Deaths Reported to the State of Massachusetts by the Tewksbury Almshouse


The following records were transcribed from vital records reporting deaths at the hospital to the state. The vital records will only report patients who died at the hospital, and do not always record where the patients are buried. The content of the death records vary each year.

You may contact Mass Archives in Boston to obtain copies of all death records in this database.



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Date of Death Name Sex Condition Age Disease or Cause of Death Occupation Place of Birth Names of Parents Place of Birth of Parents Comments
6/11/1868 unknown, Antoine  Male Single 22 y.  Typhoid Fever Seaman West Indies Unknown West Indies  
1/3/1875 unknown, Bridget  Female Single 35 y.  Phthisis Domestic Ireland John & Honora Ireland  
4/1/1875 unknown, Ellen  Female Single 42 y.    Domestic Unknown Unknown Unknown  
3/30/1874 Unknown, Grandmother  Female Unknown 76 y.  Diarrhoea Domestic Ireland Unknown Ireland  
3/18/1858 unknown, May A Female   9 m.  Measles   Boston     ? Last Name
2/23/1855 unknown, Patrick  Man   29 y.  Consumption         ? Last Name
4/12/1861 Unknown, Thomas  Male   2 y. 4 m.  Cong. of Lungs   Chelsea IP      
10/1/1854 unknown, unknown               
10/1/1857 unknown, unknown               
10/2/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Infantile Debility          
11/1/1854 unknown, unknown               
11/1/1857 unknown, unknown               
12/1/1854 unknown, unknown               
12/1/1857 unknown, unknown               
3/25/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Hydrocephalus          
3/29/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Infantile Debility          
3/31/1855 unknown, unknown  Girl   Hydrocephalus          
4/1/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Hydrocephalus          
4/10/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Syph. Rheumatism          
4/10/1855 unknown, unknown  Woman   Consumption          
4/11/1855 unknown, unknown  Girl   Hydrocephalus          
4/11/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Marasmus          
4/11/1855 unknown, unknown  Girl   Hydrocephalus          
4/12/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Disease of Heart          
4/12/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Consumption          
4/13/1855 unknown, unknown  Girl   Debility          
4/13/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Consumption          
4/13/1855 unknown, unknown  Woman   Consumption          
4/14/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Hydrocephalus          
4/14/1855 unknown, unknown  Girl   Infantile Debility          
4/14/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Consumption          
4/14/1855 unknown, unknown  Woman   Pleurisy          
4/17/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Consumption          
4/19/1855 unknown, unknown  Woman   Disease of Heart          
4/19/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Convulsion Fits          
4/19/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Consumption          
4/20/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Consumption          
4/21/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Consumption          
4/21/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Marasmus          
4/22/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Marasmus          
4/4/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Consumption          
4/4/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Consumption          
4/5/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Infantile Debility          
4/6/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Measles          
4/6/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Palsy          
4/7/1855 unknown, unknown  Girl   Gangrene Oris          
4/8/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Old Age          
5/1/1855 unknown, unknown               
6/1/1857 unknown, unknown               
7/1/1857 unknown, unknown               
8/1/1854 unknown, unknown               
8/1/1857 unknown, unknown               
8/15/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Marasmus          
8/17/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Diarrhoea          
8/20/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Gangrene Oris          
8/21/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Scrofula          
8/25/1855 unknown, unknown  Woman   Consumption          
8/27/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Old Age & Debility          
8/27/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Consumption          
8/28/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Consumption          
8/29/1855 unknown, unknown  Girl   Marasmus          
8/29/1855 unknown, unknown  Girl   Gangrene Oris          
8/30/1855 unknown, unknown  Woman   Congestion of Brain          
8/31/1855 unknown, unknown  Woman   Syphilitic Consumption          
8/6/1855 unknown, unknown  Woman   Delirium Tremens          
8/8/1855 unknown, unknown  Girl   Cholera Infantum          
8/8/1855 unknown, unknown  Woman   Old Age          
8/8/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Infantile Debility          
8/8/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Hydrocephalus          
9/1/1854 unknown, unknown               
9/1/1857 unknown, unknown               
9/11/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Tabes Mesenterica          
9/11/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Cholera Infantum          
9/13/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Infantile Debility          
9/13/1855 unknown, unknown  Girl   Infantile Debility          
9/17/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Infantile Debility          
9/17/1855 unknown, unknown  Girl   Scrofula          
9/19/1855 unknown, unknown  Girl   Chorea (St Betus Dance)???          
9/27/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Consumption          
9/27/1855 unknown, unknown  Man   Softening of Brain          
9/28/1855 unknown, unknown  Girl   Infantile Debility          
9/3/1855 unknown, unknown  Woman   Consumption          
9/30/1855 unknown, unknown  Woman   Palsy          
9/4/1855 unknown, unknown  Boy   Hydrocephalus          
9/8/1855 unknown, unknown  Woman   Diarrhoea          


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