Index to Deeds: 281 Dartmouth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and building restriction agreements and easements 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.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
14Mar1983 277 Dartmouth Street Associates Limited Partnership (277-279-281 Dartmouth) Gary B. Simon, trustee, 277 Dartmouth Street Realty Trust 10267 341
29Dec1980 Neil St. John Raymond (277-279-281 Dartmouth) 277 Dartmouth Street Associates Limited Partnership 9635 57
31Oct1979 Uptown Realty, Inc. (277-279-281 Dartmouth) Neil St. John Raymond 9307 333
19Oct1964 Leonard Perry Baker and Joseph Patrick Donelan Uptown Realty, Inc. 7895 35
13May1946 Museum of Fine Arts Lola Baker Butts 6228 101
26Apr1880 Charles T. Hubbard, Frederick Davis, and Moses H. Day, trustees under the will of Benjamin Sewall Dexter T. Mills 1491 313
24Oct1877 William Beals; Frances A. Baker, widow; Elizabeth B. Kendall, widow; James H. Beals; George W. Tuxbury and Harriet M. Tuxbury, his wife, in her own right, Edward C. Mitchell and Emily C. Mitchell, his wife, in her own right; Joshua G. Beals; Sumner Flagg, surviving husband of Marie M. Flagg; William S. Flagg, Marie A. Flagg, Hattie G. Flagg, and Sumner Flagg, guardian of Joshua G. Flagg, a minor; and William Beals, James H. Beals, and George W. Tuxbury, trustees under the will of William Beals for the benefit of Louise A. Wetherbee (sometimes called Anna Louise Wetherbee), wife of John Wetherbee. Benjamin Sewall 1397 137
15Feb1876 John W. Beals Harriet M. Tuxbury, wife of George W. Tuxbury 1316 58
16Jul1872 Elizabeth B. Kendall Dolly Beals, to the use of said Dolly Beals and upon her death to the use of the following persons with one undivided tenth part each: William Beals; Frances A. Baker, widow; Marie A. Flagg, wife of Sumner Flagg; Elizabeth B. Kendall, widow; James H. Beals; Harriet M. Tuxbury, wife of George W. Tuxbury; John W. Beals; Emily C. Mitchell, wife of Edward C. Mitchell; Joshua G. Beals; and William Beals, James H. Beals, and George W. Tuxbury as trustees under the will of William Beals for the benefit of Louise A. Wetherbee, wife of John Wetherbee 1117 111
01May1872 James Standish (lot with 22.5 foot frontage and dwelling house) Elizabeth B. Kendall 1105 154
 
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
15Nov1870 Charles A. Wood (lot with 67.5 foot frontage on Dartmouth) James Standish 1023 245
15Nov1870 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (lot with 112 foot frontage on Dartmouth and 78 foot frontage on Newbury) Charles A. Wood 1023 243
Building restrictions included in land transfer deed, specifying the front walls of houses built at 277-279-281-283 Dartmouth shall be set back four feet from the property line on Dartmouth but that porticos, steps, and bay windows and cornices may extend to the property line on Dartmouth Sreet, and that no house will be built at 277 Dartmouth that extends more than 55 feet east from the property line on Dartmouth with the right to project a bay window not more than four feet further east.  Restriction to expire after five years of the date of the deed
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
15Nov1870 Charles A. Wood (seller of lot with 67.5 foot frontage at 279-281-283 Dartmouth) James Standish (buyer of lot with 67.5 foot frontage at 279-281-283 Dartmouth) 1023 245
Easement included in land transfer deeds, granting to owners of 279, 281,and 283 the right of passage and drainage over 3 foot wide strip at the rear of 281 and 283 Dartmouth leading to alley (as shown on sketch of lots recorded with mortgage given on 30Apr1871 by James Standish to Theodore R. Glover, Book 1042, p. 216.)
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
01Jun1881 James Standish (seller of 283 Dartmouth; general reference to easements) Samuel J. Shaw and Eugene H. Smith (buyers of 283 Dartmouth) 1526 289
02Nov1875 James Standish (seller of 279 Dartmouth) Harriet F. Lauriat, wife of Charles E. Lauriat (buyer of 279 Dartmouth) 1300 297
01May1872 James Standish (seller of 281 Dartmouth) Elizabeth B. Kendall (buyer of 281 Dartmouth) 1105 154