Index to Deeds: 104 Beacon

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and building restrictions recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase through December 31, 2010.  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.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
06Jun1962 102 Beacon Street, Inc. Fisher Junior College 7651 23
29Oct1948 Howard S. Cosgrove 102 Beacon Street, Inc. 6472 330
20Oct1948 102 Beacon Street, Inc. Howard S. Cosgrove 6472 323
24Sep1942 Errol B. Sawin 102 Beacon Street, Inc. 6008 453
29Jun1942 Miriam Sears Minot, wife of James J. Minot, Jr. Errol B. Sawin 5992 476
28Aug1922 Thomas P. Beal and Boylston A. Beal, trustees under the will of James H. Beal (confirmatory deed) Miriam Sears Minot, wife of James J. Minot, Jr. 4401 316
25Aug1922 Thomas  P. Beal, Boylston A. Beal, and Thomas P. Beal, Jr., trustees, Beal Associates trust (confirmatory deed) Miriam Sears Minot, wife of James J. Minot, Jr. 4401 317
01May1922 Thomas P. Beal and Boylston A. Beal, trustees under the will of James H. Beal Miriam Sears Minot, wife of James J. Minot, Jr. 4363 26
01May1922 Thomas P. Beal, Boylston A. Beal, and Thomas P. Beal, Jr., trustees, the Beal Associates trust Miriam Sears Minot, wife of James J. Minot, Jr. 4363 25
03Apr1920 Edward M. Bennett Thomas P. Beal, Boylston A. Beal, and Thomas P. Beal, Jr., trustees, the Beal Associates trust 4202 627
03Apr1920 Thomas P. Beal and Boylston A. Beal, trustees under the will of James H. Beal Edward M. Bennett, trustee for the benefit of Thomas P. Beal, Boylston A. Beal, and Thomas P. Beal, Jr., as trustees of the Beal Associates trust 4202 621
19Mar1858 Edmund Dwight (release of interest) James H. Beal 733 152
16Mar1858 Ezra Lincoln and Enoch R. Mudge, assignees of the joint and separate estates of Charles H. Mills, James K. Mills, Samuel A. Eliot, Patrick T. Jackson, and Edmund Dwight, partners in Charles H. Mills Company, insolvent debtors James H. Beal 733 208
26Jan1858 Isaac Ames, Judge of the Court of Insolvency (transfer of assets to assignees for the benefit of the creditors) Ezra Lincoln and Enoch R. Mudge, assignees of the joint and separate estates of Charles H. Mills, James K. Mills, Samuel A. Eliot, Patrick T. Jackson, and Edmund Dwight, partners in Charles H. Mills Company, insolvent debtors 730 91
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
28Jun1855 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation Edmund Dwight 683 140
Building Restriction Agreement that no building will be built in the rear yards of 104-116 Beacon for a period of fifteen years.
Date Parties Book Page
20Oct1926 Miriam S. Minot, wife of James J. Minot, Jr., owner of 104 Beacon; John Templeman Coolidge, owner of 106 Beacon; Elizabeth S. Beal, wife of Boylston A. Beal, owner of 108 Beacon; Sarah F. Niles, owner of 110 Beacon; William J. Stober, owner of 112 Beacon; Alice Lothrop, owner of 114 Beacon; and Charles A. Porter, owner of 116 Beacon (restatement of earlier agreement) 4897 184
20Oct1926 Miriam S. Minot, wife of James J. Minot, Jr., owner of 104 Beacon; John Templeman Coolidge, owner of 106 Beacon; Elizabeth S. Beal, wife of Boylston A. Beal, owner of 108 Beacon; Sarah F. Niles, owner of 110 Beacon; William J. Stober, owner of 112 Beacon; Alice Lothrop, owner of 114 Beacon; and Charles A. Porter, owner of 116 Beacon 4891 527
Agreement regarding ornamental stone bands and cornices which project from 102 Beacon over land of 104 Beacon and from 104 Beacon over land of 102 Beacon
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
10Jan1856 Edmund Dwight (owner of 104 Beacon) Charles B. Fessenden (owner of 102 Beacon) 693 215
Modification of building restrictions contained in original land transfer deed to rescind restriction specifying that front steps and entrances may extend “three and one half feet south of the main building, but no more.”
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
22Dec1855 (recorded 12Jan1856) Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation Edmund Dwight; George M. Barnard; Frederick W. Lincoln; John T. Coolidge; Nathaniel Hooper; Robert W, Hooper; C. C. Chadwick and W. W. Tucker, trustees; Richard S. Way, and C. C. Perkins 692 238