Index to Deeds: 355 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds 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
19Apr1995 Emerson College, Inc. Back Bay Investment Trust, Inc. 19706 19
07Jun1984 David H. Thorne and Paul A. Faraca, trustees, Governor Ames Mansion Realty Trust Emerson College, Inc. 10962 76
30Dec1980 Walco National Corporation (formerly National Casket Company) David R. Thorne and Paul A. Faraca, trustees, Governor Ames Mansion Realty Trust 9634 347
25May1926 Oakes Ames National Casket Company, Inc. 4801 301
20Jun1921 (recorded 30Jul1921) Thomas Taylor and Susan Ames Taylor, his wife, in her own right (Confirmatory deed) Oakes Ames 4308 171
27Jun1921 (recorded 30Jul1921) Frederick G. Hall and Evelyn Ames Hall, his wife, in her own right (Confirmatory deed) Oakes Ames 4308 169
22Jun1921 (recorded 30Jul1921) George M. Nowell and Anna Lee Ames Nowell, his wife, in her own right (Confirmatory deed) Oakes Ames 4308 168
23Jul1921 (recorded 30Jul1921) Fanny Holt Ames (release) Oakes Ames 4308 167
23Jul1921 (recorded 30Jul1921) Old Colony Trust Company, Fannie Holt Ames, and Daniel F. Buckley, executors of and trustees under the will of William H. Ames (3-16ths undivided interest) Oakes Ames 4308 165
19Jul1921 (recorded 30Jul1921) Henry C. Brookings (13-16ths undivided interest) Oakes Ames 4308 165
18Jul1921 (recorded 30Jul1921) Samuel Carr, Gilmer Clapp, and Oakes Ames, surviving trustees under the will of Oliver Ames (13-16ths undivided interest) Henry C. Brookings, to the use of Oakes Ames 4308 163
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
18Feb1880 Benjamin W. Crowninshield (lot with 70 foot frontage) Oliver Ames 1484 63
09Jan1880 Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Henry M. Whitney, trustees (lot with 131 foot frontage) Benjamin W. Crowninshield 1481 229
12Dec1879 Chester M. 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. Braman, 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