Index to Deeds: 320 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
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
16Jun1981 Charles M. Talanian, trustee, Midtown Conversions Trust 320 Commonwealth Avenue Condominium 9783 158
20Feb1980 Charles Talanian and Charles M. Talanian, general partners, Chatal Associates LP Charles M. Talanian, trustee, Midtown Conversions Trust 9387 299
31Dec1979 Charles Talanian and Nevart Talanian, husband and wife Chatal Associates LP 9361 273
02Aug1961 Barbara T. Curtin and Eastman Tuttle, co-guardians of Alice J. Sawyer Charles Talanian and Nevart Talanian, husband and wife 7582 544
24Apr1940 Adalyn H. Sanborn, wife of George P. Sanborn Alice J. Sawyer 5851 242
29May1915 Williams B. Brooks, surviving administrator of the estate of Joseph Francis Howland Adalyn H. Sanborn, wife of George P. Sanborn 3889 341
05Jul1905 Emma L. Harlow Helen T. Howland, wife of J. Frank Howard, during her life, and upon her decease, to J. Frank Howland 3057 185
05Jul1905 Helen T. Howland, wife of J. Frank Howland Emma L. Harlow 3057 183
26Dec1904 Edward A. Taft and Adelaide L. Taft, his wife, in her own right Helen T. Howland, wife of J. Frank Howland 3012 47
07Jul1883 John W. Shapleigh (lot with 24 foot frontage and dwelling house) Adelaide L. Taft, wife of Edward A. Taft 1604 115
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
21Mar1881 Frank N. Thayer and William H. Lincoln (lot with 48 foot frontage) John W. Shapleigh 1518 433
23Oct1879 John Worster (lot with 13.41 foot frontage) Frank N. Thayer and William H. Lincoln 1473 271
01Apr1879 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (lot with 62 foot 3 inch frontage) Frank N. Thayer and William H. Lincoln, partners doing business as Thayer and Lincoln 1451 307
22Oct1877 Albert J. Fernald John Worster 1396 196
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 Party One Party Two Book Page
06Feb1883 John W. Shapleigh (owner of 320 Commonwealth, receipt for payment for one-half of party wall) George Wheatland (owner of 322 Commonwealth) 1588 416
22Aug1881 John W. Shapleigh (owner of lot at 320 Commonwealth) George Wheatland (owner of lot at 322 Commonwealth) 1587 47
Building restriction included in land transfer deed stipulating that the land on Newbury Street between Herford and a line 90 feet 3 inches west of Hereford shall be occupied only by dwelling houses, and that any dwelling house built on the land between Hereford Street and a line 60 feet west of Hereford shall face Hereford Street
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
01Apr1879 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (sellers of lot with 62 foot 3 inch frontage; and owners of lot at corner of northwest corner of Newbury and Hereford with 90 foot 3 inch frontage on Newbury) Frank N. Thayer and William H. Lincoln, partners doing business as Thayer and Lincoln (purchasers of lot with 62 foot 3 inch frontage 1451 307
Building restriction included in land transfer deed stipulating that, for a period of ten years, no stable will be built on Newbury Street east of a line 610.66 feet west of Gloucester Street without the consent of grantee
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
23Oct1879 John Worster (sell of lot with 13.41 foot frontage on Commonwealth and owner of corresponding land on Newbury) Frank N. Thayer and William H. Lincoln (purchaser of lot with 13.41 foot frontage on Commonwealth) 1473 271
Building restriction agreement by the owners of the property on the south side of Commonwealth between Hereford and West Chester Park, establishing setback requirements for Commonwealth, and reserving land for a sixteen foot wide passageway running parallel with Commonwealth between Commonwealth and Newbury
Date Parties Book Page
07Dec1878 D. N. Skillings; C. H. Warner and C. F. Smith, trustees, and John Worster 1443 145