Index to Deeds: 300 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
30Jun1995 Virginia Coleman (formerly Virgina C. Hall) Thomas W. Blumenthal and Lisa Achki Blumenthal, husband and wife 19857 118
14Aug1986 Edward J. Hall  (also known as E. Jackson Hall) Virginia Coleman Hall 12809 145
12Mar1985 Edward J. Hall  (also known as E. Jackson Hall) and Virginia C. Hall, husband and wife, as joint tenants Edward J. Hall (also known as E. Jackson Hall) and Virginia Hall, husband and wife, as tenants by the entirety 11454 319
27Apr1973 Benjamin H. Brightman and Doris C. Brightman, husband and wife Edward J. Hall and Virginia C. Hall, husband and wife, as joint tenants 8623 95
31Aug1959 Alice M. Keating Benjamin H. Brightman and Doris C. Brightman, husband and wife 7422 532
23Apr1956 Bessie Sisson Alice M. Keating 7146 5
02Mar1956 George J. Colantino and Edith E. Colantino, husband and wife Bessie Sisson 7135 194
10Oct1949 Robert M. Linnell and Roger F. Linnell, executors of the will of Mary F. Linnell George J. Colantino and Edith E. Colantino, husband and wife 6552 502
12Jun1923 Grace Evelyn Whitten Mary F. Linnell 4477 3
01Nov1910 Josephine P. Brown Grace Evelyn Whitten 3491 39
01Jan1886 William A. French and Olivia C. French, his wife, in her own right Josephine P. Brown, wife of J. Howard Brown 1707 490
12Aug1884 Uriah H. Coffin (lot with 25 foot frontage and dwelling house) Olivia C. French, wife of William A. French 1648 124
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
15Sep1880 William D. Pickman and Jacob C. Rogers (lot with 50 foot frontage) Uriah H. Coffin 1502 401
18Jun1880 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (two-sixths undivided interest in lot with 226 foot 7.5 inch frontage) Jacob C. Rogers 1495 553
01Aug1879 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (one-sixth undivided interest in lot with 226 foot 7.5 inch frontage) Jacob C. Rogers 1464 251
01Aug1879 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (three-sixths undivided interest in lot with 226 foot 7.5 inch frontage) William D. Pickman 1464 250
04Jan1877 Edwin Tufts Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees 1362 133
23Oct1876 Albert J. Fernald Edwin Tufts 1360 188
21Oct1876 David N. Skillings (foreclosure of mortgage from Nathan Matthews to David Sears, assigned to David Skillings) Albert J. Fernald 1350 250
02Jun1876 Nathan Matthews Boylston National Bank 1329 38
19Nov1875 Harvey N. Shepard Nathan Matthews 1303 207
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 Agreement
Date of Deed Party One Party Two Book Page
10Jul1880 William D. Pickman and Jacob C. Rogers (owners of lot at 300 Commonwealth) John W. Shapleigh and Samuel M. Shapleigh (owners of lot at 298 Commonwealth) 1497 622
Party wall stipulations included in land transfer deed with respect to wall between 302 Commonwealth and 304 Commonwealth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
15Sep1880 William D. Pickman and Jacob C. Rogers (sellers of lot at 300-302 Commonwealth and owners of lot at 304 Commonwealth) Uriah H. Coffin (purchaser of lot at 300-305 Commonwealth) 1502 401
Building restriction agreement included in land transfer deeds specifying that no buildings other than dwelling houses and the usual buildings appurtenant thereto, including stables for private use, will be built on the land on Newbury Street across the alley from 294-310 Commonwealth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
18Jun1880 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (sellers of two-sixths undivided interest lots at 294-310 Commonwealth) Jacob C. Rogers (purchaser of two-sixths undivided interest lots at 294-310 Commonwealth) 1495 553
01Aug1879 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (sellers of one-sixth undivided interest lots at 294-310 Commonwealth) Jacob C. Rogers (purchaser of one-sixth undivided interest lots at 294-310 Commonwealth) 1464 251
01Aug1879 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (sellers of three-sixths undivided interest lots at 294-310 Commonwealth) William D. Pickman (purchaser of three-sixths undivided interest lots at 294-310 Commonwealth) 1464 250
Building restriction agreement by the owners of the property between the south side of Commonwealth between Gloucester and Hereford, and the north side of Newbury between Gloucester and Hereford, establishing setback requirements for Commonwealth and Newbury, and reserving land for a sixteen foot wide passageway running parallel with Commonwealth and Newbury
Date Parties Book Page
04Mar1878 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees, Edwin Pope, and Boylston National Bank 1420 282