Index to Deeds: 178 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 Fred Podren, after which it was 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 180 Beacon.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
28Dec1959 Lewis Osten, Theodore Shoolman, and Eliot Shoolman, surviving trustees under the will of Max Shoolman Fred Podren 7450 20
10Mar1950 Margaret Wilson Max Shoolman 6854 288
30Jun1947 Jacob Trust and Benjamin Gargill Margaret Wilson 6342 109
26Mar1947 Jacob Trust (one-half undivided interest) Benjamin Gargill 6315 407
10Mar1947 Harvey Mortgage & Realty Corporation (foreclosure of mortgage by Belmont Realty Corporation) Jacob Trust 6315 401
10Jan1946 Mary J. Doherty Belmont Realty Corporation 6209 171
29Jan1931 Joseph E. Doherty Mary J. Doherty, wife of Joseph E. Doherty 5239 281
16Jun1924 Roland Gray, executor under the will of Harriet Gray Joseph E. Doherty 4585 607
27Apr1908 Robert Jordan Harriet Gray 3276 531
13Feb1908 Eben D. Jordan Robert Jordan 3276 528
04Aug1904 Francis C. Welch and Richard H. Dana, trustees under the sixth clause of the will of Benjamin T. Reed Eben D. Jordan 2985 516
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
07Jun1860 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation (lot with 60 foot frontage) Benjamin T. Reed 803 313
Building restriction in deed transferring 178 Beacon limiting the height of any building constructed in the rear of 178 Beacon to no more than the height of the structure existing as of the date of the deed, the restriction to expire in 20 years or before if (a) 176 Beacon is no longer owned or occupied by Anna L. Gray or her descendants, or (b) if a structure is erected in the rear of 176 Beacon which would not be permitted under this restriction to be built in the rear of 178 Beacon.
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
16Jun1924 Roland Gray, executor under the will of Harriet Gray (seller of 178 Beacon) Joseph E. Doherty (buyer of 178 Beacon) 4585 607