Index to Deeds: 242 Beacon

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
30Nov1973 Nancy E. McCarthy and Nanette Plotkin, trustees, Godfrey Cabot Home Trust 242 Beacon Street Condominium 8676 303
24Aug1973 Marguerite Dinjian Nancy E. McCarthy and Nanette Plotkin, trustees, Godfrey Cabot Home Trust 8655 366
07Apr1969 John H. Ayvazian, Jr., Nubar J. Dinjian, George Najarian, and Thomas Moranian, trustees, Penwood Realty Trust Marguerite Dinjian 8274 680
29Apr1963 Eleanor C. Bradley, Thomas Dudley Cabot, and John Moors Cabot; and Henry L. Shattuck, Samuel Cabot, and Thomas Dudley Cabot, executors of the will of Godfrey L. Cabot Nubar J. Dinjian, George Najarian, Thomas Moranian, and John H. Avazian, trustees, Penwood Realty Trust 7741 326
30Aug1928 Walter H. Gleason Godfrey L. Cabot 5033 300
09Aug1928 Gordon Abbott Walter H. Gleason 5030 533
09Jun1927 George C. Lee, James J. Lee, and George C. Lee, Jr. (seven-ninths undivided interest) Gordon Abbott 4906 295
09Jun1927 George C. Lee, guardian of Nelson B. Lee (two-ninths undivided interest) Gordon Abbott 4906 296
28Feb1920 George E. Cabot and Eliza H. Cabot, his wife, in her own right; and Charles W. Taintor and Caroline H. Taintor, his wife, in her own right Madeline Lee, wife of George C. Lee 4190 417
30Mar1916 Eliza Hemenway Cabot, wife of George E. Cabot, and Caroline Hemenway Taintor, wife of Charles Wilson Taintor (two-thirds undivided interest) Clara Hemenway 3946 309
19Sep1882 T. Dennie Boardman and Annie F. Boardman, husband and wife Ellen L. Hemenway, wife of Charles P. Hemenway 1572 303
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
07Feb1880 Henry Whitwell (lot with 31 foot frontage) T. Dennie Boardman and Annie F. Boardman, husband and wife 1483 106
06Feb1867 William G. Prescott (lot with 40 foot frontage) Henry Whitwell 894 47
20Oct1863 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation (lot with 40 foot frontage) William G. Prescott 834 249
 
Party wall stipulations included in transfer of land governing wall between 242 Beacon and 244 Beacon
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
10Feb1880 Henry Whitwell (seller of eastern 9 feet of lot at 244 Beacon) Francis E. Parker (buyer of eastern 9 feet of lot at 244 Beacon) 1483 177
07Feb1880 Henry Whitwell (seller of lot at 242  Beacon) T. Dennie Boardman and Annie F. Boardman, husband and wife (buyers of lot at 242 Beacon) 1483 106
Building restriction agreement (expiring 1Jan1938) limiting the  height of buildings in rear of 236-246 Beacon
Date Party One Party Two Party Three Book Page
07Sep1927 Pauline Shaw Fenno (236-238 Beacon) Gordon and Katherine Abbott (240-242 Beacon) Lloyd D. Brace (246 Beacon) 4930 213
Building restriction included in land transfer deed (expiring in three years) specifying that “in the first remodeling and restoration of the building now on the premises the height thereof shall not be increased above the present height.”
Date Party One Party Two Party Three Book Page
09Aug1928 Gordon Abbott (seller of 242 Beacon) Walter H. Gleason (buyer of 242 Beacon) 5030 533