Index to Deeds: 432 Marlborough

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and passageway 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
06Feb2008 Walter J. Bornhorst 432 Marlborough Street LLC 43093 65
30Mar1992 Winter Hill Federal Savings Bank Walter J. Bornhorst 17382 270
21Feb1992 Charles C. Patsos, trustee, 432 Marlborough Street Trust Winter Hill Federal Savings Bank 17376 233
15Oct1981 Roger E. Cole Charles C. Patsos, trustee, 432 Marlborough Street Trust 9855 640
10Apr1978 Franklyn G. Bill and Sidney R. Handler, trustees, C & S Realty Trust Roger E. Cole 9047 258
10Nov1965 Thomas Cullen, guardian of Bernice Cullen (also known as Bridgett Cullen) Franklyn G. Bill and Sidney R. Handler, trustees, C & S Realty Trust 8000 410
19Mar1965 Katherine Gilgunn Katherine Gilgunn and Bridgett Cullen (also known as Bernice Cullen) 7943 289
07Apr1955 Margaret F. Garside Katherine C. Gilgunn 7046 274
18Sep1947 Stephen P. Cushman, trustee under the will of Ruth H. Cushman Margaret F. Garside 6365 226
11Jan1926 Arrilla M. Rhodes, also known as Aurelia M. Chatfield and Arrilla M. Chatfield Ruth H. Cushman 4755 568
12Mar1925 (recorded 11Jan1926) Walter L. Conwell Arrilla M. Rhodes 4755 567
01Feb1918 Aurelia M. Chatfield Walter L. Cornwell [sic] 4073 81
11Oct1909 Richard Tyner and Margaret Tyner, his wife, in her own right Aurelia M. Chatfield 3399 178
01Jan1887 George Wheatland, Jr. (lot with 23.17 foot frontage and dwelling house) Margaret Tyner, wife of Richard Tyner 1756 227
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
20Jun1885 Henry M. Whitney (land with 160.81 foot frontage on Commonwealth and 144.73 foot frontage on Marlborough) George Wheatland, Jr. 1682 369
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 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 1580 257
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
Agreement with by owners of land between the south side of Marlborough and north side of Commonwealth, west of West Chester Park: (1) establishing (a) a 16 foot  wide passageway running west from Massachusetts Avenue between the lots at 424-428 Marlborough and 47-51 Massachusetts Avenue to the north and the lots at 371-377 Commonwealth to the south; (b) a 14 foot wide passageway running south from Marlborough and connecting with the 16 foot passageway; and (c) a five foot wide passageway running west from the intersection of the 16 foot wide passageway and the 14 foot wide passageway, ending at the eastern boundary of 391 Commonwealth; and (2) specifying that owners of properties on either side of 14 foot passageway (i.e., 428 Marlborough and 430 Marlborough) may “project bay windows and other similar projections at height not less than thirteen feet above the ground and not extending beyond to center of the way.”
15Mar1886 George Wheatland, Jr. (owner of land west of lots at 428 Marlborough and 377 Commonwealth) Henry Lee, H. Hollis Hunnewell, and Augustus Lowell (owners of lots at 424-428 Marlborough, 47-51 Massachusetts Avenue, and 371-377 Commonwealth 1717 17
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