Index to Deeds: 278 Dartmouth (149 Newbury)

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, 2010.  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.

This index includes deeds for properties at 278 Dartmouth (149 Newbury), 280-282-284 Dartmouth, and 153-155 Newbury

Transfers of Land at 278-282 Dartmouth and 153-155 Newbury
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
28Jun1990 Dorothy P. Hill (formerly known as Dorothy J.. Pitman), trustee, Trust C under the will of Aroline C. Gove; and Nathan P. Doty, Lawrence G. Doty, Douglas M. Doty, Aroline P. Chapin (formerly known as Aroline P. Pitman), Barbara P. Kalway (formerly known as Barbara A. Pitman), and Dorothy P. Hill, being all of the beneficiaries under Trust C. The Gove Company, Inc. 16368 206
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 278 Dartmouth (149 Newbury) (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
27Dec1933 Moses Shapiro (foreclosure of mortgage given by Moses Shapiro to Aroline Gove and assumed by William J. Stober and then by C. Sydney Cook, Jr., and Arthur D. Cook) Aroline C. Gove 5423 453
17Dec1927 William J. Stober C. Sydney Cook, Jr., and Arthur D. Cook 4963 51
28Apr1924 Moses Shapiro William J. Stober 4568 206
15Jun1923 Aroline C. Gove Moses Shapiro 4560 181
23Jul1908 Levi Tower (sometimes called Levi Tower, Jr.) (Confirmatory deed, including strip of land under eastern 6 inches of party wall with 153 Newbury) Aroline C. Gove, wife of William H. Gove 3295 601
23Jul1908 Levi  Tower (sometimes called Levi Tower, Jr.) Aroline C. Gove, wife of William H. Gove 3295 601
22Jan1883 Frank N. Lord (strip of land under eastern 6 inches of party wall with 153 Newbury) Levi Tower 2348 72
Transfers of Unimproved Land: 278 Dartmouth (149 Newbury) (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
01Nov1882 Susan B. Jewell, executor of the will of Harvey Jewell; and Charles U. Cotting and Walbridge A. Field, trustees under the will of Harvey Jewell Levi Tower, Jr. 1578 153
16Mar1875 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (corner lot with 48 foot frontage on Dartmouth and 80 foot frontage on Newbury) Harvey Jewell 1264 237
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 280 Dartmouth (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
27Dec1933 Moses Shapiro (foreclosure of mortgage given by Moses Shapiro to Aroline Gove and assumed by George W. Lovett, then by William J. Stober, and then by C. Sydney Cook, Jr., and Arthur D. Cook) Aroline C. Gove 5423 455
17Dec1927 William J. Stober C. Sydney Cook, Jr., and Arthur D. Cook 4963 51
01Feb1926 George W. Lovett William J. Stober 4762 45
28Apr1924 Moses Shapiro George W. Lovett 4568 208
15Jun1923 Aroline C. Gove Moses Shapiro 4560 181
25Feb1909 Marie R. Liebsch Aroline C. Gove, wife of William H. Gove 3344 296
12Jul1899 Levi Tower, Jr. Marie R. Liebsch 2623 125
20Feb1899 Maria C. Mansfield Levi Tower, Jr. 2587 543
25Apr1872 Stephen Stoddard and Albert Stoddard (lot with 22 foot frontage and dwelling house) Maria C. Mansfield, wife of Asahel S. Mansfield 1103 105
Transfers of Unimproved Land: 280-282-284 Dartmouth (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
06Mar1872 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (lot with 64 foot frontage on Dartmouth) Stephen Stoddard and Albert Stoddard 1095 113
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 282 Dartmouth (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
13Jun1933 Moses Shapiro (foreclosure of mortgage given to Aroline C. Gove) Aroline C. Gove 5388 18
20Dec1932

(recorded 16Jan1933)

