Index to Deeds: 156 Beacon (Demolished)

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 the property was purchased by John Parkinson 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 160 Beacon.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
04Nov1901 Charles A. Welch and William P. Blake, trustees under the will of Caroline M. Arnold John Parkinson 2787 50
20Jul1861 Charles K. Kirby Caroline M. Crowninshield 800 263
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
18Jan1860 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation (lot with 40 foot frontage) Charles K. Kirby 771 92
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
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