Index to Deeds: 246 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 condominium units.  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
21Dec1981 Washington Financial Services, Inc. 246 Commonwealth Avenue Condominium 9888 204
31Oct1979 Richard H. Goldberg (Confirmatory deed) Washington Financial Services, Inc. 9304 56
31Aug1979 Richard H. Goldberg Washington Investment Services, Inc. 9247 189
31May1979 Marie E. Sacco Richard H. Goldberg 9194 623
31May1979 Edward K. Welch, Richard H. Goldberg, and Barbara C. Weingarden, trustees, M. E. Goldberg Foundation (Confimatory Deed of Book 8866, p. 730) Marie E. Sacco 9194 622
31May1979 Richard H. Goldberg Marie E. Sacco 9194 626
24Aug1977 Richard H. Goldberg and Barbara G. Weingarden, trustees, B and R Realty Trust Richard H. Goldberg 8981 744
22Jul1976 Richard H. Goldberg Barbara G. Weingarden and Richard H. Goldberg, trustees, B and R Realty Trust 8886 740
22Jul1976 Mark R. Werman, Richard H. Goldberg, and Barbara G. Weingarden, trustees of the M. E. Goldberg Charitable and Educational Trust Richard H. Goldberg 8886 730
09Mar1969 Walter S. Gainey Maurice E. Goldberg, trustee, M. E. Goldberg Charitable and Educational Trust 7381 596
12Nov1947 William A. Sargent Walter Gainey 6924 24
22Sep1944 Ray C. Johnson William A. Sargent 6383 338
26Apr1944 Kate D. Goldberg Ray C. Johnson 6116 518
23Jul1943 Francis J. Dempsey Kate D. Goldberg 6053 314
23Jul1942 The Girls’ Friendly Society in the Diocese of Massachusetts, Inc. Francis J. Dempsey 5998 183
18Sep1928 Justine F. Kershaw The Girls’ Friendly Society in the Diocese of Massachusetts, Inc. 5038 515
15Dec1927 Lunetta V. Nickerson Justine F. Kershaw 4963 39
01Jun1927 Bradford N. Powell Lunetta V. Nickerson 4902 360
01Apr1925 Domenico Vassallo and Maria Vassallo, husband and wife Bradford N. Powell 4662 99
01Aug1924 Elizabeth S. Clifford Domenico Vassallo and Maria Vassallo, husband and wife 4603 83
10Jul1924 Rae Onigen Elizabeth S. Clifford 4599 611
05Feb1924 Daniel A. McLaughlin Rae Onigen 4592 58
05Feb1924 Harry Brackman Daniel A. McLaughlin 4547 401
03Oct1923 Helen Seely Harry Brackman 4526 514
28Feb1918 William A. Gaston and Edgar N. Hunt, executors of the will of Frank E. Simpson Helen Seely 4075 592
24Mar1887 Charles Buffum Frank E. Simpson 1764 393
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
18Aug1880 George A. Avery (lot with 26 foot frontage) Charles Buffum 1500 553
02Mar1880 Susan F. Smith, Alexander Stowell, and Robert D. Smith, trustees under the will of Charles A. Smith (lot with 26 foot frontage) George A. Avery 1485 163
18Dec1877 Asa P. Potter (lot with 26 foot frontage) Charles A. Smith 1403 63
31May1876 George H. Braman (lot with 30.5 foot frontage on Commonwealth and 56.5 foot frontage on the alley and on Newbury) Asa P. Potter 1329 3
19Nov1875 Harvey N. Shepard (lot with 56 foot frontage) George H. Braman 1303 158
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
02Jan1871 Nathan Matthews David N. Skillings, trustee 1029 238
02Jan1871 David Sears, Jr., Frederick R. Sears, and Knyvet Sears Nathan Matthews 1029 233
Party Wall Agreements
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
18Apr1890 Delle S. Potter, wife of Asa P. Potter (owner of 29 Fairfield) Frank E. Simpson (owner of 246 Commonwealth) 1933 143
Party wall stipulations in land transfer deed relating to existing wall between 29 Fairfield and 246 Commonwealth and future wall between 246 Commonwealth and 248 Commonwealth
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
18Dec1877 Asa P. Potter (seller of land at 246 Commonwealth; owner of 29 Fairfield and lot at 248 Commonwealth) Charles A. Smith (purchaser of lot at 246 Commownealth) 1403 63
 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