Index to Deeds: 347 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party wall agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase to conversion of the building into condominiums. 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
02Apr2008 347 Comm LLC 347 Commonwealth Avenue Condominium 43358 93
04Oct2005 Catholic Association of Foresters 347 Comm LLC 38197 172
16Feb1953 A. C. Ratshesky Foundation Catholic Association of Foresters 6849 152
14Jul1939 A. C. Ratshesky Foundation, formerly A. C. Ratshesky Charity Foundation Commonwealth of Massachusetts 5806 398
11Mar1930 A. C. Ratshesky Charity Foundation American National Red Cross 5173 256
11Feb1930 Abraham C. Ratshesky, Theresa S. Ratshesky, Alan R. Morse, United States Trust Co.,  executors and trustees under the will of Israel A. Ratshesky A. C. Ratshesky Charity Foundation 5173 254
30Jan1912 William J. Stober Israel A. Ratshesky 3605 629
30Jan1912 Frederic S. Goodwin William J. Stober 3605 625
30Jan1912 Mortimer Phillips Mason, Herbert W. Mason, Harold F. Mason, Austin B. Mason, Charles E. Mason Frederic S. Goodwin 3605 624
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
31Jul1888 Benjamin W. Crowninshield (lot with 31 foot frontage) Mortimer B. Mason 1833 503
31Jul1888 Peter Graffam (lot with 30 foot frontage) Benjamin W. Crowninshield 1833 501
18Jun1888 Annie Carlisle Sweet (lot with 30 foot frontage) Peter Graffam 1830 59
09Jan1880 Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Henry M. Whitney, trustees (lot with 131 foot frontage) Benjamin W. Crowninshield 1481 229
09Jan1880 Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, Henry M. Whitney, trustees (lot with 30 foot frontage) Annie Carlisle Sweet 1481 190
12Dec1879 Chester H. Dawes (confirmatory deed with respect to the Cross Dam or Parker Street between Commonwealth Avenue and Beacon) Grenville T. W. Braman 1478 217
01Feb1879 Chester M. Dawes (the Cross Dam or Parker Street between the north side of Commonwealth Avenue and south side of Marlborough) Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, Henry M. Whitney, trustees 1449 4
01Feb1879 Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Henry M. Whitney, trustees, and Grenville T. W. Braman and Heirs of Daniel Davies, individually (the Cross Dam or Parker Street between Commonwealth Avenue and Beacon) Chester M. Dawes 1449 3
30Apr1878 Boston Water Power Company (the Cross Dam or Parker Street between Commonwealth Avenue and Beacon) Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Henry M. Whitney, trustees, and Grenville T. W. Braman and Heirs of Daniel Davies, individually 1449 3
01Jun1877 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (release of interest in road known as the Cross Dam or Parker Street between Commonwealth Avenue and Beacon) Grenville T. W., Henry D. Hyde, and Frank W. Andrews, trustees, and Daniel Davies and Grenville T. W. Braman, individually 1377 109
01Mar1872 Boston Water Power Company Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Frank W. Andrews, trustees 1095 1
Party wall stipulations in land transfer deed
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
15Mar1894 Mortimer B. Mason (seller of lot at 349 Commonwealth and owner of 347 Commonwealth) Luther M. Merrill, trustee for the benefit of the heirs of Silas W. Merrill (purchaser of lot at 349 Commonwealth) 2185 250