Index to Deeds: 431 Marlborough

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 building 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
11Jun2014 431 Marlborough Street, LLC 431 Marlborough Street Condominium 53091 280
07Feb2013 Donald L. Stull 431 Marlborough Street, LLC 50959 307
16Dec1983 Patricia A. Stull Donald Stull 10751 180
10Apr1968 Ellen W. Shepherd, widow of Prentiss Shepherd Donald L. Stull and Patricia A. Stull, husband and wife 8194 730
05Mar1927 Marion Bentinck-Smith Prentiss Shepherd 4878 556
10Mar1915 Justus Erhardt and Fannie D. Erhardt, his wife, in her own right Marion Bentinck-Smith, wife of William F. Bentinck-Smith 3866 447
23Jun1904 Edwin L. Sprague, guardian of Ruth D. Sprague, Henry B. Sprague, and Richard W. Sprague, minor children of Elizabeth S. Sprague (three-sixths undivided interest) Fannie D. Erhardt, wife of Justus Erhardt 2976 290
23Jun1904 Edwin L. Sprague and Edwin L. Sprague, Jr. (three-sixths undivided interest) Fannie D. Erhardt, wife of Justus Erhardt 2976 289
24Jan1899 Sophie M. Eichberg, widow of Julius Eichberg Elizabeth S. Sprague, wife of Edwin L  Sprague 2586 468
18Jun1892 David S. Watson and Susan A. Watson, his wife, in her own right Julius Eichberg 2067 23
01Jul1886 Henry M. Whitney (lot with 30.94 foot frontage and dwelling house) Susan A. Watson, wife of David S. Watson 1733 129
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
24May1886 Boston Water Power Company (confirmatory deed) Henry M. Whitney 1725 453
06Apr1885 Francis W. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands (confirmatory deed) Henry M. Whitney 1672 628
20Mar1885 Francis A. Osborn and Grenville T. W. Braman, a majority of the trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands (Francis W. Palfrey, the remaining trustee, being absent from Massachusetts) Henry M. Whitney 1671 41
29Nov1884 George F. Richardson, Grenville T. W. Braman, and Benjamin F. Brooks, trustees under a bond indenture with the Boston Water Power Company dated 1Jun1874 (confirmatory deed) Henry M. Whitney 1666 625
24Nov1882 (recorded 2Dec1884) Dwight Foster, Gilman Collamore, and George F. Richardson, trustees under a bond indenture with the Boston Water Power Company dated 1Jun1874 (foreclosure of mortgage) Henry M. Whitney 1660 500
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 1495 6
01Jun1880 Boston Water Power Company Francis A. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1495 9
Party Wall Agreements
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
15Jun1886 Henry M. Whitney (owner of 431 Marlborough) George Wheatland, Jr. (owner of lot at 429 Marlborough) 1734 568
Agreement by the owners of land on Beacon and Marlborough between West Chester Park (Massachusetts Avenue) and Ipswich Street (Charlesgate East) (1) providing for a sixteen foot wide passageway between the lots on Beacon and the lots on Marlborough to a point about 452 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue and then turning south to connect with Marlborough; and (2) establishing a setback requirement for a portion of the north side of Marlborough, specifically requiring that (a) buildings on lots located between Massachusetts Avenue and 125 feet west thereof must be set back 10 feet from Marlborough, and (b) buildings located on lots between 125 feet and 323.66 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue must be set back by a line that is 10 feet north of Marlborough on the east (at a point 125 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue) and 5 feet north of Marlborough on the west (at a point 323.33 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue); and further providing that that steps, porticos, and other usual projections appurtenant to the front wall of a building are permitted in the reserved space, and bays and bows are permitted in the reserved space subject to dimensional limitations.
Date Party One Party Two Party Three Book Page
10Jun1885 Francis W. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees (owners of lot running from Charlesgate East to a point on Beacon 200 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue and to a point on Marlborough 323.66 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue) Henry M. Whitney (owner of lot with 75 foot frontage on Beacon and 198.66 feet on Marlborough) Henry Lee, H. Hollis Hunnewell, and Augustus Lowell (owners of lot with 125 foot frontage on Beacon and Marlborough) 1685 433
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 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