Index to Deeds 261 Clarendon (Demolished)

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party wall agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase to the property’s sale to the 65 Commonwealth Avenue Trust, after which it was razed. 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.

For transactions related to the successor building, see separate index for 65 Commonwealth.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
31Dec1924 Henry C. Brookings Richard deBlois Boardman and Gerald D. Boardman, trustees, 65 Commonwealth Avenue Trust 4643 324
29Dec1924 George S. Fiske (one-half undivided interest: 65 Commonwealth and 261 Clarendon) Henry C. Brookings 4643 321
29Dec1924 William H. Dunbar and George R. Nutter, trustees for the benefit of George S. Fiske (one-half undivided interest: 65 Commonwealth and 261 Clarendon) Henry C. Brookings 4643 321
28Nov1917 Gardiner Greene Hammond, Jr. (one-half undivided interest: 65 Commonwealth and 261 Clarendon) George S. Fiske 4066 186
21Nov1917 William H. Dunbar and Esther F. Hammond, formerly called Esther L. Hammond, trustees for the benefit of George S. Fiske; and George S. Fiske, trustee for the benefit of Esther L. Hammond (65 Commonwealth and 261 Clarendon) Gardiner Greene Hammond, Jr., one-half to his use and one half to the use of William H. Dunbar and Esther F. Hammond, trustees for the benefit of George S. Fiske 4066 185
17Mar1913 Gardiner Greene Hammond and Esther L. Hammond, his wife, in her own right (one-half undivided interest: 65 Commonwealth and 261 Clarendon) George S. Fiske, trustee for the benefit of Esther L. Greene 3726 551
06Jul1903 George S. Fiske (one-half undivided interest: 65 Commonwealth and 261 Clarendon) William H. Dunbar and Esther L. Hammond, trustees for the benefit of George S. Fiske 2911 545
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
01Jul1876 Howard Stockton and Mary Stockton, his wife, in her own right Frances L. Fiske 1333 175
06Feb1875 Sebastian B. Schlesinger Mary Stockton, wife of Howard Stockton 1258 80
15Dec1871 William S. Dexter, executor under the will of Charles Amory, Jr. Sebastian B. Schlesinger 1083 199
15Dec1871 Charles Amory  and Martha B. Amory, his wife, in her own right Sebastian B. Schlesinger 1083 198
26May1864 Charles Amory, Jr. Martha B. Amory 844 44
24Jan1863 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Charles Amory, Jr. 824 117
Party Wall Agreements
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
17Jul1876 Fannie L. Fiske (owner of 261 Clarendon) Heirs of Charles E. Stratton (owners of 65 Commonwealth) 1337 312