Index to Deeds: 17 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds 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
26Mar1996 Seventeen, Inc. 17 Commonwealth Avenue Condominium 20443 1
24Jan1995 Zionist House, Inc. Seventeen, Inc. 19567 321
10Dec1946 Boston J. W. B. Army & Navy Club, Inc. Zionist House, Inc. 6227 243
30Dec1942 Associated Jewish Philanthropies, Inc. Boston J. W. B. Army & Navy Club, Inc. 6021 392
02Nov1942 William Phillips Associated Jewish Philanthropies, Inc. 6015 89
09Jun1930 William Whitman, Jr. William Phillips 5188 58
26Jun1916 Frederic S. Clark and Isabella W. T. Clark, his wife, in her own right William Whitman, Jr. 3964 310
05Feb1896 Henry C. Weston and Samuel Johnson, trustees under the will of William Hilton Isabella W. T. Clark. wife of Frederick S. Clark 2337 273
16Nov1883 Charles P. Gardiner, in his own right; and Charles P. Gardiner and S. Lothrop Thorndike, as trustees under the will of William H. Gardiner for the benefit of Louisa Gardiner and the children of Edward Gardiner William Hilton 1622 585
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
11Sep1866 Thomas F. Cushing (lot with 50 foot frontage) William H. Gardiner 891 145
19Oct1861 Henry Sigourney (lot with 50 foot frontage) Thomas F. Cushing 804 194
10Apr1861 John P. Bayley (lot with 50 foot frontage) Henry Sigourney 796 84
02Jul1860 Samuel Hooper (lot with 50 foot frontage) John P. Bayley 791 76
02May1860 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Commonwealth of Massachusetts 780 180