Index to Deeds: 276 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 conversion of the building 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
03Feb1984 Back Bay Restorations Company LP (274-276-278-280-282 Commonwealth) 280 Commonwealth Condominium 10812 181
18Nov1976 Alfonso Vitagliano (274-276 Commonwealth) Back Bay Restorations Company LP 8924 345
02Apr1976 Chamberlayne School and Chamberlayne Junior College (foreclosure of mortgage) (274-276 Commonwealth) Alfonso Vitagliano 8860 305
31May1962 Professional Building Co., Inc. (274-276 Commonwealth) Chamberlayne School and Chamberlayne Junior College 7656 394
15Feb1952 Howard S. Cosgrove (274-276 Commonwealth) Professional Building Co., Inc. 6758 523
15Feb1952 Harrie P. Frost and Benjamin Green (274-276 Commonwealth) Howard S. Cosgrove 6758 519
10Sep1951 Marion L. Hurley (274-276 Commonwealth) Harrie P. Frost and Benjamin Green 6723 411
01May1941 Helen A. Delay Charles F. Hurley and Marion L. Hurley, husband and wife 6208 233
27Mar1934 Charles F. Hurley Helen A. Delay 5436 234
19May1931 James A. Carrig (one-half undivided interest) Charles F. Hurley 5261 167
18Jul1928 Mary E. Smith, formerly Mary E. Leahy Charles F. Hurley and James A. Carrig 5023 358
01Nov1926 John M. Kirk Mary E. Leahy 4850 277
30Sep1926 Frederick Bryant and Mary J. Bryant, his wife, in her own right (foreclosure of mortgage given to the Exchange Trust Company and assumed by subsequent owners) John M. Kirk 4839 65
22Dec1925 Mary E. Leahy Charles Bouin and May R. Bouin 4751 601
02May1925 Mary J. Bryant Mary E. Leahy 4675 130
01Aug1923 Charles W. Hapgood, Clara L. Mead, Alice H. Miller, and Cyrus H. Hapgood (Confirmatory deed) Mary J. Bryant 4494 570
01Aug1923 Charles W. Hapgood, trustee under the will of Cyrus S. Hapgood Mary J. Bryant 4494 569
09May1905 Edward B. Cole Cyrus S. Hapgood 3042 306
09Jan1905 Margaret C. Cole (release of dower interest) Edward B. Cole 3042 305
15Jun1889 Henry M. White (lot with 24 foot frontage and dwelling house) Benjamin E. Cole 1883 287
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
18Jun1885 Silas W. Merrill (lot with 24 foot frontage) Henry M. White 1682 207
01Dec1884 George D. Sargent and Adelaide J. Sargent, his wife, in her own right (lot with 48 foot frontage) Silas W. Merrill 1661 33
20Oct1879 Grenville T. W. Braman and Susie A. Braman, his wife, in her own right (lot with 24 foot frontage) Adelaide J. Sargent, wife of George D. Sargent 1475 138
20Oct1879 Grenville T. W. Braman and Susie A. Braman, his wife, in her own right (lot with 24 foot frontage) Adelaide J. Sargent, wife of George D. Sargent 1475 137
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
10Feb1880 Grenville T. W. Braman and Susie A. Braman, his wife, in her own right (seller of lot at 278 Commonwealth and owner of lots at 276 Commonwealth and 280 Commonwealth) William G. Saltonstall (purchaser of lot at 278 Commonwealth) 1483 238
20Oct1879 Grenville T. W. Braman and Susie A. Braman, his wife, in her own right (seller of lot at 276 Commonwealth and owner of lots at 274 Commonwealth and 278 Commonwealth) Adelaide J. Sargent, wife of George D. Sargent (purchaser of lot at 276 Commonwealth) 1475 138
20Oct1879 Grenville T. W. Braman and Susie A. Braman, his wife, in her own right (seller of lot at 274 Commonwealth and owner of western lot at 270 Commonwealth and 276 Commonwealth) Adelaide J. Sargent, wife of George D. Sargent (purchaser of lot at 274 Commonwealth) 1475 137
 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