Index to Deeds: 220 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
29May1984 George P. Demeter, trustee, Demeter Realty Trust 220 Commonwealth Condominium 10947 279
25Nov1968 Francis J. Gill George P. Demeter, trustee, Demeter Realty Trust 8245 144
31Oct1961 Samuel Wasserman and Ella F. Wasserman, husband and wife Francis J. Gill 7601 366
08Dec1959 Ruell P. Mentall and Martha F. Mentall, husband and wife, tenants in common Samuel Wasserman and Ella F. Wasserman, husband and wife 7446 7
29Aug1959 Robert Mamis Ruell P. Mentall and Martha F. Mentall, tenants in common 7423 448
29Aug1959 Ruell P. Mentall and Martha F. Mentall, husband and wife, tenants by the entirety Robert Mamis 7423 447
06Apr1956 National Realty Company, Inc. Ruell P. Mentall and Martha F. Mentall, husband and wife, tenants by the entirety 7142 347
30Sep1954 George Blair and Florence Blair, husband and wife National Realty Company, Inc. 6996 389
03Aug1954 Joseph M. Greenberg George Blair and Florence Blair, husband and wife 6996 385
26Nov1952 Anna L. Hicks, trustee under a declaration of trust for the benefit of Edna M. Grant Joseph M. Greenberg 6829 472
15Nov1951 Edna M. Grant Anna L. Hicks, trustee under a declaration of trust for the benefit of Edna M. Grant 6742 161
27Jun1947 Francis G. MacCausand Edna M. Grant 6341 524
30Nov1945 Shirley T. Shea Francis G. MacCausand 6206 32
30Nov1945 Robert B. Chapin, Jr., and Anne M. Chapin, husband and wife Shirley T. Shea 6189 438
24Jan1945 Howard S. Cosgrove Robert B. Chapin, Jr., and Anne M. Chapin, husband and wife 6137 6137
02Jan1945 Walter L. Van Kleeck, executor of the will of Annie T. Tarbell Howard S. Cosgrove 6134 481
16Mar1909 Abby T. Tower (one-half undivided interest) Annie T. Tarbell 3349 73
01Apr1899 Etta C. Plummer, trustee under the will of George A. Plummer, and individually Annie T. Tarbell and Abby T. Tower 2597 385
05Nov1892 John T. Bradlee, Richard Stone, and George H. Mackay, trustees under the will of Charlotte L. Mackay George Amos Plummer 2093 575
26May1887 William Mackay and George H. Mackay Charlotte L. Mackay 1774 81
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
26Apr1879 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (lot with 24 foot frontage) Robert C. Mackay 1455 169
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
22May1879 Robert C. Mackay (owner of lot at 220 Commonwealth) Benjamin F. Guild (owner of lot at 222 Commonwealth) 1457 180
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