33 r Central Street

Architectural Description: 

The Christ Church Cemetery or burial yard is directly to the rear of the church building. Most notable burials are Abraham Marland and family founders of the church in Andover. Marland founded Marland Mills Manufacturing Co. Benjamin H. Punchard, son-law-law of Marland who willed funds for establishing a Free High School for the Town in 1850. Hobart Clark, John Flint, John Derby, Nathan Frye, Cogswell family, Valpey family, local merchants and bankers and charter members of the church. Henry George Tyer founder of the Tyer Rubber Co. as his his son Horace H. Tyer is also interred here.

Many stones reflect the Victorian period in style. Marble, granite and sandstone markers are the most prevalent headstones.

Inventory Data:

StreetCentral St
PlaceAndover Center District
Historic DistrictCentral Street NRH District
Historic NameChrist Church Episcopal Cemetery
Construction Date1840
SourceERDS, NERDL, style,
Map and parcel55-35
Recorded byStack/Mofford, James S. Batchelder
OrganizationAndover Preservation Commission
Date enteredAug. 26, 2019