Index to Deeds: 218 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase through December 31, 2010.  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
25Jul1992 Thomas J. Dooley, Jr., and Helen Dooley Jean Hanifin, trustee, Hye-Eire Trust 17622 80
26Feb1987 Daniel A. Taylor and Winifred I. Li, executors of the will of Robert H. Johnson Thomas J. Dooley, Jr. and Helen Dooley, husband and wife 13440 211
27Feb1974 Robert H. Johnson, successor trustee, 218 Commonwealth Trust Robert H. Johnson 8692 505
01Oct1973 Irma E. Shapiro Irma E. Shapiro, trustee, 218 Commonwealth Trust 8663 621
11Aug1967 Octavia M. Walsh Irma E. Shapiro 8139 577
29Jun1965 Katharine B. MacAusland Octavia M. Walsh 7963 160
30Mar1921 William Howell Reed and Robert W. Atkins, executors of the will of Grace E. Reed Katharine B. MacAusland, wife of Andrew R. MacAusland 4283 502
01Feb1901 George H. Mackay and Maria M. Mackay, his wife, in her own right Grace E. Reed, wife of William Howell Reed 2737 549
30Jan1880 (recorded 14Feb1880) Robert C. Mackay (Confirmatory deed) Maria M. Mackay, wife of George H. Mackay 1483 219
30Jan1880 Robert C. Mackay Maria M. Mackay, wife of George H. Mackay 1482 250
30Jan1880 George H. Mackay (lot with 24 foot frontage and dwelling house) Robert C. Mackay 1482 249
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
Party Wall Agreements
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
07Apr1879 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (owner of lot at 220 Commonwealth) George H. Mackay (owner of lot at 218 Commonwealth) 1456 55
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