Index to Deeds: 12 Gloucester

The following is an index to property transfer deeds, easements, and party wall and building restriction agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase until conversion of the building into condominium units.  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
07Apr1983 George Lewis, Jr. Twelve Gloucester Street Condominium 10345 153
22Apr1982 Eraldo A. DeSantis George Lewis, Jr. 9942 77
07Sep1979 Andrew B. Rose and Gerald Gouchberg, trustees, Northern Rose Realty Trust Eraldo A. DeSantis 9251 201
07Sep1979 William Hodgins Andrew B. Rose and Gerald Gouchberg, trustees, Northern Rose Realty Trust 9251 198
07Sep1979 William Hodgins, trustee, Clarendon-Gloucester Trust William Hodgins 9251 197
29Oct1973 William Hodgins William Hodgins, trustee, Clarendon-Gloucester Trust 8674 489
06Jul1972 Thomas Domencich and Theodore Monacelli William Lewis Hodgins 8547 512
23Aug1967 Ralph E. Torchio, trustee, Underwood Realty Trust Thomas Domencich and Theodore Monacelli 8142 123
12Jul1967 Thomas J. Prisk, Jr., and Jean M. Prisk, husband and wife Ralph E. Torchio, trustee, Underwood Realty Trust 8134 8
17May1963 (recorded 21May1963) Stanley S. Shuman Thomas J. Prisk, Jr., and Jean M. Prisk husband and wife 7745 574
20May1963 (recorded 21May1963) Edward H. Mank Stanley S. Shuman 7745 573
20May1963 (recorded 21May1963) Louis Cohen and Sylvia Cohen, trustees, Louis Cohen and Sylvia Cohen Family Trust (confirmatory deed) Edward H. Mank and Stanley S. Shuman 7745 572
23Jul1962 Louis Cohen and Sylvia Cohen, husband and wife Edward H. Mank and Stanley S. Shuman 7665 138
05Jun1953 Louis Cohen and Sylvia Cohen husband and wife Louis Cohen and Sylvia Cohen, trustees, Louis Cohen and Sylvia Cohen Family Trust 6888 593
26Jun1950 Kenson Engineering Corporation Louis Cohen and Sylvia Cohen, husband and wife 6617 328
13May1949 Richard K. de L’Etoile Kenson Engineering Corporation 6517 66
28Apr1948 William R. Taylor and Ruth W. Taylor, husband and wife Richard K. de L’Etoile 6424 465
11Apr1946 William B. Leatherbee William R. Taylor and Ruth W. Taylor, husband and wife 6216 402
11Oct1945 Scott K. Wainwright William B. Leatherbee 6180 183
13Sep1943 Viola Davis Thomas Scott K. Wainwright 6180 64
23Dec1935 Jane Holland, also known as Jane F. Holland Viola B. Davis 5575 526
10Dec1935 Edmund K. Arnold Jane Holland 5574 121
27May1921 Maria A. Reed Edmund K. Arnold 4295 418
18May1896 Francis L. Hayes Hubbard W. Reed, to the use of Maria A. Hubbard 2359 558
22Apr1896 Charles M. Reed Francis L. Hayes 2352 315
02Oct1882 Charlotte W. Ellis Charles M. Reed 1574 233
11Nov1873 Hiram A. Gerrish (lot with 23 foot frontage on Gloucester and dwelling house at 12 Gloucester) Charlotte W. Ellis 1190 129
25Jan1873 John Q. Hanson (lot with 84 foot frontage on Marlborough and 112 foot frontage on Gloucester with dwelling houses at 334 Marlborough and 10-12-14 Gloucester) Hiram A. Gerrish 1144 9
25Jan1873 George A. Gibson (lot with 84 foot frontage on Marlborough and 112 foot frontage on Gloucester with dwelling houses at 334 Marlborough and 10-12-14 Gloucester) John Q. Hanson 1144 2
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
07Sep1872 Hiram A. Gerrish (lot with 84 foot frontage on Marlborough and 112 foot frontage on Gloucester) George A. Gibson. 1124 171
26Jun1872 George M. Gibson (lot with 84 foot frontage on Marlborough and 112 foot frontage on Gloucester) Hiram A. Gerrish 1116 129
01Mar1872 Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Frank W. Andrews, trustees (lot with 84 foot frontage on Marlborough and 112 foot frontage on Gloucester) George M. Gibson 1101 193
01Mar1872 Boston Water Power Company Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Frank W. Andrews, trustees 1095 1
Party Wall Agreement
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
08Jul1905 Charles M. Reed and Maria A. Reed, his wife, in her own right (owner of 12 Gloucester) Russell S. Codman and Anna K. Codman, his wife, in her own right (owner of 14 Gloucester) 3057 625
Easement and building restriction agreement by the owners of the lot at 336 Marlborough and the owners of 334 Marlborough and 10-12-14 Gloucester in conjunction with the sale to the owner of 14 Gloucester of a 23’ 6” x 23’ lot at the south boundary of 336 Marlborough (adjoining 14 Gloucester to the west), specifying (1) no buildings or structures other than fences shall be erected on the remaining lot at 336 Marlborough any further south than the rear of the building at 338 Marlborough (that line being 64 feet south of and parallel with Marlborough, (b) no windows or other openings shall be introduced into the east wall of any building built at 336 Marlborough, and (c) all piles to sustain any building at 336 Marlborough shall be placed entirely on the land at 336 Marlborough; (2) no building or structure higher than 6 feet shall be placed on the 23’ x 23’ lot behind 336 Marlborough; and (3) the 3.5 foot easement previously across the rear of 14 Gloucester for passage to the alley by 10-12 Gloucester shall be eliminated and replaced by a 3.5 foot easement across the northern and western sides of the 23’ 6” x 23’ lot behind 336 Marlborough, for passage to the alley by 10-12 Marlborough and 336 Marlborough, reserving however the right of drainage under the original easement.
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
06Dec1882 James B. Ames (owner of 336 Marlborough and seller of lot 23’ x 23’ at rear thereof; Austin B. French (owner of 334 Marlborough); John Lathrop (owner of 10 Gloucester), Charles M. Reed (owner of 12 Gloucester), Francis C. Welch (owner of 14 Gloucester and purchaser of 23’ x 23’ lot at rear of 336 Marlborough), and Susan T. Kimball, Charles Faulkner, and Samuel S. Shaw, trustees under the will of D. Kimball (mortgage holders, 10 Gloucester). 1581 548
Easement in land transfer deeds increasing width of easement across the rear of 14 Gloucester from 3 feet to 3 feet 6 inches, providing access to the alley for 10-12 Gloucester
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
16Apr1879 Danvers Savings Bank (seller of 14 Gloucester) James Jackson (purchaser of 14 Gloucester) 1453 211
Easement in land transfer deeds providing for 3 foot wide strip across the rear of 12-14 Gloucester to provide for access to the alley for 10-12 Gloucester
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
05Feb1874 Hiram A. Gerrish (seller of 10 and 14 Gloucester) Edwin Toppan (purchaser of 10 and 14 Gloucester) 1197 153
11Nov1873 Hiram A. Gerrish (seller of 12 Gloucester) Charlotte W. Ellis (purchaser of 12 Gloucester) 1190 129