Index to Deeds: 264 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
06Nov1989 Stratford Foundation (formerly Chamberlayne School and Chamberlayne Junior College) (264-266-270 Commonwealth) Berklee College of Music, Inc. 15931 167
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
07Mar1907 Sarah F. Hitchcock, widow of John Hitchcock Boston Academy of the Sacred Heart 3197 161
01Sep1883 John W. Shapleigh (lot with 25 foot frontage and stone dwelling house) Sarah Frances Hitchcock, wife of John Hitchcock 1609 127
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
30Sep1882 Charles H. Mann (lot with 25 foot frontage) John W. Shapleigh 1575 215
04Oct1879 Grenville T. W. Braman and Susie A. Braman, his wife, in her own right (lot with 19 foot frontage) Charles H. Mann 1471 298
19Nov1875 Harvey N. Shepard (lot with 25 foot frontage) Charles H. Mann 1303 158
19Nov1875 Harvey N. Shepard (lot with 250 foot frontage) Susie W. Braman, wife of Grenville T. W. Braman 1303 157
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
04Oct1879 Grenville T. W. Braman and Susie A. Braman, his wife, in her own right (seller of lot at 264 Commonwealth and owner of lot at 266 Commonwealth) Charles H. Mann (buyer of lot at 264 Commonwealth) 1471 298
04Oct1879 Charles H. Mann (seller of lot at 262 Commonwealth and owner of lot at 264 Commonwealth) Samuel M. Shapleigh (buyer of lot at 262 Commonwealth) 1471 289
 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