Index to Deeds: 403 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party wall, use, and building restriction agreements 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
02May2012 Regina R. Pusantian-Diarbakerly (also known as Regina Diarbakerly), trustee, Pusantian Realty Trust Pres LLC 49457 92
02Mar2000 Samuel Pusantian and Edith R. Pusantian, husband and wife Edith R. Pusantian, Samuel Pusantian, and Regina R. Pusantian-Diarbakerly, trustees, Pusantian Realty Trust 24764 72
31Oct1986 Samuel Pusantian Samuel Pusantian and Edith R. Pusantian, husband and wife 13333 326
14Jun1967 Joseph P. Keller, Albert M. Berman, and Edward Berman Samuel Pusantian 8125 328
25Nov1966 Leonard H. Adelson Joseph P. Keller (one-half undivided interest), Albert M. Berman (one-fourth undivided interest), and Edward Berman (one-fourth undivided interest) 8083 497
08Jul1966 Samuel H. Boyer and Bernice S. Boyer, trustees, Eldin Realty Trust Leonard H. Adelson 8052 601
01Feb1963 Norman A. Ferguson, trustee, Chelco Realty Trust Samuel H. Boyer and Bernice S. Boyer, trustees, Eldin Realty Trust 7719 283
02May1955 Simplex Company Norman A. Ferguson, trustee, Chelco Realty Trust 7052 281
08Feb1952 Clara R. Drucker Simplex Company 6757 379
26Dec1950 Harold G. Tobey and Charles I. Johnson, partners doing business as Tobey, Tobey, and Johnson Clara R. Drucker 6664 108
01Jan1940 Louis J. Binda George L. Tobey, Jr., Harold G. Tobey, and Charles I. Johnson, partners doing business as Tobey, Tobey, and Johnson 5905 172
24Jan1939 Guy Bancroft Louis J. Binda 5768 578
26Sep1938 Geraldine S. Hanley Guy Bancroft 5750 19
20Sep1937 Guy Bancroft and William D. Haviland and Catherine B. Haviland, his wife, in her own right Geraldine S. Hanley 5684 58
21Dec1934 Mary Bancroft Catherine B. Haviland, wife of William D. Haviland, and Guy Bancroft 5502 28
10Feb1931 Margaret W. Leland and Elsie T. Brewer, executrixes of the will of Susan W. Carr Mary Bancroft 5243 332
23Sep1907 Myron P. Lewis Susan W. Carr, wife of Samuel Carr 3236 419
23Sep1907 Samuel Carr Myron P. Lewis 3236 418
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
01Mar1900 J. Malcolm Forbes (lot with 25 foot frontage) Samuel Carr 2668 66
19Feb1887 Louis Curtis (lot with 104.77 foot frontage) J. Malcolm Forbes 1760 278
08Jan1886 Francis A. Osborn and Grenville T. W. Braman, a majority of the trustees of the Commonwealth Avenue Lands; Francis W. Palfrey, the remaining trustee, being absent from Massachusetts (lot with 104.77 foot frontage) Louis Curtis 1709 523
01Jun1880 Dwight Foster, Gilman Collamore, and George F. Richardson, trustees under a bond indenture with the Boston Water Power Company dated 1Jun1874 (release) Francis A. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands 1495 6
01Jun1880 Boston Water Power Company Francis A. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands 1495 9
Party Wall Agreements
Date of Deed Party One Party Two Book Page
23Jul1901 Atherton T. Brown (owner of lot at 401 Commonwealth) Samuel Carr (owner of lot at 403 Commonwealth) 2769 587
27Feb1900 J. Malcolm Forbes (owner of lot at 405 Commonwealth) Samuel Carr (owner of lot at 403 Commonwealth) 2668 67
Agreement with respect to a window with shutters installed into the party wall by 403 Commonwealth specifying the right of the owner of 405 Commonwealth to have the shutters removed and window closed up at any time
Date of Deed Party One Party Two Book Page
23Dec1901 Samuel Carr (owner of 403 Commonwealth) Mary H. DuBois (owner of 405 Commonwealth) 2798 568
Building and use restrictions included in land transfer deed, specifying that no building on the premises may be used as a stable, and that no building of more than one story in height may be erected within thirty feet of Marlborough
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
08Jan1886 Francis A. Osborn and Grenville T. W. Braman, a majority of the trustees of the Commonwealth Avenue Lands; Francis W. Palfrey, the remaining trustee, being absent from Massachusetts (sellers of lot with 104.77 foot frontage) Louis Curtis 1709 523
Agreement by owners of land on the north and south sides of Marlborough between West Chester Park (Massachusetts Avenue) and the Beacon entrance to Back Bay Park (Charlesgate East) requiring that buildings must be set back 5 feet from Marlborough except for projections as specified in Book 1588, p. 434 (20Feb1883) [which provided that steps, porticos, and other usual projections appurtenant to the front wall of a building would be permitted in the reserved space, and bays and bows would be permitted in the reserved space subject to dimensional limitations as set forth in the deed].  This 5 foot setback requirement was modified with respect to the north side of Marlborough by a subsequent agreement dated 10Jun1885 (Book 1685, p. 433)
Date of Deed Party One Party Two Book Page
20Feb1883 Francis A. Osborn and Grenville T. W. Braman, a majority of the trustees of the Commonwealth Avenue Lands; Francis W. Palfrey, the remaining trustee, being absent from Massachusetts Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Henry M. Whitney, trustees 1588 437