Index to Deeds: 293-295 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: 293-295 Commonwealth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
16Oct1978 Andrew Saggese, Jr., trustee, Drew Realty Trust 293-295 Commonwealth Avenue Condominium 9107 520
01May1975 Maurice Z. Slater and Betty Slater, husband and wife Andrew Saggese, Jr., trustee, Drew Realty Trust 8783 573
24Mar1975 Maurice Z. Slater and Alvin J. Slater, trustees, Slater Realty Trust; and Betty Slater, wife of Maurice Z. Slater, and Shirley Slater, wife of Alvin J. Slater, in their individual capacities Maurice Z. Slater and Betty Slater, husband and wife 8776 262
11Oct1956 Murdock Realty Trust, Inc. Alvin J. Slater and Maurice Z. Slater, trustees, Slater Realty Trust 7190 221
15Jul1930 Frederick W. Murdock Murdock Realty Trust, Inc. 5199 240
18Aug1925 J. Franklin Knotts and George W. Taylor Frederick W. Murdock 4708 26
16Dec1924 William N. Ambler J. Franklin Knotts and George W. Taylor 4639 419
19Nov1923 James M. Burr William N. Ambler 4529 348
29Jun1923 William Lawrence, Frederic Cunningham, John S. Lawrence, Augustus Hemenway, Jr., and Leverett Saltonstall, trustees, trustees under the residuary clause of the will of Sarah E. Lawrence James M. Burr 4487 441
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 293 Commonwealth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
10Jan1923 Willard Welsh Realty Co. William Lawrence, Frederic Cunningham, John S. Lawrence, Augustus Hemenway, Jr., and Leverett Saltonstall, trustees, trustees under the residuary clause of the will of Sarah E. Lawrence 4429 63
01Dec1922 Clement D’Andria Willard Welsh Realty Co. 4420 86
01Dec1922 Edward H. Eldredge  and Russell G. Fessenden, trustees under the will of James T. Eldredge, Edward H. Eldredge and Russell G. Fessenden, trustees under the will of Arthur S. Eldredge; and Edward H. Eldredge, individually Clement D’Andria 4420 81
22Nov1913 John C. Gray and Edward H. Eldredge, trustees under the will of James T. Eldredge (12/24th undivided interest) Edward H. Eldredge 3775 262
22Nov1913 John C. Gray and Edward H. Eldredge, trustees under the will of James T. Eldredge (12/24th undivided interest) Arthur S. Eldredge 3775 261
15Sep1897 John O. Shaw, Samuel S. Shaw, and Elizabeth S. Melville (12/24th undivided interest) John C. Ropes and Richards Bradley, trustees under the will of James T. Eldredge (10/24th undivided interest), Arthur S. Eldredge (1/24th undivided interest), and Edward H. Eldredge (1/24th undivided interest) 2469 293
31Oct1894 Arthur S. Eldredge and Edward H. Eldredge (2/24th undivided interest; to correct error in Book 2176, p. 534) John C. Ropes and Richards Bradley, trustees under the will of James T. Eldredge 2238 332
10Jan1894 Augustus F. Arnold John C. Ropes and Richards Bradley, trustees under the will of James T. Eldredge (2/6th undivided interest); Samuel S. Shaw (1/6th undivided interest), John O. Shaw (1/6th undivided interest), Elizabeth S. Melville (1/6th undivided interest); Edward H. Eldredge (1/12th undivided interest), and Arthur S. Eldredge (1/12th undivided interest) 2176 534
10Jan1894 Albert Geiger Augustus F. Arnold 2176 532
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 295 Commonwealth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
30Oct1922 J. Wardwell Proctor Frederic Cunningham, Augustus Hemenway, John S. Lawrence, and William Lawrence, trustees under the residuary clause of the will of Sarah E. Lawrence 4411 275
05Jan1922 John F. C. McCarthy J. Wardwell Proctor 4388 14
30Dec1921 Frederic Parker and Russell G. Fessenden, executors of and trustees under the will of Henry B. Williams John F. C. McCarthy 4336 210
