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Burying Grounds, Cemeteries, Gravestones & History of Burlington, Massachusetts
Cemeteries & History of Burlington, Massachusetts
Bradford is a former town in Essex County, Massachusetts on the banks of the Merrimack River. It included land that was originally part of Rowley, Massachusetts . It was known as "Merrimac Lands," and "Rowley Village by the Merrimack" and "Merrimack." The name was changed to Bradford at a town meeting held January 7, 1672. It was named in memory of Bradford in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Some of the settlers emigrated from there. The town first paid colonial tax on October 13, 1675.
Part of Bradford was incorporated as the town of Groveland, Massachusetts on March 8, 1850. The town of Bradford was annexed to the city of Haverhill, Massachusetts in 1897. (Wikipedia)
Cemetery Contact Information:
4 Summer St., Haverhill, MA 01830
Efforts are underway to place a commemorative gravestone in this burying ground for Thomas Tenney. Read more about it at The Tenney Family Association,
Bradford Burial Ground Bradford Burial Ground is located on Salem Street in Bradford and was established in 1665. See it's location and get directions at Yahoo Maps.
Cemetery Status: Poor. Grounds are not kept and there are many broken stones. 171 individuals listed. This project is about 60% complete.