Index to Deeds: 416 Beacon

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 through December 31, 2015.  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
11Sep1952 Margaret G. Ray Beta Nu House Corporation 6809 251
19Aug1948 Mary Kennedy Margaret G. Ray, wife of Harry E. Ray 6455 51
22Jul1948 Kathleen R. Greenough Mary Kennedy, wife of William E. Kennedy 6455 50
20Jul1948 Arthur Rotch, executor of the will of Malcolm W. Greenough Mary Kennedy, wife of William E. Kennedy 6455 49
23Dec1935 Kathleen R. Greenough Malcolm W. Greenough 5577 416
22May1934 Malcolm W. Greenough Kathleen R. Greenough, wife of Malcolm W. Greenough 5454 598
19Mar1928 Elliott Henderson and John D. McLaughlin, Jr. Malcolm W. Greenough 4986 319
23Dec1927 John D. McLaughlin, Jr. (one-half undivided interest) Elliott Henderson 4964 365
23Dec1927 John Lewis Bremer John D. McLaughlin, Jr. 4964 361
01Jun1917 S. Parker Bremer, John Lewis Bremer, and William Farnsworth, executors of the will of Mary R. Bremer William J. Stober, to the use of John Lewis Bremer 4047 576
29Jul1897 Henry H. Fay (lot with 33 foot frontage and dwelling house) Mary R. Bremer 2461 438
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
26May1888 Dudley L. Pickman (lot with 60 foot frontage) Henry H. Fay 1824 129
25Jan1887 George Higginson (lot with 60 foot frontage) Dudley L. Pickman 1757 415
14Jan1884 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation (lot with 330 foot frontage) George Higginson 1624 484
Party Wall Agreements
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
05Aug1897 Henry H. Fay (owner of 418 Beacon) Mary R. Bremer (owner 416 Beacon) 2461 439
27Jun1888 Maria C. Blake and William O. Blake (owner of lot at 414 Beacon) Henry H. Fay (owner of lot at 416 Beacon) 1859 405
Building restriction agreement by the owners of 416, 418, 420, 422, 424, and 426 Beacon, “desirous of imposing a uniform restriction on their said estates which will prevent the erection of any building or other structure in the rear of any of the said estates which will further materially obstruct the light, air and prospect now enjoyed…”:  Prior to January 1, 1937, no building of more than one story in height (or 27.25 feet above the City of Boston base) may be constructed north of a line running easterly from the western  boundary of 426 Beacon to the eastern boundary of 416 Beacon, said line being 92 feet north from the present building line established by the City of Boston for the North side of Beacon (existing agreements and structures not to be affected).
Date Parties Book Page
24Oct1916 Mary R. Bremer  (owner of 416 Beacon), Henry H. Fay and Elizabeth E. Fay (owners of 418 Beacon), William H. Wellington (owner of 420 Beacon), Lester Leland and Frances E. Leland (owners of 422 Beacon), Ralph B. Williams and Susan J. Williams (owners of 424 Beacon), George G. Sears and Ruth W. Sears (owners of 426 Beacon) 3994 242