Index to Deeds: 252 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 its conversion 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  
01Aug1979 Mary Alice Boelter, Steven J. Fugarazzo, Jasenka Diminic, and Roy Nick McPherson 252 Commonwealth Avenue Condominium 9230 296  
12Jul1978 Florence Beth Pockwinse Roy Nick McPherson, Jasenka Diminic, Mary Alice Boelter, and Steven J. Fugarazzo 9074 681  
04May1978 William P. McDonough Florence Beth Pockwinse 9054 152  
03Aug1976 Anthony S. Summers, Eugene S. Summers, and Stephen R. Ross William P. McDonough 8891 10  
20Apr1973 Florence Beth Pockwinse Anthony Sears Summers, Eugene Sears Summers, and Stephen R. Ross 8624 175  
01Feb1971 Pearl Lois Burnley Florence Beth Pockwinse 8419 157  
04May1942 Home Owners Federal Savings and Loan Association Pearl Lois Burnley 5982 421  
02Mar1942 Harold H. Cram (foreclosure of mortgage) Home Owners Federal Savings and Loan 5975 461  
18Dec1940 Doris Sears Harold H. Cram 5900 123  
22Nov1940 James F. O’Brien, Jr. Doris Sears 5894 476  
29Mar1940 New England Trust Company, Talbot C. Chase, and Jay B. Angevine, executors of the will of Augustus H. Ellis James F. O’Brien, Jr. 5847 327  
07Sep1909 Annie A. Richardson Augustus H. Ellis 3390 299  
25Sep1879 Samuel M. Shapleigh (lot with 24 foot frontage and “brick and stone dwelling house” Annie A. Richardson, wife of George R. Richardson 1471 97  
   
Transfers of Unimproved Land  
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page  
19Mar1879 George B. Hyde (lot with 24 foot frontage) Samuel M. Shapleigh 1451 9  
29Dec1877 Harvey N. Shepard (lot with 112 foot 6 inch frontage) (confirmatory deed) George B. Hyde 1404 309
19Nov1875 Harvey N. Shepard (lot with 112 foot 6 inch frontage) George B. Hyde 1303 159  
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
10Feb1859 David Sears David Sears, Jr., Frederick Richard Sears, and Knyvet Winthrop Sears 819 233  
 
Party wall stipulations in land transfer deed  
Date Grantor grantee Book Page  
19Mar1879 George B. Hyde (seller of lot at 252 Commonwealth and owner of lot at 254 Commonwealth) Samuel M. Shapleigh (purchaser of lot at 252 Commonwealth) 1451 9  
11Oct1878 George B. Hyde (seller of lot at 250 Commonwealth and owner of lot at 252 Commonwealth) John W. Shapleigh (purchaser of lot at 250 Commonwealth) 1437 17  
   
 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