Index to Deeds: 228 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
22Jan1981 William J. Sen 228 Commonwealth Avenue Condominium 9658 3
02Jan1973 Joseph S. Sahakian William J. Sen 8595 401
01Dec1969 Jack E. Molesworth Joseph S. Sahakian 8329 232
02Mar1959 William Weiner, trustee, Myrtle Realty Trust Jack E. Molesworth 7378 433
26Jan1951 Arthur L. Ezrin William Weiner, trustee, Myrtle Realty Trust 6676 50
01May1950 Fred J. Walker, trustee, Chaplin Realty Trust Arthur L. Ezrin 6602 192
27Feb1947 Theran Realty, Inc. Fred J. Walker, trustee, Chaplin Realty Trust 6310 22
26Mar1946 Florence Theran Theran Realty, Inc. 6212 104
28Nov1945 Esther Wasserman Florence Theran 6195 52
24Aug1944 Joseph Goldman Esther Wasserman 6113 13
10Dec1943 Sylvia Marcus Joseph Goldman 6072 84
26Nov1943 James Mason Rothwell Sylvia Marcus 6069 475
24Oct1917 (recorded 28Feb1924) Payson Dana James Mason Rothwell 4552 180
05Sep1917 Morgiana H. Parker; Mary P. Taggard, wife of Henry Taggard; Charles S. Parker; Herman Parker; and Ross Parker Payson Dana 4052 74
Transfers of Unimproved Land: Lot with 24 foot frontage composed of 1 foot strip to the east and 24 foot lot to the west, less 1 foot strip to the west combined with lot at 230 Commonwealth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
31Mar1881 Henry D. Yerxa (lot with 1 foot frontage) Charles W. Parker 1520 447
10Mar1880 George Wheatland, Jr. (lot with 24 foot frontage) Charles W. Parker 1486 11
10Mar1880 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (lot with 24 foot frontage) George Wheatland, Jr. 1486 9
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 226 Commonwealth) 1475 18
Party Wall Stipulations in land transfer deeds governing wall between 228 Commonwealth and 230 Commonwealth
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
16Apr1880 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (seller of land at 230 Commonwealth) George Wheatland, Jr. (purchaser of land at 230 Commonwealth) 1489 449
10Mar1880 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (seller of land at 228 Commonwealth) George Wheatland, Jr. (purchaser of land at 228 Commonwealth) 1486 9
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