Index to Deeds: 434 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
03Oct2012 Ellen Driggin Michael M. Cullen and Maria Cullen 50293 186
14Jul2003 Stuart L. Schreiber and Mimi S. Packman Ellen Driggin 32119 125
08Aug1988 Barry D. Libert and Ellen Marcus Libert Stuart L. Schreiber and Mimi S. Packman 14929 56
10May1985 Barry D. Libert, trustee of the 434 Marlborough Street Realty Trust Barry D. Libert and Ellen Marcus Libert, as joint tenants 11582 211
18Jan1985 Dorothy Addams Brown Barry D. Libert, trustee of the 434 Marlborough Street Realty Trust 11359 116
02Apr1923 Grace A. Young Laurence A. Brown 4454 466
06Jul1911 Thomas Hunt Grace A. Young, wife of Ernest B. Young 3555 71
09Aug1906 George H. Stanton Thomas Hunt 3148 186
07Aug1906 Herbert A. Buck George H. Stanton 3148 185
28Jul1906 Alexander P. Browne (foreclosure of mortgage given by Alexander P. Browne to John Herbert, and foreclosed by him and sold to Herbert A. Buck) Herbert A. Buck 3147 340
05Sep1900 Edward H. Clement Alexander P. Browne 2705 140
11Apr1895 Gertrude Carruth Weeks, wife of Warren B. P. Weeks Gertrude Clement, wife of Edward H. Clement 2267 569
02May1889 J. Harris Aubin Gertrude Carruth Weeks, wife of Warren B. P. Weeks 1873 466
02May1889 Warren B. P. Weeks J. Harris Aubin 1873 465
01Oct1886 George Wheatland, Jr. (lot with 22.22 foot frontage and dwelling house) Warren B. P. Weeks 1742 513
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
Preservation Restriction Agreement
Date of Deed Party One Party Two Book Page
02Sep2004 Ellen Driggin National Architectural Trust, Inc. 36938 123