Source:Chamberlain, George Walter. History of Weymouth, Massachusetts

Source History of Weymouth, Massachusetts
Author Chamberlain, George Walter
Place Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Subject Family tree
Publication information
Type Book
Publisher Weymouth Historical Society, under direction of the town
Date issued 1923
Place issued Weymouth, Massachusetts
Number of Volumes 4
Chamberlain, George Walter. History of Weymouth, Massachusetts. (Weymouth, Massachusetts: Weymouth Historical Society, under direction of the town, 1923).
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Table of Contents

Volume 1

  • The Comparative Value of General and Local History by John J. Loud
  • Introduction by Henry Beecher Reed
  • Forward
  • The Early History of Weymouth by Rev. William Hyde
  • The Geology of Weymouth by T. H. Clark
  • The Flora of Weymouth by Sarah E. Brassill
  • General History from Nash's "Sketch of Weymouth"
  • Census: Weymouth Men in 1678-79
  • Ecclesiastical History of Weymouth by Clarence W. Fearing
  • Origin of the Early Roads of Weymouth, and the Early Settlements by Quincy L. Reed
  • The Roads of Weymouth by Martin E. Hawes
  • Weymouth Highways
  • Parks and Public Squares
  • Names and Nicknames
  • History of the Weymouth Police Department by Arthur H. Pratt
  • Weymouth Fire Department
  • History of the Weymouth Water Works by Fred O. Stevens
  • Military History of Weymouth by Bradford Hawes
  • Early Libraries in South Weymouth from an address by Rev. W. H. Bolster

Laws, Acts and Resolves Relating to Weymouth transcribed by Wm. J. Holbrook

Volume 2

  • Old Records by Martin E. Hawes
  • Ancient Records kept by Col Asa White
  • Medical History of Weymouth by John Chisholm Fraser
  • Schools
  • Lodges and Societies by Karle H. Granger
  • Report of Louis A. Cook (on trip to Weymouth, England)
  • Weymouth Folklore compiled by Bates Torrey
  • Some Reminiscences of Weymouth Iron Works by O. L. Dunn
  • Is Weymouth the Alma Mater of Boston (paper read before Weymouth History Society)
  • Peregrine White contributed by Hon. George White
  • Weymouth Music and Musicians by John Harris Gutterson
  • Century-Old Houses in Weymouth
  • Extinct Weymouth Families by Gilbert Nash
  • The Hurricane of 1815
  • South Weymouth Tornado
  • An Account of the Three Hundredth Anniversary Celebration June 16, 1923 by Bates Torrey

Volumes 3 and 4

Genealogy of Weymouth Families by George Walter Chamberlain