Index to Deeds: 433 Marlborough

The following is an index to property transfer deeds 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
01Feb1982 Peter P. Papesch (transfer to Barbara G. Papesch of beneficial interest previously held  by Peter P. Papesch in property held by the 433 Marlborough Street Trust) Barbara G. Papesch, as beneficiary of the 433 Marlborough Street Trust 34705 212
01Jul1977 Edouard X. Arnaud, also known as Edward X. Arnaud, and Rene E. Arnaud Peter P. Papesch and Barbara G. Papesch, trustees, 433 Marlborough Street Trust 8965 275
23Aug1949 Hugh Macdonald Alice A. Merchant, trustee for the benefit of Edward X. Arnaud and Rene E. Arnaud 6568 180
13Sep1945 Jack I. Grow, executor of the will of Annie E. Southwick Hugh Macdonald 6175 352
15Oct1942 Cambridge Improvement Corporation Annie E. Southwick 6020 321
28Jul1927 George R. Southwick Cambridge Investment Corporation 4919 459
13Jan1927 Leland G. Darrow (undivided one-eighths interest) Cambridge Investment Corporation 4867 109
14Oct1925 Edmund F. Leland, Ella A. Leland, and Richard C. Leland (undivided three-eighths interest) Cambridge Improvement Corporation 4733 45
27Nov1909 Charles R. Batt, surviving trustees for the benefit of the creditors of J. K. Souther & Sons, or of Joaquin K. Souther, Joaquin J. Souther, or Clarence V. Souther, individually Mary A. Southwick, wife of George R. Southwick 3410 531
23Jan1900 Joaquin K. Souther, Joaquin J. Souther, and Clarence V. Souther, partners doing business as J. K. Souther & Sons (assignment and transfer of all property held by J. K. Souther & Sons and all property held individually by Joaquin K. Souther, Joaquin J. Souther, and Clarence V. Souther) Charles R. Batt and Ambrose Eastman, trustee for the benefit of the creditors of J. K. Souther & Sons, or of Joaquin K. Souther, Joaquin J. Souther, or Clarence V. Souther, individually 2661 497
08Sep1888 Edward C. Briggs Joaquin J. Souther 1838 382
27Oct1886 James H. Young Edward C. Briggs 1746 490
16Oct1886 Henry M. Whitney (lot with 23.21 foot frontage and dwelling house) James H. Young 1746 482
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 W. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1495 6
01Jun1880 Boston Water Power Company Francis W. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1495 9
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