Index to Deeds: 386 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds, party wall stipulations, 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
25Jun1982 William H. Schwartz, Jr., and David L. Crary, trustees, Alamo Real Estate Trust 386 Commonwealth Avenue Condominium 9978 26
08Mar1982 William H. Schwartz,III, and David L. Crary William H. Schwartz, Jr., and David L. Crary, trustees, Alamo Real Estate Trust 9922 324
27Jan1981 Joseph P. Segar William H. Schwartz, III, and David L. Cary 9661 107
27Jan1981 Marvin M. Glick, trustee, 386 Realty Trust Joseph P. Segar 9661 106
11Jul1975 Lawrence I. Galer, Michael Master Galer, and Leo Dunn, trustees under an indenture of trust of Maurice M. Galer dated 17Jan1966 Marvin M. Glick, trustee, 386 Realty Trust 8800 508
25Oct1974 Alice Melzer, trustee, Jersey Realty Trust (foreclosure of mortgage) Lawrence I. Galer, Michael Master Galer, and Leo Dunn, trustees of under an Indenture of Trust of Maurice M. Galer dated 17Jan1966 8749 23
23Apr1973 Lawrence Irwin Galer, Maurice M. Galer, and Leo Dunn, trustees under an indenture of trust of Maurice M. Galer dated 17Jan1966; Lawrence I. Galer and Leo Dunn, executors of the will of Evelyn Galer Berman; and Lawrence I Galer and Michael M. Galer, individually Alice Melzer, trustee, Jersey Realty Trust 8622 219
11Apr1958 Harry Marshall, trustee, Bardol Trust Maurice M. Galer and Evelyn Galer, husband and wife 7304 230
05Feb1941 Charlton E. Lyman and Frank Howard Bardol Harry Marshall, trustee, Bardol Trust 5952 124
09Jul1927 Dorothy Charlton Mary C. Bardol 4914 548
16May1923 Hannah M. Webster Dorothy Charlton 4467 419
27Feb1915 Cambridgeport Savings Bank Hannah M. Webster 3864 410
31May1907 Thomas M. Crowther Cambridgeport Savings Bank 3221 251
31May1907 George P. Ridgway (foreclosure of mortgage given by George Ridgway to Cambridgeport Savings Bank; foreclosed by the bank and sold to Thomas Crowther) Thomas M. Crowther 3221 247
25Aug1903 George P. Ridgway (lot with 27.08 foot frontage and building) Royal R. Sheldon 2918 121
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
20Feb1896 Frederick J. Wise (lot with 27.08 foot frontage) George P. Ridgway 2340 73
20Feb1896 Third National Bank of Boston (lot with 27.08 foot frontage) Frederick J. Wise 2340 65
15Jun1893 Francis B. Sears (lot with 27.08 foot frontage) Third National Bank of Boston 2249 239
24May1893 Thomas O. Richardson and Mary R. Richardson, his wife, in her own right (lot with 27.08 foot frontage) Francis B. Sears 2132 200
09Dec1891 Charles I. Giddings (lot with 27.08 foot frontage) Mary R. Richardson, wife of Thomas O. Richardson 2033 261
09Dec1891 Thomas O. Richardson and Mary R. Richardson, husband and wife (lot with 27.08 foot frontage) Charles I. Giddings 2033 259
30Jan1886 Henry M. Whitney, Grenville T. W. Braman, and Henry D. Hyde, trustees, The Park Entrance Lands trust (lot with 54.08 foot frontage) Thomas O. Richardson and Mary R. Richardson, husband and wife 1711 139
15Oct1880 Boston Water Power Company Henry M. Whitney, Grenville T. W. Braman, and Henry D. Hyde, trustees, The Park Entrance Lands trust 1506 195
15Oct1880 Dwight Foster, Gilman Collamore, and George Richardson, trustees for bonds issued by the Boston Water Power Co. Henry M. Whitney, Grenville T. W. Braman, and Henry D. Hyde, trustees, The Park Entrance Lands trust 1506 193
Party wall stipulations included in land transfer deed with respect to party wall between 384 Commonwealth and 386 Commonwealth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
09Dec1891 Thomas O. Richardson and Mary R. Richardson, husband and wife (sellers of lot at 384 Commonwealth) Francis B. Sears (purchaser of lot at 384 Commonwealth) 2033 257
09Dec1891 Thomas O. Richardson and Mary R. Richardson, husband and wife (sellers of lot at 386 Commonwealth) Charles I. Giddings (purchaser of lot at 386 Commonwealth) 2033 259
Building restriction agreement by owners of property on the south side of Commonwealth and north side of Newbury between Massachusetts Avenue and Charlesgate East, allowing bay windows to extend into the alley, provided that they extend no further than three feet and are at least 19 feet above the surface of the passageway
Date Parties to Agreement Book Page
01Jul1908 Henry M. Williams individually and as co-trustee, Somerset Hotel Trust; John D. Hardy, trustee, Avenue Realty Trust; Cambridgeport Savings Bank; A. L. K. Volkmann; Charles H. Rutan, Schuyler S. Bartlett, and Henry B. Cabot, trustees under the will of Henry Lee; Charles R. Batt and Walter R. Dyer, trustees, 399 Newbury Street; Benjamin D, Hyde, executor of the estate of H. D. Hyde; E. Florence Macconnell; Louisa P. Russell; Robert L. Winkley, conservator of the estate of Albert Pope; and Frank D. Ellison 3518 48