Index to Deeds: 184 Marlborough

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party wall 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
21Dec1987 H & P Associates Limited Partnership II and First American Development Corporation V, partners doing business as Lower Back Bay Associates 184 Marlborough Street Condominium 14349 87
07Feb1986 L. L. Russell Corporation H & P Associates Limited Partnership II and First American Development Corporation V, partners doing business as Lower Back Bay Associates 12276 25
15Jan1986 Walter J. Berzinskas L. L. Russell Corporation 12209 174
21Feb1978 Walter J. Berzinskas Walter J. Berzinskas  and Otilia E. Berzinskas, husband and wife 9035 407
21Feb1978 Patrick J. Glynn and Anne T. Glynn, husband and wife Walter J. Berzinskas 9035 400
02May1977 Howard E. Gellis Patrick J. Glynn and Anne T. Glynn, husband and wife 8951 479
30Jul1964 Hugh R. Farrington, trustee, The 184 Marlborough Street Trust Howard Gellis 7870 248
01Nov1960 Jane E. B. McCarley, also known as Jane E. B. MacCarley Hugh R. Farrington, trustee, The 184 Marlborough Street Trust 7517 548
20Aug1958 Edward Swartz Jane E. B. MacCarley 7335 65
16May1957 Lillian H. Tiffany Edward Swartz 7235 110
16May1957 George E. Losier and Marion L. Losier, husband and wife Lillian H. Tiffany 7235 104
16Mar1953 Realty Investments Company, Inc. George E. Losier and Marion L. Losier, husband and wife 6853 574
16Oct1950 Winthrop Parkway, Inc. Realty Investments Company, Inc. 6645 345
09Oct1948 Elin A. Spongberg, also known as Elin A. Spongeberg Winthrop Parkway, Inc. 6476 545
18May1948 Henry D. Thompson and Rella A. Thompson, husband and wife Elin A. Spongeberg 6431 531
15Dec1947 Patrick Andrew Brown (one-half undivided interest) Henry D. Thompson and Rella A. Thompson, husband and wife 6392 521
17Nov1947 Elin A. Spongberg Henry D. Thompson and Rella A. Thompson, husband and wife (one-half undivided interest), and Patrick Andrew Brown (one-half undivided interest) 6385 290
02Feb1945 S. Clifford Speed Elin A. Spongberg 6138 596
31May1938 Old Colony Trust Company, trustee under the will of S. Parkman Shaw (one-fourth undivided interest) S. Clifford Speed 5727 627
31May1938 Old Colony Trust Company, trustee under the will of Gertrude Bramwell Shaw (one-fourth undivided interest) S. Clifford Speed 5727 628
26May1938 S. Parkman Shaw, Jr. (one-half undivided interest) S. Clifford Speed 5727 629
31May1906 Guy Norman and Louisa Palfrey Norman, his wife, in her own right S. Parkman Shaw and Gertrude Bramwell Shaw, husband and wife 3131 79
22Dec1903 Ellis L. Dresel Louisa P. Norman, wife of Guy Norman 2941 285
22Dec1903 Guy Norman Ellis L. Dresel 2941 284
01Apr1897 Eliza L. Homans and John Homans, II, in their own right, and John Homans, II, and Reginald Foster, trustees for the benefit of Caroline Holmans Guy Norman 2430 622
07Aug1896 Caroline Homans John Homans, II, and Reginald Foster, trustees for her benefit 2430 618
19Jun1885 Albert E. Touzalin Charles D. Homans 1684 191
01Aug1882 Laurence Curtis and Annah J. W. Curtis, trustees under the will of Thomas B. Curtis Albert E. Touzalin 1572 52
Transfers of Unimproved Land: Lot with 25 foot frontage composed of 24 foot lot to the west and 1 foot lot to the east
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
19Mar1881 John E. DeWitt and Naomi H. DeWitt, his wife, in her own right Thomas B. Curtis 1518 598
Transfers of Unimproved Land: Lot with 24 foot frontage abutting 186 Marlborough
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
20May1880 Anna L. Lawrence, guardian of Prescott Lawrence, a minor (one-sixth undivided interest) Naomi H. DeWitt, wife of John E. DeWitt 1518 597
20May1880 Anna L. Lawrence, widow of James Lawrence (dower and life interest in one-sixth undivided interest) Naomi H. DeWitt, wife of John E. DeWitt 1518 595
20May1880 James Lawrence (one-sixth undivided interest) Naomi H. DeWitt, wife of John E. DeWitt 1518 594
20May1880 William S. Dexter, trustee under the will of James Lawrence (four-sixths undivided interest) Naomi H. DeWitt, wife of John E. DeWitt 1518 593
28Dec1872 T. Jefferson Coolidge (one-half undivided interest) James Lawrence 1140 269
15May1872 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (lot with 24 foot frontage). T. Jefferson Coolidge and James Lawrence 1133 33
Transfers of Unimproved Land: Lot with 1 foot frontage abutting 182 Marlborough
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
01Nov1880 Samuel Stillings (lot with 1 foot frontage and western half of party wall) Naomi H. DeWitt 1508 7
27Sep1880 T. Jefferson Coolidge (lot with 25.5 foot frontage) Samuel Stillings 1504 632
30Dec1872 James Lawrence (one-half undivided interest in lot with 50 foot frontage) T. Jefferson Coolidge 1140 268
15May1872 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (lot with 25 foot frontage). T. Jefferson Coolidge and James Lawrence 1133 31
15May1872 Commonwealth of Massachusetts T. Jefferson Coolidge and James Lawrence 1133 29
Party wall agreement
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
11Apr1881 Thomas B. Curtis (owner of lot at 184 Marlborough) Eben D. Jordan (owner of right to purchase lot at 186 Marlborough) 1521 377
Party wall stipulation contained in sale of 1 foot strip of land between 182 Marlborough and 184 Marlborough
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
01Nov1880 Samuel Stillings (seller of 1 foot strip of land with half of party wall thereon) Naomi H. DeWitt (buyer of 1 foot strip of land with half of party wall thereon) 1508 7
Party wall agreement confirming party wall stipulation contained in sale of 1 foot strip of land between 182 Marlborough and 184 Marlborough (Book 1508, p. 7) and declaring null and void earlier reference to erection of a party wall between 182 Marlborough and 184 Marlborough contained in the sale of 25.5 foot wide lot (Book 1504, p. 632), which referred to the placement of the wall one foot further east than where it was ultimately built.
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
26Apr1881 T. Jefferson Coolidge; Samuel Stillings; William S. Dexter, trustee under the will of James Lawrence; Anna L. Lawrence, guardian of Prescott Lawrence; Anna L. Lawrence; James Lawrence; and Naomi H. DeWitt (parties to earlier transactions relating to land at 182 Marlborough and 184 Marlborough) Thomas B. Curtis (owner of 184 Marlborough) 1540 52