A Little History
Sandwich, NH was chartered in 1763. The land was
considered so inaccessible that the grant was enlarged, making Sandwich
one of the largest towns in the state. It was named in honor of John
fourth Earl of Sandwich. The Earl is known as the inventor of the
sandwich, requesting from his servant a thin slab of meat placed between
two slices of bread, which he consumed while intent upon the gaming
In 1790 the
population was 905.
is one of those communities that when you visit it you feel like
you never want to leave.
Genealogy in Sandwich
examine this website you
will soon realize that there is a tremendous amount of information.
Please take advantage of the research that has already been done.
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would like to take a moment and say a special Thank You to The
Sandwich Historical Society. They have been very
generous in giving their permission to allow some of their photos to be used on this website.
I do hope that if you ever
are in the Center Sandwich area you will be sure to stop in and see
all the wonderful treasurers they have.