Places

  • Popular neighborhoods in Melrose include: East Side.

  • Melrose is also known as: Middlesex County / Melrose city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Keith Tkachuk (ice hockey player), Will Cotton (artist and contemporary artist), Michael Gandolfi (composer), Tara VanDerveer (athlete and basketball player), Dave Lapham (american football player), Christina Kirkman (comedian), and TW Walsh (musician and songwriter).

History

The land that comprises Melrose was first explored in 1628 and was once part of Charlestown and then Malden. It became the Town of Melrose in 1845 and then the City of Melrose in 1900. Melrose was originally called "Ponde Fielde" for its abundance of ponds and streams or "Mystic Side" because of its location in a valley north of the Mystic River. The area was first explored by Richard and Ralph Sprague in 1628, and became part of Charlestown in 1633 along with a large area of land encompassing most of the surrounding communities. In 1649, the neighborhood of Charlestown known as Malden was incorporated as a separate town; the new town of Malden included most of present-day Melrose (then called North Malden) within its borders. North Malden largely remained a lightly populated farming community. In 1845, the Boston and Maine Railroad built three stops (now the commuter rail...

The official website for the city of Melrose is http://www.cityofmelrose.org/.

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Melrose Obituaries

It was noted by Seattle Times (2000-present) on September 13th, 2015 that Dorothy "Dol" Harris (Preece) died in Seattle, Washington.  Ms. Harris was 98 years old and was born in Melrose, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Dorothy "Dol"'s life.

It was noted by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on April 8th, 2015 that Dustin Mark "Dusty" Colby died in Bradenton, Florida.  Colby was 54 years old and was born in Melrose, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Dustin Mark "Dusty"'s life.

It was noted by The Times Record on December 19th, 2014 that Robert H Jackson died in Bath, Maine.  Jackson was 88 years old and was born in Melrose, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Robert H's life.

It was reported by Burlington Free Press on September 26th, 2014 that Janet Coombs (Brown) passed on in Montpelier, Vermont.  Ms. Coombs was 89 years old and was born in Melrose, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Janet's life.

It was revealed by Burlington Free Press on September 12th, 2014 that Barry John Kenney passed on in Essex Junction, Vermont.  Kenney was 63 years old and was born in Melrose, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Barry John's life.

It was noted by The Californian on September 4th, 2014 that Candi Miss Murphy passed on in Redding, California.  Murphy was 52 years old and was born in Melrose, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Candi Miss's life.

It was reported by The Californian on September 4th, 2014 that Candi miss Murphy passed on in Redding, California.  Murphy was 52 years old and was born in Melrose, MA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Candi miss's life.

It was reported by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on August 23rd, 2014 that Frederick M Jr MacGregor passed on in Sarasota, Florida.  MacGregor was 89 years old and was born in Melrose, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Frederick M Jr's life.

It was reported by Orange County Register on August 19th, 2014 that Thelma B Knight (Boudreau) passed away in Irvine, California.  Ms. Knight was 79 years old and was born in Melrose, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Thelma B's life.

It was revealed by The Times Record on August 18th, 2014 that Frances B Fowler (Baillie) passed away in Brunswick, Maine.  Ms. Fowler was 95 years old and was born in Melrose, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Frances B's life.

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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...

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Wyoming Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Melrose, WA 98185

Melrose Cemetery News

Veteran Wayland police officer passes away
Burial was at the Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Nortons name to Parmenter Community Health Care, 266 Cochituate Road, Wayland MA 01778.
http://www.wickedlocal.com/wayland/news/x1471840542/Veteran-Wayland-police-officer-passes-away

Michael R. Chapman, 37
For several years, Michael had worked at Compass Enterprises in Melrose ... 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, or to United ...
http://www.salemnews.com/obituaries/x603543799/Michael-R-Chapman-37

George F. Norton
He served as president of the Massachusetts Crime Prevention Association for ... Burial will be in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Arrangements by Gately Funeral Home, Melrose.
http://www.bostonherald.com/news/obituaries/view/20101025george_f_norton/

Elizabeth Anne Fisk
She was born in Melrose, Massachusetts on December 7 ... Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the First Congregational Church of Milford, Memorial Gifts Fund, P.O. Box 188, Milford ...
http://www.cabinet.com/cabinetcabinetobituaries/892040-308/elizabeth-anne-fisk.html

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Melrose, Massachusetts City Information - ePodunk
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USGenWeb Brockton, MA Cemeteries
Brockton, Plymouth Co., MA Genealogy Website, USGenWeb Project ... side of Mulberry St., south of East Ashland St. All burials were removed to Ashland and Melrose Cemeteries. ...
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Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose, MA : Reviews and maps - Yahoo! Local
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City of Melrose, Massachusetts
Official Website of the City of Melrose, Massachusetts ... The mission of the Wyoming Cemetery is to serve the citizens of Melrose by meeting their final needs with ...
http://www.cityofmelrose.org/dept_cemetery.cfm