Index to Deeds: 362-366 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 property 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
04Sep1981 362 Commonwealth, Inc. Commonwealth Condominium 9835 489
27Jul1981 Frederick W. Rust, III, trustee, 362 Commonwealth Trust 362 Commonwealth, Inc. 9835 485
15Jun1977 First American Bank for Savings Frederick W. Rust, III, trustee, 362 Commonwealth Trust 8961 1
04Feb1977 Arlford Realty Corporation (foreclosure of mortgage) First American Bank for Savings 8934 373
30Apr1963 Leah Realty, Inc. (formerly Reith-Siegel, Inc.) Arlford Realty Corporation 7739 521
03Mar1959 Max Yorks, trustee, Ma-Yor Realty Trust Reith-Siegel, Inc. 7379 41
30Apr1951 Max Yorks Max Yorks, trustee, Ma-Yor Realty Trust 6689 399
30Apr1951 John M. McDonnell, trustee, Almac Realty Trust Max Yorks 6689 396
05Dec1949 Josephine E. Deady John M. McDonnell, trustee, Almac Realty Trust 6569 149
08Dec1947 Frank Esposito Josephine E. Deady 6391 120
13Mar1947 Harry H. Byron Frank Esposito 6313 171
01Sep1945 Howard S. Cosgrove Harry H. Byron 6174 330
16Jan1945 Boston Penny Savings Bank Howard S. Cosgrove 6136 407
28Jun1944 Lorin D. Paine, trustee, Thirty-Seven Realty Trust Boston Penny Savings Bank 6102 147
15Feb1937 William L. Morris Lorin D. Paine, trustee, Thirty-Seven Realty Trust 5657 529
15Feb1937 Boston Penny Savings Bank William L. Morris 5648 535
15Oct1934 James C. McKenzie (foreclosure of mortgage given by James McKenzie and assumed by subsequent owners) Boston Penny Savings Bank 5493 172
24Aug1931 Adrian C. Humphreys Commonwealth Realty Company 5278 207
13Nov1928 James C. McKenzie Adrian C. Humphreys 5057 602
04Feb1927 George F. Welch, Williams B. James, and Thomas B. Alexander, trustees, George F. Welch Trust James C. McKenzie 4873 114
30Mar1926 Raymond C. Baldes George F. Welch, Thomas B. Alexander, and William B. James, trustees, George F. Welch Trust 4774 524
30Mar1926 George F. Welch Raymond C. Baldes 4774 523
04Sep1924 George J. Wilson George F. Welch 4610 402
01Apr1924 Arthur W. Moors and Francis J. Moors George J. Wilson 4560 542
25Mar1924 William H. Lincoln (one-half undivided interest) George J. Wilson 4560 543
15Jan1919 John F. Moors; Maria M. Cabot (also known as Maria B. Cabot), wife of Godfrey L. Cabot; and Adelaide M. Brown, wife of William H. Brown (three-fifths of one-half undivided interest) Arthur W. Moors and Francis J. Moors 4137 506
15Jan1919 Walter E. Robertson Arthur W. Moors, John F. Moors, Francis J. Moors, Maria M. Cabot (also known as Maria B. Cabot), wife of Godfrey L. Cabot; and Adelaide M. Brown, wife of William H. Brown 4137 504
15Jan1919 Arthur W. Moors, John F. Moors, and Francis J. Moors, trustees under the will of Joseph B. Moors Walter E. Robertson 4137 501
10May1905 William F. Slattery William H. Lincoln and Joseph B. Moors 3042 27
09May1905 William H. Lincoln and Joseph B. Moors William F. Slattery 3042 23
15Feb1905 Nathan Matthews and George E. Howe William H. Lincoln and Joseph B. Moors 3020 445
12May1902 (recorded 13Apr1903) Nathan Matthews Nathan Matthews, Jr., and George E. Howe 2891 82
12May1902 George E. Howe (mortgagee in possession, under 24Mar1890 mortgage for $30,000 by Thomas R. White and Henriette K. White, his wife, in her own right, to Nathan Matthews (Book 1986, p. 581), foreclosed by Nathan Matthews on 24Sep1891 and assigned to George E. Howe on 28Mar1894) Nathan Matthews 2828 344
31Dec1894 Nathan G. Green, successor trustee under a declaration of trust dated 7Apr1895 (equity of redemption) Nathan Matthews 2247 29
02Nov1894 Thomas R. White and Henriette K. White, his wife, in her own right (equity of redemption) Nathan Matthews 2235 238
