Index to Deeds: 100 Beacon (Demolished)

The following is an index to property transfer deeds, building restrictions, and party wall agreements and stipulations recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase until the building’s demolition in 1924.  Mortgages, trust agreements, and other similar recorded documents are not included.  This index is intended as a guide only; actual deeds should be reviewed for details.

For transactions related to the successor building, see separate index for 100 Beacon.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
06Sep1923 William S. Spaulding and Dudley L. Pickman Mary E. Macdonough 4524 441
27Sep1916 William S. Spaulding and Dudley L. Pickman (strip of land 10.49 feet wide bordering Otter Street) Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 3988 611
18May1901 William M. Wood and Ellen Ayer Wood, his wife, in her own right (confirmatory deed) William S. Spaulding (five-sevenths undivided interest) and Dudley L. Pickman (two-sevenths undivided interest) 2755 545
25Mar1901 William M. Wood and Ellen Ayer Wood, his wife, in her own right William S. Spaulding (five-sevenths undivided interest) and Dudley L. Pickman (two-sevenths undivided interest) 2744 129
09Feb1900 Edward Atkinson, Thomas Motley, and John T. Morse, trustees under the will of George O. Hovey Ellen Ayer Wood, wife of William M. Wood 2666 37
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
24May1855 Charles B. Fessenden (lot with 10 foot frontage on east side of 102 Beacon) George O. Hovey 681 266
24May1855 George O. Hovey (lot with 10 foot frontage on east side of 100 Beacon) Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation 681 265
01Jan1855 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation (lot with 56 foot frontage) George O. Hovey 675 134
Party Wall Agreements and Party Wall Stipulations Contained in Land Transfer Deeds
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
01Jun1901 William S. Spaulding and Dudley L. Pickman (owners of 100 Beacon) Joseph P. Oliver (owner of 102 Beacon) 2798 55
24May1855 Charles B. Fessenden (owner of lot with 10 foot frontage) George O. Hovey (buyer of lot with 10 foot frontage) 681 266
 
Agreement regarding shared front portico, coal bin under front stairs, drainage from 102 Beacon over 100 Beacon’s property, and shared cesspool
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
01Dec1856 George O. Hovey (owner of 100 Beacon) Charles  B. Fessenden (owner of 102 Beacon) 714 107