Index to Deeds: 258 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
20Aug1986 James R. Holland and Helen D. Holland Danielle Holland Condominium 12801 185
19Jul1973 Rudolph Guarino James R. Holland and Helen D. Holland, husband and wife 8647 123
10Jun1968 Geoffrey L. Whalen, also known as Geoffrey Lionel Whalen, Jr. Rudolph Guarino 8207 360
14Mar1949 Susan C. Regan Benigna M. Whalen 6503 355
25Feb1948 Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company, trustee under the will of George T. Cruft Susan C. Regan, wife of James B. Regan 6409 516
25Apr1905 Arthur S. Johnson George T. Cruft 3037 513
01Jun1895 Charles C. Poor Samuel Johnson 2281 364
11Jul1893 Thomas E. Proctor and Nehemiah W. Rice Charles C. Poor 2145 406
26May1893 Edward H. Dunn, assignee under a deed of trust for the benefit of the creditors of John O. Poor, Charles C. Poor, Clarence H. Poor, and Robert C. Poor, partners doing business as Henry Poor & Sons; and Charles C. Poor Thomas E. Proctor and N. W. Rice 2133 129
23Sep1892 John O. Poor, Charles C. Poor, Clarence H. Poor, and Robert C. Poor, individually and as partners doing business as Henry Poor & Sons Edward H. Dunn, trustees for the benefit of the creditors of John O. Poor, Charles C. Poor, Clarence H. Poor, and Robert C. Poor, partners doing business as Henry Poor & Sons 2085 33
02Jun1880 John W. Shapleigh (lot with 24 foot frontage and dwelling house) Charles C. Poor 1494 245
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
22Sep1879 George H. Braman (lot with 24 foot frontage) John W. Shapleigh 1468 281
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 stipulations in land transfer deed and agreements
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
17May1879 George H. Braman (seller of 3 foot lot at boundary between 256 and 258 Commonwealth, and owner of lot at 258 Commonwealth) George B. Hyde (purchaser of 3 foot lot at boundary between 256 and 258 Commonwealth) 1457 113
22Sep1879 George H. Braman (seller of lot at 258 Commonwealth and owner of lot at 260 Commonwealth) John W. Shapleigh (purchaser of lot at 258 Commonwealth) 1468 281
 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