07Apr1894 Charles G. Fall (equity of redemption) Charles G. Fall, trustee 2235 250
07Apr1894 Thomas R. White and Henriette K. White, his wife, in her own right (equity of redemption) Charles G. Fall 2189 605
29Mar1894 Albert Matthews Nathan Matthews 2189 60
19Mar1894 Thomas R. White and Henriette K. White, his wife, in her own right (foreclosure of  24Mar1890 mortgage for $65,000 to Nathan Matthews (Book 1986, p. 584) and sale at public auction) Albert Matthews 2186 65
24Sep1891 Thomas R. White and Henriette K. White, his wife, in her own right (foreclosure of 24Mar1890 mortgage for $30,000 to Nathan Matthews (Book 1986, p. 581) and evidence of possession; mortgage subsequently assigned by Nathan Matthews George E. Howe on 28Mar1894) Nathan Matthews, mortgagee in possession 2019 160
12Feb1890 George E. Howe (362 Commonwealth, with 27 foot 6 inch frontage) Henriette K. White, wife of Thomas R. White 1921 210
12Feb1890 Thomas R. White (362 Commonwealth, with 27 foot 6 inch frontage) George E. Howe 1921 209
25Sep1889 Micah Dyer, Jr. (364-366 Commonwealth with 57 foot 6 inch frontage) Henriette K. White, wife of Thomas R. White 1899 469
25Sep1889 Thomas R. White (364-366 Commonwealth with 57 foot 6 inch frontage) Micah Dyer, Jr. 1899 467
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
20Sep1889 Silas W. Merrill (lot with 55 foot frontage) Thomas R. White 1899 265
07Aug1889 Luther D. Shepard (corner lot with 30 foot frontage) Thomas R. White 1894 49
28Feb1889 Albion B. Turner (lot with 55 foot frontage) Silas W. Merrill 1865 473
28Feb1889 David B. Flint (lot with 55 foot frontage) Albion B. Turner 1865 471
03May1886 James S. Gill (lot with 55 foot frontage) David B. Flint and Albion B. Turner 1722 39
08Feb1886 M. Woolsey Borland (lot with 55 foot frontage) James S. Gill 1713 418
01Dec1885 M. Woolsey Borland (lot with 30 foot frontage) Luther D. Shepard 1703 385
20Apr1881 Frederic Amory (lot with 32 foot frontage M. Woolsey Borland 1521 408
20Apr1881 Harcourt Amory (lot with 54 foot frontage) M. Woolsey Borland 1521 406
10Mar1879 David N. Skillings (lot with 26 foot frontage) Harcourt Amory 1450 59
05Mar1879 David N. Skillings (lot with 28 foot frontage) Harcourt Amory 1449 308
05Mar1879 David N. Skillings (lot with 32 foot frontage) Frederic Amory 1449 307
12Jan1878 David N. Skillings, Jr. (irregular lot with 356.24 foot frontage on Commonwealth David N. Skillings 1407 187
05Jan1878 David N. Skillings, trustee for himself, Charles Whitney, and David Whitney, Jr. (Deed in foreclosure of mortgage from Horace M. Bearce and Ira T. Drew) David N. Skillings, Jr. 1407 185
03May1873 David N. Skillings, trustee for himself, Lawrence Barnes, Charles Whitney, and David Whitney, Jr. Horace M. Bearce and Ira T. Drew 1162 281
16Dec1870 Boston Water Power Company David N. Skillings, trustee for himself, Lawrence Barnes, Charles Whitney, and David Whitney, Jr. 1032 98
19Apr1870 Boston Water Power Company David N. Skillings, trustee for himself, Lawrence Barnes, Charles Whitney, and David Whitney, Jr. 997 73
 
Party wall stipulations in land transfer deed with respect to wall between 260 Commonwealth and 262 Commonwealth on boundary line 85 feet east of Massachusetts Avenue (these stipulations superseded an earlier party wall agreement dated 11Mar1879 and recorded Book 1450, p. 233 relating to a boundary line one foot further east at 86 feet east of Massachusetts Avenue)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
04Dec1883 M. Woolsey Borland (Seller of lot with 1 foot frontage at west side of 360 Commonwealth) George Wheatland, Jr. (Purchaser of lot with 1 foot frontage at west side of 360 Commonwealth) 1624 124
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