Index to Deeds: 32 Marlborough (Demolished)

The following is an index to property transfer deeds, party wall agreements, and building restrictions recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase the building’s demolition in 1953.  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.

 Also included are deeds relating to the undeveloped lot at 34 Marlborough, to the west of 32 Marlborough, which was owned by the owner of 32 Marlborough from 1883.

 For transactions related to the successor building, see separate index for 299 Berkeley.

Transfers of Land and Buildings: 32 Marlborough and 34 Marlborough
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
15Dec1954 Allan Forbes, Robert G. Dodge, and Edward L. Bigelow, executors under the will of Elizabeth Cheney Kaufmann (vacant lot at 32-34 Marlborough, with 51 feet 6 inch frontage on Marlborough) First Lutheran Church of Boston 7048 149
09Dec1904 Elizabeth S. Cheney (one half undivided interest: 32 Marlborough and vacant lot at 34 Marlbroough) Elizabeth Cheney 3008 430
13Oct1904 Richard Olney, Benjamin P. Cheney, and George F. Richardson, trustees under the will of Benjamin P. Cheney (32 Marlborough and vacant lot at 34 Marlborough) Elizabeth S. Cheney 3004 49
23Feb1865 Caleb William Loring, trustee for the benefit of Harriet Putnam (32 Marlborough with 26 foot 4 inch frontage) Benjamin P. Cheney 857 154
Transfers of Unimproved Land: 32 Marlborough
17Jan1863 C. William Loring and Charles F. Choate, trustees (Lot at 32 Marlborough with 27 foot frontage) Nathaniel D. Hubbard, trustee for the benefit of Harriet Putnam 821 306
02May1860 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (lot with 287 foot frontage) Caleb William Loring and Charles F. Choate, trustees on behalf of themselves, Francis B. Hayes, and Franklin Evans 778 147
Party Wall Provisions Included in transfer of Unimproved Land: 32 Marlborough
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
17Jan1863 C. William Loring and Charles F. Choate, trustees (Lot with 27 foot frontage) Nathaniel D. Hubbard, trustee for the benefit of Harriet Putnam 821 306
Transfers of Unimproved Land: Lot at 34 Marlborough
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
19May1883 Henry B. Hammond, executor under the will of Benjamin E. Bates (lot at 34 Marlborough with 25 foot 2 inch frontage) Benjamin P. Cheney 1598 237
16Jul1877 (Recorded 3Aug1877) Jonas Fitch (lot with 113 foot 8 inch frontage) Benjamin E. Bates 1384 193
13Mar1875 (Recorded 3Aug1877) City of Boston (lot with 113 foot 8 inch frontage) (release and disclaimer of ownership  interest due to previous taking of property for unpaid taxes) Jonas Fitch 1384 193
19Jan1875 (Recorded 3Aug1877) Josiah Caldwell and Anita E. Caldwell, his wife, in her own right (lot with 113 foot 8 inch frontage) (release of interest) Jonas Fitch 1384 193
16Sep1874 Anita E. Caldwell (lot with 113 foot 8 inch frontage)  (taking of property due to unpaid taxes) City of Boston 1233 77
30Dec1873 William R. Clark, Josiah Caldwell, and Anita E. Caldwell, his wife (lot with 113 foot 8 inch frontage) (foreclosure of mortgage by Josiah and Anita Caldwell to Massachusetts Hospital Life Insurance Co., assigned to William R. Clark) Jonas Fitch 1191 285
10Sep1870 Samuel Hooper (lot with 113 foot 8 inch frontage) Anita E. Caldwell, wife of Josiah Caldwell 1023 212
15Mar1867 Harriet Putnam (lot with 26 foot frontage) Samuel Hooper 896 117
15Mar1867 Caleb William Loring, trustee for the benefit of Harriet Putnam (lot with 8 inch frontage) Samuel Hooper 896 117
17Jan1863 C. William Loring and Charles F. Choate, trustees (Lot with 27 foot frontage) Nathaniel D. Hubbard, trustee for the benefit of Harriet Putnam 821 306
18Dec1862 C. William Loring and Charles F. Choate, trustees (Lot with 26 foot frontage) Harriet Putnam, wife of John Pickering Putnam 822 131
02May1860 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (lot with 287 foot frontage) Caleb William Loring and Charles F. Choate, trustees on behalf of themselves, Francis B. Hayes, and Franklin Evans 778 147
 
Agreement to permit removal of building materials from partially completed building on lot east of 299 Berkeley
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
16Jul1877 Benjamin E. Bates (grantor of 299 Berkeley and owner of lot to east) John C. Phillips (grantee of 299 Berkeley) 1389 41
Building Restriction Provisions included in transfer of Unimproved Land, limiting height of building on portion of lot with frontage between 72 and 92 feet east of Berkeley
Date Party One Party Two Party Three Book Page
10Sep1870 Samuel Hooper (lot with 113 foot 8 inch frontage) Anita E. Caldwell, wife of Josiah Caldwell 1023 212