Index to Deeds: 214 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds 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
01Dec1993 Magdalene Ippen Brownstone Condominium 18733 93
01Apr1993 Jacqueline C. Staffier; Marjorie Laudano; and Chester H. Marks, Jr., trustee, Chester H. Marks, Jr., Trust Magdalene Ippen 18131 120
31Jul1992 Chester H. Marks, Jr. (one-third undivided interest) Chester H. Marks, Jr., trustee, Chester H. Marks, Jr., Trust 17667 109
14Feb1989 Marjorie Laudano, administratrix of the estate of Carole J. Barone (one-fourth undivided interest) Marjorie Laudano, Marilyn Marks, and Jacqueline Staffier 15394 253
23May1984 Carole J. Barone Mildred Barone 10949 248
25Apr1983 Mildred Barone Carole J. Barone 10326 244
08Mar1966 Marjorie Laudano, formerly Marjorie Barone; Marilyn Marks, formerly Marilyn Barone; Jacqueline Staffier, formerly Jacqueline Barone; and Carol Barone Mildred Barone 8025 686
18Jul1938 Helen E. Shea Anthony Barone 5738 408
01Feb1937 Frederick Foster, executor of the will of Mary C. S. Quincy Helen E. Shea 5649 116
Transfers of Unimproved Land: Parcel with 24 foot frontage composed of a 23 foot lot to the east, reduced by 6 inches by the transfer of a strip of land to the east including the eastern half of the party wall with 212 Commonwealth, and increased by a 1.5 foot lot to the west including the eastern half of the party wall with 216 Commonwealth.
 
Transfers of Unimproved Land: 23 foot lot
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
22May1882 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (lot with 23 foot frontage) George Henry Quincy 1562 436
Transfers of Unimproved Land: 1.5 foot lot to the west including the eastern half of the party wall with 216 Commonwealth.
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
21Nov1879 James Barr Ames (lot with 1.5 inch frontage) George H. Quincy 1476 192
04Sep1879 George Henry Mackay (lot with 1.5 inch frontage) James Barr Ames 1476 191
07Apr1879 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (lot with 49.5 foot frontage) George Henry Mackay 1455 124
28Jun1878 William O. Grover (foreclosure of mortgage by Nathan Matthews to Thomas Upham, assigned to William Grover) (lot with 338 foot frontage, running west from the land of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) National Bank of Commerce of Boston 1427 49
18May1876 Nathan Matthews (lot with 358.75 foot frontage, running west from the land of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) National Bank of Commerce of Boston 1329 62
19Nov1875 Harvey N. Shepard Nathan Matthews 1303 207
19Nov1875 Nathan Matthews, Henry D. Hyde, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees Harvey N. Shepard 1303 157
16Oct1873 Harvey N. Shepard Nathan Matthews, Henry D. Hyde, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1182 271
16Oct1873 Nathan Matthews Harvey N. Shepard 1182 270
30May1873 David N. Skillings, trustee of an indenture between David N. Skillings, Charles Whitney, David Whitney, Jr., and Lawrence Barnes Nathan Matthews 1163 259
08Feb1871 Nathan Matthews David N. Skillings, trustee 1034 85
08Feb1871 Franklin Haven Nathan Matthews 1034 56
02Jan1871 Nathan Matthews Franklin Haven 1029 239
02Jan1871 David Sears, Jr., Frederick R. Sears, and Knyvet Sears Nathan Matthews 1029 233
Transfers of Unimproved Land: Sale of 6 inch strip including the eastern half of the party wall with 212 Commonwealth, pursuant to agreement on 24Jan1880 (Book 1482, p. 119)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
18Jun1885 George Henry Quincy (owner of 214 Commonwealth) Benjamin W. Munroe (owner of 212 Commonwealth) 1685 513
24Jan1880 George H. Quincy (owner of 214 Commonwealth; agreement to sell) Benjamin W. Munroe (owner of right to purchase lot at 212 Commonwealth) 1482 119
Building Restriction Agreements
Date Parties to the Agreement Book Page
12Jun1876 Owners of property on Commonwealth and Newbury between the land of the Commonwealth on the east, and Gloucester Street on the west: Susie A. Braman, Charles H. Mann, George B. Hyde, Asa P. Potter, N. Matthews, National Bank of Commerce, George H. Braman, Boylston National Bank of Boston, D. J. Potter 1330 300