamstown, 196
Wilmington, 123
Winchendon, 191
Windsor, 237
Worthington,2io
Wrentham, 65
Wobum, 35
Worcester, 74
Yarmouth, 24



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