21Apr1914 Ralph H. White Frederic Parker and Russell G. Fessenden, executors of and trustees under the will of Henry B. Williams 3802 193
30Oct1900 George W. Crosby Ralph H. White 2715 399
01Jan1894 Albert Geiger George W. Crosby 2172 418
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 293-295 Commonwealth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
01Jan1894 Barthold Schlesinger (293 Commonwealth) Albert Geiger 2176 531
01Jan1894 Barthold Schlesinger (295 Commonwealth) Albert Geiger 2172 417
13May1891 Albert Geiger (295 Commonwealth) Barthold Schlesinger 1995 542
13May1891 Albert Geiger (293 Commonwealth) Barthold Schlesinger 1995 541
29Nov1890 Edwin B. Horn (295 Commonwealth; lot with 27.1 foot frontage and apartment building) Albert Geiger 1970 280
29Nov1890 Edwin B. Horn (293 Commonwealth; lot with 26.9 foot frontage and apartment building) Albert Geiger 1970 278
Transfers of Unimproved Land: 293-295 Commonwealth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
24May1890 Samuel D. Warren (lot with 54 foot frontage) Edwin B. Horn 1937 521
09Mar1889 George Wheatland, Jr. (lot with 54 foot frontage) Samuel D. Warren 1865 335
31Mar1883 George Wheatland, Sr. (lot with 130 foot frontage on Commonwealth) George Wheatland, Jr. 1592 177
02Jan1883 William D. Pickman; George Wheatland, Jr.; Sarah A. Fay, widow and residual devisee of William P. Fay; Samuel A. B. Abbot, administrator and trustee under the will of William P. Fay; George L. Silsbee, James J. Storrow, Dudley B. Fay, executors and trustees under the will of Richard S. Fay; Elizabeth R. Fay, widow of Richard S. Fay; and Richard D. Rogers (two-thirds interest in lot with 135 foot frontage on Commonwealth) George Wheatland, Sr. 1592 168
09Jun1881 Henry Whitwell (lot with 24 foot frontage) George Wheatland, Jr. 1528 75
18Apr1876 (recorded 30Nov1877) George Wheatland, Jr. (one-third interest in lot with 185 foot frontage on Commonwealth)) George Wheatland, Sr. 1400 307
25May1872 (recorded 10Jul1879) George Wheatland, Jr. (two-thirds interest in lot with 185 foot frontage on Commonwealth) William D. Pickman and William P. Fay 1462 235
10May1872 Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Frank W. Andrews, trustees (lot with 185 foot frontage on Commonwealth) George Wheatland, Jr. 1108 209
01Apr1872 Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Frank W. Andrews, trustees (lot with 190 foot frontage) Henry Whitwell 1102 130
01Mar1872 Boston Water Power Company Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Frank W. Andrews, trustees 1095 1
Party wall and building restriction agreement with respect to wall between 291 Commonwealth and 293 Commonwealth, including stipulations regarding windows to be placed in the wall for building to be constructed at 293 Commonwealth
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
03Jun1890 Adeline A. Allen (owner of 291 Commonwealth) Edwin B. Horn (owner of lot at 293 Commonwealth) 1942 152
Party wall stipulations in land transfer deed with respect to wall between 291 and 293 Commonwealth
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
09Jun1881 Henry Whitwell (seller of lot at 293 Commonwealth) George Wheatland, Jr. (purchaser of lot at 293 Commonwealth) 1528 75
Party wall stipulations in land transfer deed with respect to wall between 295 and 297 Commonwealth
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
21Jul1883 George Wheatland, Jr. (seller of lot at 297 Commonwealth; owner of lot at 295 Commonwealth) William G. Weld (purchaser of lot at 297 Commonwealth) 1606 452