Index to Deeds: 418 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
03May1983 The Society of Jesus of New England New England College of Optometry 10325 257
31Mar1948 Alonzo J. Shadman Hugh Campbell and Catherine M. Campbell, husband and wife 6416 288
15May1946 (recorded 31Mar1948) J. Franklin Knotts Alonzo J. Shadman 6416 286
15May1946 Elizabeth Krauss J. Franklin Knotts 6225 374
14Jun1944 John Der Hovanesian and Marian Der Hovanesian, husband and wife Elizabeth Krauss 6099 423
30Oct1942 Catherine F. Carney, wife of Joseph P. Carney John Der Hovanesian and Marian Der Hovanesian, husband and wife 6015 44
23Apr1935 Eliot Spalding and Beatrice C. Spalding, his wife, in her own right Catherine F. Carney, wife of Joseph P. Carney 5524 142
25Aug1930 Samuel C. Endicott Beatrice C. Spalding, wife of Eliot Spaulding 5207 330
16Feb1924 Louisa C. Endicott Samuel C. Endicott 4550 414
13Jun1922 Henry H. Fay, Robert Homans, and Thomas Motley, trustees under the will of Henry H. Fay (lot with 27 foot frontage and dwelling house) Louisa C. Endicott 4374 285
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
17Dec1888 Henry H. Fay (owner of lot at 418 Beacon) David Sears, Emily E. Sears, and Henry F. Sears, heirs of Emily E. Sears (owner of lot at 420 Beacon) 1896 607
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