Index to Deeds: 216 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
24Feb1988 Christopher M. Jeffries, trustee, 216 Commonwealth Avenue Realty Trust Liberty Condominium 14690 153
24Feb1988 Waterside Corporation Christopher M. Jeffries, trustee, 216 Commonwealth Avenue Realty Trust 14690 151
24Feb1988 Ian McEwan King, Lucy O’Laughlin, and Waterside Corporation, general partners of B B Enterprises I Waterside Corporation 14690 142
31Jul1986 John A. Coppola Ian McEwan King, Lucy O’Laughlin, and Waterside Corporation, general partners of B B Enterprises I 12732 7
11Apr1986 Barbara P. Peterson John A. Coppola 12418 13
17Jan1978 Martin Pettit Barbara P. Peterson 9032 464
30Sep1977 Barbara P. Peterson Martin T. Pettit 8992 587
14Jul1969 (recorded 15Jul1969) Karl Greenman Barbara P. Peterson 8297 414
22Sep1965

(recorded 15Jul1969)

Eva Stern, trustee, The Berries Trust Karl Greenman 8297 412
22Sep1965 Barnett N. Samuels Eva Stern, trustee, The Berries Trust 7983 748
29Jan1954 Julian F. Porter Barnett N. Samuels 6933 230
29Oct1948 Leo Lampasona and Nicholas Abraham Julian F. Porter 6472 486
01May1945 Anita A. Shadrawy (one-half undivided interest) Nicholas Abraham 6150 263
23Oct1944 Anita A. Shadrawy (one-half undivided interest) Leo Lampasona 6122 60
23Oct1944 Jenny K. Gegan Anita A. Shadrawy 6122 366
08May1935 H. Leon Sharmat Jenny K. Gegan 5525 315
29Mar1935 Mary F. Donlan H. Leon Sharmat 5519 517
02Nov1934 (recorded 19Nov1934) Joseph P. Brennan Mary F. Donlan 5495 70
21Sep1933 (recorded 19Nov1934) Mary F. Donlan Joseph P. Brennan 5495 61
21Sep1933 Nellie C. Brennan, wife of Joseph P. Brennan Mary F. Donlan 5406 298
01Sep1933 Gertrude Fiske; Gardiner H. Fiske; Harold B. Willis and Cornelia H. Willis, his wife, in her own right; and Andrew Fiske Nellie C. Brennan, wife of Joseph P. Brennan 5403 146
27Jun1931 Augustus H. Fiske (one-fouth undivided interest) Andrew Fiske 5268 39
26Jun1931 Augustus H. Fiske, surviving trustee under the will of Gertrude H. Fiske Gertrude Fiske, Gardiner Horsford Fiske, Cornelia Horsford Willis, and Augustus H Fiske 5268 37
29Jan1880 George H. Mackay (lot with 24 foot frontage and “new dwelling house” Gertrude H. Fiske, wife of Andrew Fiske 1482 240
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
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
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