Index to Deeds: 153 Beacon

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party wall stipulations and agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase until conversion of the building into condominiums.  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
10Jul1997 151-153 Beacon Street Corporation (151-153 Beacon) The 151-153 Beacon Street Condominium 21561 142
26Oct1995 George P. Demeter, trustee, Demeter Realty Trust (151-153 Beacon) 151-153 Beacon Street Corporation 20109 108
16Mar1984 George P. Demeter (151-153 Beacon) George P. Demeter, trustee, Demeter Realty Trust 10819 82
31Mar1970 Robert White George P. Demeter 8355 129
06Mar1968 Gail Abrams Robert White 8187 596
12Dec1967 Robert White Gail Abrams 8170 6
31Mar1961 Wainwright J. Wainwright Robert White 7547 389
01Nov1960 Arthur J. Driscoll Wainwright J. Wainwright 7518 102
11Feb1955 Arthur J. Driscoll, Jr. Arthur K. Driscoll and Louise R. Driscoll, husband and wife 7034 223
29May1947 Mabel W. Gleason Arthur J. Driscoll, Jr. 6333 205
01Aug1932 R. Clipston Sturgis Mabel W. Gleason, wife of Walter H. Gleason 5361 177
20Jan1907 John T. Morse, Jr., Charles J. Morse, and E. Rollins Morse; John T. Morse, Jr., trustee under the will of Charles Jackson for the benefit of Lucy Cabot Morse; and John T. Morse, trustee under the will of Lucy Cabot Morse R. Clipston Sturgis 3187 341
28Jun1861 Benjamin E. Morse John T. Morse and Oliver W. Holmes, trustees under the will of Charles Jackson for the benefit of Lucy C. Morse 808 59
10May1861 John T. Morse and Oliver W. Holmes, trustees under the will of Charles Jackson for the benefit of Lucy C. Morse; and John T. Morse and Lucy C. Morse, parties beneficially interested in said trust Benjamin C. Morse 798 290
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
05Jul1860 J. Amory Davis, Henry Lee, Jr., and Peleg W. Chandler (lot with frontage of 20 feet 9 inches) John T. Morse and Oliver W. Holmes, trustees under the will of Charles Jackson for the benefit of Lucy C. Morse 782 250
02Sep1858 George Goss and Norman C. Munson (one-half interest in lot with frontage of 125 feet) Peleg W. Chandler 743 234
02Sep1858 George Goss and Norman C. Munson (one-fourth interest in lot with frontage of 125 feet) Henry Lee, Jr. 743 234
02Sep1858 George Goss and Norman C. Munson (one-fourth interest in lot with frontage of 125 feet) J. Amory Davis 743 232
02Sep1858 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (lot with frontage of 125 feet) George Goss and Norman C. Munson 743 231
Party Wall Stipulations in land transfer deed
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
05Jul1860 J. Amory Davis, Henry Lee, Jr., and Peleg W. Chandler (lot with frontage of 20 feet 9 inches) John T. Morse and Oliver W. Holmes, trustees under the will of Charles Jackson for the benefit of Lucy C. Morse 782 250
Agreement to limit the depth of 304 Berkeley to no more than 62.35 feet west of Berkeley and to limit the height of buildings in the rear yard, to secure an “open space for air, light, and prospect” for the benefit of the at Beacon Street 153-159 Beacon, across the alley.
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
21Dec1867 George Wheatland, Jr. (owner of lot at 304 Berkeley) John T. Morse and Oliver W. Holmes, trustees for Lucy C. Morse under the will of Charles Jackson; Sewell Tappan; Thomas Goddard; and Frederick A. Whitwell (owners of 153, 155, 157, and 159 Beacon) 913 309