• Manchester is also known as: Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts and Manchester.


  • Manchester has been featured in films like: The Proposal (2009), and Velvet Goldmine (1998).

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Sprague Grayden (actor).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Gloucester Daily Times.


In the 2010 census, the population was 5,136. Manchester-by-the-Sea was first settled in 1629 and was officially incorporated in 1645. The community thrived as a fishing community until 1845, when Richard Dana, a Boston based poet, built his summer house in the community. Over the next fifty years, development of summer houses along the coast line established the community as Boston society's community of choice for summer residency. The trend continued with designs by other notable architects, such as Sunnywaters, designed by John Hubbard Sturgis for his older brother, Russell, in 1862. The most famous of these "summer cottages" was Kragsyde, built on Smith's Point in 1883 and demolished in 1929. Commissioned by George Nixon Black, the Peabody and Stearns designed residence has been hailed as the zenith of the Shingle style substyle of the Queen Anne style of architecture. The town was founded as "Jeffery's Creek." In the mid-1800s, there were enough other Manchesters in New England (especially...

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Manchester Obituaries

It was disclosed on August 1st, 2012 that Stirling Auchincloss Miss Winder perished in Manchester, Massachusetts.  Winder was 26 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Stirling Auchincloss Miss's life.

It was noted by Salem Evening News on April 9th, 2012 that William Haskins Jr "Bill" Coburn passed on in Manchester, Massachusetts.  Coburn was 82 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor William Haskins Jr "Bill"'s life.

It was written on February 8th, 2012 that Daniel Judson "Dan" Goodwin died in Stuart, Florida.  Goodwin was 52 years old and was born in Manchester, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Daniel Judson "Dan"'s life.

It was revealed by The Villages Daily Sun on April 5th, 2011 that Lorraine S Leal (Mercier) passed on in Lady Lake, Florida.  Ms. Leal was 57 years old and was born in Manchester, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Lorraine S's life.

It was revealed by Salem Evening News on March 15th, 2011 that John W Harrison perished in Manchester, Massachusetts.  Harrison was 89 years old and was born in Cleveland Heights, OH.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor John W's life.

It was disclosed by Salem Evening News on January 13th, 2011 that Eleanor G Lamkins (Catricala) perished in Manchester, Massachusetts.  Ms. Lamkins was 79 years old and was born in Watervliet, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Eleanor G's life.

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Cambridge Cemetery Department

The Cemetery Division is responsible for grave site preparation and other burial services, as well as the grounds and maintenance program on the Cemetery’s 66 acre site.

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Reading's original settlers came from England in the 1630's to the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Many arrived through the ports of Lynn and Salem. In 1639 some citizens of Lynn petitioned the government of the Massachusetts Bay Colony for "place for...

Hingham Cemetery

As was customary in England at the time of early settlement, the dead were buried around the meeting house, the first being approximately where Old Derby stands today (34 Main St.) and the second being the Old Ship Church (107 Main St.). The...

West Parish Garden Cemetery

Since 1826 West Parish Church has endeavored to honor God through worship and service. We believe that we are called to love one another as God loves us and welcome all people, regardless of where they may be on their faith journey. We invite...

Woodlawn Cemetery Crematory

Woodlawn Cemetery was dedicated in 1850. It is situated less than five miles from the center of Boston, and can be reached easily by automobile or public transportation which stops near the office and front entrance.

Manchester Cemetery Division
Pleasant Street Ext
Manchester, MA 01944

Manchester Cemetery News

Priscilla R. Viens, 74
Viens and his wife Kathleen of Manchester, N.H.; her grandchildren ... Burial will follow in the Riverview Cemetery, Groveland. Calling hours at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St., Bradford will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m ...

Doris F. Guillette, 90
In addition to her loving husband, Doris is survived by her sisters, Emma Guillette of Manchester, N.H. and Beatrice Theberge ... with burial to follow at St. John Cemetery, Norwalk. Her family will receive friends on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Magner ...

Roland H. Mills Jr.
69, of Manchester, N.H., died Oct. 28 ... Committal services will be held at a later date in Lakeview Cemetery in Enfield. Friends may call at the Roy Funeral Home, 93 Sullivan St., Claremont, on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial ...

Michael R. Chapman, 37
Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Michael's group home care of Bass River, 437 Essex St., Beverly, MA 01915 ... worked at Amelia Tree Service in Manchester-by-the-Sea for many years as a ...

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Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea - Cemetery Division
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Manchester Historical Society
Manchester's first cemetery, laid out in 1740, is the West Cemetery on Spencer Street ... precedent set by Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ...