Index to Deeds: 23 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party wall 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
21Jul1976 Twenty-Three Commonwealth Avenue Corporation 23 Commonwealth Avenue Condominium 8883 426
25Nov1975 Richard L. Church Twenty-Three Commonwealth Avenue Corporation 8834 211
01Jul1975 Mary K. Merrill Richard L. Church 8797 620
20Aug1957 Mary W. Bottomly Mary K. Merrill 7258 221
19Feb1956 Mary B. Brandegee Mary W. Bottomly 7132 1
02May1924 William J. Stober Mary B. Brandegee, wife of Edward D. Brandegee 4569 432
10Sep1923 Francis Shaw and E. Sohier Welch, executors under the will of Cora L. Shaw William J. Stober 4503 428
05May1891 John L. Bremer and William Farnsworth, executors under the will of Ezra Farnsworth, and William Farnsworth, in his own right Cora L. Shaw 1995 117
29Apr1891 Eugene V. R. Thayer (confirmatory deed) William Farnsworth 1995 115
28Aug1886 Eugene V. R. Thayer Ezra Farnsworth 1740 196
09Oct1880 Elizabeth E. Spooner Eugene V. R. Thayer 1505 387
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
29Mar1867 John C. Gray (lot with 10.5 foot frontage) Daniel N. Spooner 896 145
29Jan1867 John C. Gray (lot with 20 foot frontage) Daniel Nicolson Spooner 893 127
10Jul1865 Gardiner Howland Shaw (lot with 60 frontage) John C. Gray 861 74
02Jul1860 Samuel Hooper (lot with 60 frontage) Gardiner Howland Shaw 795 178
02May1860 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Samuel Hooper 780 180
Party Wall Agreements
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
04Nov1929 Robert F. Herrick (owner of 25 Commonwealth) Mary B. Brandegee (owner of 23 Commonwealth) 5150 566
01Oct1880 T. K. Lothrop and E. W. Hooper, trustees under the will of Samuel Hooper (owners of 25 Commonwealth) Elizabeth E. Spooner (owner of 23 Commonwealth) 1505 386
01Oct1880 Elizabeth E. Spooner (owner of 23 Commonwealth) John A. Burnham (owner of 21 Commonwealth) 1505 385