Index to Deeds: 226 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
17Jan1979 John V. O’Neil, trustee, 226 Commonwealth Avenue Realty Trust 226 Commonwealth Condominium 9141 42
01Aug1978 William J. Sen John V. O’Neil, trustee, 226 Commonwealth Avenue Realty Trust 9080 695
07May1971 Keith John Cooper-Baines and Mac Clanning Grant William J. Sen and Rosemary C. Sen, husband and wife 8441 471
03Sep1969 James F. Thomson and Judith J. Thomson, husband and wife Keith John Cooper-Baines and Mac Clanning Grant 8308 254
01Mar1965 Harry M. Angelus and Despina T. Angelus, husband and wife James F. Thomson and Judith J. Thomson, husband and wife 7933 123
29Dec1964 Helen Coste Harry M. Angelus and Despina T. Angelus, husband and wife 7916 594
30Sep1963 Stanley Markow, trustee, Parker Realty Trust Helen Coste 7785 432
30Jun1960 John A. Sulmonetti Stanley Markow, trustee, Parker Realty Trust 7487 331
07Jan1959 Theran Realty, Inc. John A. Sulmonetti 7368 300
16Apr1948 Winthrop Parkway, Inc. Theran Realty, Inc. 6420 457
28Feb1947 Harriet F. Swain Winthrop Parkway, Inc. 6310 204
31Oct1913 Nellie Parney Carter (one-half undivided interest) Harriet F. Swain, wife of Howard T. Swain 3767 414
31Oct1913 Nellie Parney Carter, executrix of the will of Mary Elizabeth Carter (one-half undivided interest) Harriet F. Swain, wife of Howard T. Swain 3767 413
05Jun1883 Charles H. Hayden Martha H. Carter, wife of Charles M. Carter 1601 78
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
01Oct1881 Henry D. Yerxa (lot with 25 foot frontage) Charles H. Hayden 1538 525
01Nov1879 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (lot with 26 foot frontage) Henry D. Yerxa 1475 18
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 Stipulations in land transfer deeds governing wall between 226 Commonwealth and 228 Commonwealth
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
31Mar1881 Henry D. Yerxa (seller of 1 foot strip of land between lot at 226 Commonwealth and 228 Commonwealth) Charles W. Parker (purchaser of 1 foot strip of land between lot at 226 Commonwealth and 228 Commonwealth) 1520 447
10Mar1880 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (seller of land at 228 Commonwealth) George Wheatland, Jr. (purchaser of land at 228 Commonwealth) 1486 9
01Nov1879 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (seller of lot at 226 Commonwealth) Henry D. Yerxa (purchaser of lot at 228 Commonwealth) 1475 18
Party Wall Stipulations in land transfer deeds governing wall between 224 Commonwealth and 226 Commonwealth
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
11Oct1879 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (seller of lot at 224 Commonwealth) Freeman J. Doe (purchaser of lot at 224 Commonwealth) 1472 148
Building Restriction Agreement
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