Index to Deeds: 154 Beacon

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party wall and other 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
26Oct1977 Edward L. DeMore and Paula B. DeMore 154 Beacon Street Condominium 8999 320
15Aug1977 Arthur S. Karol, administrator of the estate of Jeffrey W. Karol Edward L. DeMore and Paula B. DeMore, husband and wife 8977 116
06May1977 Donald I. Dobson, trustee of Harmony Trust Jeffrey W. Karol 8952 57
14Aug1975 James H. Kinley & Son, Inc. Donald I. Dobson, trustee of Harmony Trust 8807 659
18Mar1971 Unitrust Corporation James H. Kinley & Son, Inc. 8428 586
01Aug1969 Joseph M. Krol, Daniel J. Finn, William E. Sayers, and Francis B. Sellew, general partners, One Fifty Four Beacon Street Associates LP Unitrust Corporation 8312 535
15Nov1968 Carolyn S. Freeman Daniel J. Finn, Joseph M. Krol, William E. Sayers, and Francis B. Sellew, general partners, One Fifty Four Beacon Street Associates LP 8246 294
18Mar1935 Anne S. R. Howe and Thorndike D. Howe (formerly Jr.), executors under the will of Thorndike D. Howe Samuel A. Block 5518 259
01Aug1913 Walter L. Van Kleeck Octavius T. Howe 3749 428
01Aug1913 Mary W. Davis Walter L. Van Kleeck 3749 425
15May1891 Eben Sutton, Mary H. Sutton, and Eliza S. Young Mary W. Davis, wife of Joseph E. Davis 1995 495
28Jun1890 Ellen M. Chandler, Horace P. Chandler, and Parker C. Chandler Mary H. Sutton, Eliza S. Young, and Eben Sutton 1944 398
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
16Dec1859 George P. Sanger Peleg W. Chandler 769 210
09Dec1859 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation George P. Sanger 769 207
Agreement to limit for forty years the height of structures in the rear yard to no more than 26 feet unless taller structures are built at both 152 Beacon and 156 Beacon
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
01Aug1913 Walter L. Van Kleeck (owner of 154 Beacon) Helen C. Moseley, wife of Frederick S. Moseley; Henry S. Hunnewell; Eben S. Draper; and John Parkinson (owners of 144, 146, 150. and 160 Beacon) 3749 426
Agreement by owners of 154 Beacon relinquishing their right to maintain a downspout and conductor on the front façade of 156 Beacon (right granted in Book 798, p. 134)
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
04Nov1901 Joseph E. Davis and Mary W. Davis, his wife, in her own right (owner of 154 Beacon) Charles A. Welch and William P. Blake, trustees under the will of Caroline M. Arnold (owners of 156 Beacon) 2787 33
Party Wall Agreement, including right of 154 Beacon to maintain downspout and conductor on the front façade  of 156 Beacon
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
25May1861 C. K. Kirby (owner of 156 Beacon) P. W. Chandler (owner of 154 Beacon) 798 134
Party Wall Agreement
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
15Apr1861 David Stewart P. W. Chandler 798 135
Owner of 152 Beacon Owner of 154 Beacon
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