Archive:Ancient New England Town Names

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Solus, ME -- perhaps Solon
Newtown, MA -- Cambridge
Westown, MA -- Weston
Dunstable, NH -- Nashua
Groton, NH -- Mason and Wilton
Mile Strip, NH -- Hollis
Mont Vernon, NH -- Amherst
Nashville, NH -- Nashua
No. 1, NH -- Warner
Packersfield, NH -- Nelson
Raby, NH -- Brookline
Simbrick, NH -- Stoddard
Sliptown, NH -- Sharon and Temple
Society Land, NH -- Francestown
Soliphan, NH -- probably Sullivan
Suncook, NH -- Pembroke
Wardsobrough, NH -- in Vermont

Canada Towns

Granted to Men Engaged in the Canada Expedition.

Beverly Canada -- Weare, NH
Dorchester Canada -- Ashburnham, MA
Ipswich Canada -- Winchendon, MA
Lower Ashuelot -- Swanzey, NH
Musketaquid -- Concord, MA
Nashobah -- Littleton, MA
Nichewoag -- Petersham, MA
Nottingham -- Hudson, NH
Number Four -- Charlestown, NH
Petapawag -- Groton, MA
Phipps Canada -- Jay, ME
Quaboag -- Brookfield MA
Rowley Canada -- Rindge, NH, also called Monadnock No. 1.
Salem Canada -- Peterborough or Lyndeborough, NH
Sudbury Canada -- Bethel, ME
Upper Ashuelot -- Keene, NH


Narragansett Towns

Granted to the Heirs of the Soldiers in King Philip's War.

Narragansett No. 1 -- Buxton, ME
Narragansett No. 2 -- Westminster, MA
Narragansett No. 3 -- Amherst, NH
Narragansett No. 4 -- Hatfield, MA, or Goffstown, NH
Narragansett No. 5 -- Bedford, NH
Narragansett No. 6 -- Templeton, MA
Narragansett No. 7 -- Gorham, ME


Monadnock Towns

Granted by the Masonian Proprietors, NH.

Monadnock No. 1 -- Rindge, NH
Monadnock No. 2 -- Jaffrey NH
Monadnock No. 3 -- Dublin, NH
Monadnock No. 4 -- Fitzwilliam, NH
Monadnock No. 5 -- Marlborough, NH
Monadnock No. 6 -- Nelson, NH
Monadnock No. 7 -- Stoddard, NH
Monadnock No. 8 -- Washington, NH

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