Index to Deeds: 150 Beacon (Demolished)

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase until the property was purchased by Eben S. Draper and razed.  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 150 Beacon.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
09Jun1904 Isabella Stewart Gardner Eben S. Draper 2972 449
04Jan1897 John C. Ropes Isabella Stewart Gardner, wife of John L. Gardner, Jr. 2934 516
04Jan1897 John L. Gardner, Jr. John C. Ropes 2934 515
08May1880 Andrew Robeson (one-third undivided interest, remaining equity) John L. Gardner, Jr. 1492 474
08May1880 Henry Winsor, Jr. (one-third undivided interest) John L. Gardner, Jr. 1492 472
05May1880 Zachariah Allen (foreclosure of mortgage on one-third interest by Andrew Robeson) Henry Winsor, Jr. 1492 469
05May1880 Alice R. Thayer, and Charles S. Sargent and Mary R. Sargent, his wife, in her own right John L. Gardner, Jr. 1492 467
10Nov1871 Horace D. Hall Andrew Robeson 1078 287
11Feb1871 Barnabas T. Loring Horace D. Hall 1034 185
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
21Nov1859 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation Barnabas T. Loring 768 262
Agreement with respect to the location of the boundary lines between 132 Beacon and 164 Beacon to reflect the houses as built, the eastern wall between 132 and 134 Beacon having been placed 0.27 feet further east than indicated by the deed; and agreement by Charles K. Kirby, owner of the western-most lot (at 164 Beacon) to release back to the Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation a 0.27 foot wide strip from the western boundary of his lot.  The corporation subsequently conveyed this  strip to John L. Gardner (Book 789, p. 26; 9Nov1860) to make the lot he bought to the west of Kirby’s lot (164 Beacon) a full 20 feet.
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
18Sep1860 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation P. W. Chandler, William Bramhill, C. K. Kirby, John A. Blanchard, B. T. Loring, Gardner Brewer, Eliza G. Winchester, George W. Wales, David Sears, Anna T, Coolidge, J. T. Coolidge, Jr., and David Stewart 788 47