Eben Hodge (confirmatory deed; foreclosure of mortgage given by Eben Hodge to Mary Crane Johnson and assigned to Herbert F. Winslow) Herbert F. Winslow 5362 21
20Dec1932 Eben Hodge (foreclosure of mortgage given by Eben Hodge to Mary Crane Johnson and assigned to Herbert F. Winslow) Herbert F. Winslow 5358 483
20Feb1932 Eben Hodge Eleanor H. May 5313 349
26Jan1932 Mary Crane Johnson, wife of Herbert S. Johnson Eben Hodge 5308 445
30Dec1927 Howlett Company Mary Crane Johnson, wife of Herbert S. Johnson 4966 212
30Oct1925 Moses Shapiro Howlett Company 4736 630
15Jun1923 Aroline C. Gove Moses Shapiro 4560 181
19Dec1910 Old Colony Trust Company, trustee for the benefit of Amelia Baldwin, widow of J. Thomas Baldwin (foreclosure of mortgage given by George A. Smith and Hannah Elizabeth Smith to William H. Baldwin, assigned to J. Thomas Baldwin) Aroline C. Gove, wife of William H. Gove 3504 44
23Mar1872 Stephen Stoddard and Albert Stoddard (lot wih 19.5 foot frontage and dwelling house) Hannah Elizabeth Smith, wife of George A. Smith 1097 209
Transfers of Unimproved Land: 280-282-284 Dartmouth (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
06Mar1872 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (lot with 64 foot frontage on Dartmouth) Stephen Stoddard and Albert Stoddard 1095 113
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 284 Dartmouth (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
29Jul1947 Sun Spots, Inc. Lydia P. Gove, trustee, Trust C under the will of Aroline C. Gove 6351 513
04Apr1945 Henry D. Lloyd Sun Spots, Inc. 6147 28
29Apr1926 Henry C. Brookings Henry D. Lloyd 4785 455
29Jan1926 Francis H. Bacon Company Henry C. Brookings 4760 524
27Jan1926 Madeleine Davis Powers, Dorothy Davis Rimmer, and Samuel F. Rockwell, trustees under the will of Ada M. Davis Francis H. Bacon Company 4760 521
17Nov1894 John Prince Knight Ada M. Davis, wife of George G. Davis, and Kate A. Whitney 2238 401
16Mar1872 Stephen Stoddard and Albert Stoddard (lot with 22.5 foot frontage and dwelling house) John Prince Knight 1096 195
Transfers of Unimproved Land: 280-282-284 Dartmouth (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
06Mar1872 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (lot with 64 foot frontage on Dartmouth) Stephen Stoddard and Albert Stoddard 1095 113
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 153 Newbury (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
19Jan1934 Eliot Savings Bank Aroline C. Gove 5427 294
18Dec1933 William J. Stober (foreclosure of mortgage given by William J. Stober to the Eliot Savings Bank and assumed by C. Sydney Cook, Jr., and Arthur D. Cook) Eliot Savings Bank 5423 368
15Aug1927 William J. Stober C. Sydney Cook, Jr., and Arthur D. Cook 4962 104
24Jun1924 Madeleine Davis Powers, Dorothy Davis Rimmer, and Samuel F. Rockwell, trustees under the will of Ada M. Davis William J. Stober 4585 121
01Apr1896 Frank N. Lord Ada M. Davis and Kate A. Whitney 2348 74
03May1879 S. Horatio Whitwell (lot with 25 foot frontage and dwelling house) Frank N. Lord 1455 317
Transfers of Unimproved Land: 153-155 Newbury (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
15Nov1876 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (lot with 50 foot frontage) S. Horatio Whitwell 1358 119
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 155 Newbury (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
17Sep1959 Massachusetts Audubon Society Caroline Doty, Rachel E. Renehan, and Mildred A. Wilder, trustees under the will of Aroline C. Gove 7426 238
16Sep1943 Julia Theodora Dehon Massachusetts Audubon Society 6058 599
15Sep1943 Adams Sherman Hill, trustee for the benefit of Julia M. Dehon Julia Theodora Dehon 6058 599
23Nov1878 Thomas M. J. Dehon and his wife, Julia M. Dehon, in her own right John B. Osborn and William P. Blake, trustees for the benefit of Julia M. Dehon 1441 23
21Nov1878 S. Horatio Whitwell (lot with 24.5 foot frontage and dwelling house) Julia M. Dehon, wife of Thomas M. J. Dehon 1441 20
Transfers of Unimproved Land: 153-155 Newbury (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
15Nov1876 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (lot with 50 foot frontage) S. Horatio Whitwell 1358 119
 
Building restriction stipulation (expiring in 25 years) included in land transfer deed for 280 Dartmouth specifying that no building may be erected in the rear of the existing building, provided that a bow window, octagon or round, may project not more than six feet and not wider than the width of the present dining room, and that said bow may extend from the ground to the top of the building.
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
12Jul1899 Levi Tower, Jr. (seller of 280 Dartmouth) Marie R. Liebsch (buyer of 280 Dartmouth) 2623 125
Party wall agreement governing wall between 278 Dartmouth and 280 Dartmouth and building restriction agreement (expiring in five years) specifying that (1) the buildings erected on the land are to be no more than 58 in depth from Dartmouth; (2) the buildings at 280-282-284 Dartmouth are to have front walls of brownstone or standstone, to be three stories in height plus French roof, are to conform to the designs of William G. Prescott, architect, for the houses built by Moses Allen on Columbus Street between Rutland and Concord Squares; and the stone front is to be returned along the façade on the passageway for at least eight feet and the rest to be built of face brick; and (3) the building at 278 Dartmouth (149 Newbury) to have a stone front.
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
04Apr1871 Charles A. Wood (holder right to purchase lot at 278 Dartmouth) Stephen Stoddard and Albert Stoddard (holder of right to purchase lot at 280-282-284 Dartmouth) 1087 131
Party wall agreements governing wall between 155 Newbury and 157 Newbury
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
23Oct1882 Samuel H. Whitwell (owner of 157 Newbury) John B. Osborn and William B. Blake, trustees for the benefit of Julia M. Dehon (owners of 155 Newbury) 1577 557
Party wall stipulations in land transfer deeds governing party wall between 278 Dartmouth and 153 Newbury
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
22Jan1883 Frank N. Lord (seller of strip of land under eastern 6 inches of party wall with 153 Newbury) Levi Tower (buyer of strip of land under eastern 6 inches of party wall with 153 Newbury) 2348 72
Easement included in land transfer deeds providing for three foot wide strip of land at rear of 282-284 Dartmouth to provide passage and drainage for 280-282-284 Dartmouth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
16Mar1872 Stephen Stoddard and Albert Stoddard (seller of 284 Dartmouth) John Prince Knight (buyer of 284 Dartmouth) 1096 195
23Mar1872 Stephen Stoddard and Albert Stoddard (seller of 282 Dartmouth) Hannah Elizabeth Smith, wife of George A. Smith (buyer of 282 Dartmouth) 1097 209
25Apr1872 Stephen Stoddard and Albert Stoddard (seller of 280 Dartmouth) Maria C. Mansfield, wife of Asahel S. Mansfield (buyer of 280 Dartmouth) 1103 105