Index to Deeds: 260 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 through December 31, 2017. 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
07Mar2017 Musco Properties LLC and Brennan Family Realty LLC (260-262 Commonwealth) Commonwealth Avenue Partners LLC 57654 24
07Mar2017 Madeline L. Musco, administratrix of the estate of Louis F. Musco, Jr. (one-half undivided interest, 260-262 Commonwealth) Musco Properties LLC 57654 21
31Dec2002 George J. Brennan, Jr. (one-half undivided interest, 260-262 Commonwealth) Brennan Family Realty LLC 30501 223
22Oct1979 George J. Brennan, Jr., Rocco Losano, Louis Musco, and Frank Carroll, doing business as Commonwealth Management Associates (260-262 Commonwealth) George J. Brennan, Jr., and Louis Musco 9299 81
01Feb1977 Chamberlayne School and Chamberlayne Junior College (260-262 Commonwealth) George J. Brennan, Jr., Rocco Losano, Louis Musco, and Frank Carroll, doing business as Commonwealth Management Associates (Garden Halls Dormitories) 8932 15
25Aug1960 Josephine M. Ward (260-262-264-266 Commonwealth) Chamberlayne School and Chamberlayne Junior College 7501 24
29Jul1949 Morton J. Archer (260-262-264-266 Commonwealth) Josephine M. Ward 6536 307
20Dec1946 Helen M. Towle (260-262-264-266 Commonwealth) Morton J. Archer 6296 231
02Jun1942 David Shikes and Pnilip B. Long (260-262-264-266 Commonwealth) (foreclosure of mortgage) Helen M. Towle 5988 292
14Mar1927 Helen M. Towle (260-262-264-266 Commonwealth) David Shikes and Philip B. Long 4881 201
03Dec1925 Boston Academy of the Sacred Heart (260-262-264-266 Commonwealth) Helen M. Towle 4747 389
01Dec1920 Mary Thompson Boston Academy of the Sacred Heart 4268 171
18Nov1918 Nathaniel U. Walker, executor of the will of Caroline M. Dana Mary Thompson 4113 335
02Jan1901 Sarah E. Smith Caroline M. Dana, wife of George N. Dana 2727 495
23May1894 John O. Poor Sarah E. Smith, wife of Franklin Smith 2200 164
11Jul1893 Thomas E. Proctor and Nehemiah W. Rice John O. Poor 2145 405
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 130
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
03Jun1880 Samuel M. Shapleigh (lot with 24 foot frontage and dwelling house) John O. Poor 1494 305
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
04Oct1879 George H. Braman (lot with 29 foot frontage) Samuel M. Shapleigh 1471 289
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
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