Index to Deeds: 204 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party wall and building restriction 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
16Jan1998 202 Commonwealth, Inc. (200-202-204 Commonwealth) 202 Commonwealth Avenue Condominium 22083 209
28Jun1996 Newbury College, Inc. (198-200-202-204 Commonwealth) 202 Commonwealth, Inc. 20684 343
29Dec1986 Back Bay Dormitories, Inc. (198-200-202-204-206 Commonwealth) Newbury College, Inc. 13257 6
15Sep1965 Lillian C. Ferrant Back Bay Dormitories, Inc. 7982 294
03Dec1958 Roland C. Morton Michael E. Ferrant and Lillian C. Ferrant, husband and wife 7359 458
17Jul1946 Eleanor A. Sullivan Roland C. Morton and Jessie R. Morton, husband and wife 6242 35
17Jul1946 Roland C. Morton Eleanor A. Sullivan 6242 36
16Jun1944 Francis A. Lawless and Marion G. Lawless, husband and wife Roland C. Morton and Grace M. Morton, husband and wife 6100 288
13Mar1942 Warren-Stevens. Inc. Francis A. Lawless and Marion G. Lawless, husband and wife 5975 407
01Aug1941 John E. Baginski Warren-Stevens. Inc. 5931 115
01Aug1941 Archibald Blanchard and Elinor Blanchard, his wife, in her own right John E. Baginski 5931 114
23Apr1917 Stewart C. Woodworth Elinor Blanchard, wife of Archibald Blanchard 4028 51
19May1890 William S. Rand (release) Sara E. Woodworth. Wife of Alfred S. Woodworth 1936 355
19May1890 George D. Wildes, assignee of the estate of William S. Rand, insolvent debtor Sara E. Woodworth. Wife of Alfred S. Woodworth 1936 353
18Apr1890 William S. Rand (decree of the Court of Insolvency) George D. Wildes, assignee of the estate of William S. Rand, insolvent debtor 1936 353
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
15Sep1888 Charles E. Stratton (lot with 26 foot frontage) William S. Rand 1847 611
28Apr1888 Frederick A. Whitwell and Samuel Horatio Whitwell, executors of the will of Henry Whitwell (lot with 26 foot frontage, “with the portions of partition walls standing thereon”) Charles E. Stratton 1823 154
22Jan1886 Charles W. Parker (lot with 26 foot frontage) Henry Whitwell 1710 497
30Apr1885 Andrew G. Greeley (lot with 26 foot frontage) Charles W. Parker 1675 395
28Apr1885 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (lot with 26 foot frontage) Andrew G. Greeley 1675 392
Party Wall Agreements
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
07Nov1888 William S. Rand (owner of 204 Commonwealth) Henry D. Flagg, trustee under the will of Nancy Flagg (owner of 206 Commonwealth) 1856 524
01Jul1882 Sarah H. Stratton (holder of right to purchase lot at 202 Commonwealth) Andrew G. Greeley (holder of right to purchased lot at 204 Commonwealth) 1567 513
Building restriction included in land transfer: “No building or part of a building shall be erected or maintained between the rear line of the granted premises and a line drawn from the rear line of house now numbered 202 to the rear line of the house now numbered 206” Commonwealth, said restriction to remain in effect for fifteen years but may be removed sooner with the written consent of the owners of 200, 202, 206, 208, and 212 Commonwealth.
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
15Sep1888 Charles E. Stratton (seller of lot at 204 Commonwealth) William S. Rand (buyer of lot at 204 Commonwealth) 1847 611