Index to Deeds: 438 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
26Jan2012 Sally L. Pacheco, trustee, 438 Marlborough Street Realty Trust 438 Marlborough Street LLC 48995 56
18Nov1997 Celia L. DiPietro Carmine DiPietro and Celia L, DiPietro, trustees, 438 Marlborough Street Realty Trust 21912 160
08Mar1977 Alexander Paul Kocsy (foreclosure of mortgage given to the East Cambridge Savings Bank; foreclosed by the bank and sold to Alan Victor DiPietro) Alan Victor DiPietro 8945 415
23Jan1968 A. George Russo Alexander Paul Kocsy 8178 371
18Mar1965 Francis R. Sundbergh and Julia Sundbergh A. George Russo 7938 562
15Aug1962 Whitman K. Coffin and Rosaline M. Coffin, husband and wife Francis R. Sundbergh and Julia Sundbergh, husband and wife 7671 454
05Apr1933 S. Elizabeth Hodson Whitman K. Coffin and Rosaline M. Coffin, husband and wife 5376 314
22Aug1932 Harriet A. Austin S. Elizabeth Hodson 5341 61
17Apr1913 Edith M. Kennard (confirmatory deed) Maria A. Evans 3722 617
27Mar1913 Edith M. Kennard Marie [sic] A. Evans 3717 432
16Nov1892 Eugenie M. Kennard (one-half undivided interest) Edith M. Kennard 2098 267
06Sep1892 Minnie Kennard Eugenie M. Kennard and Edith M. Kennard 2083 303
12Mar1891 Eugenie M. Kennard Minnie Kennard 1984 633
04Jan1888 Edward J. Hammond Sarah A. Kennard 1805 413
04Jan1887 George Wheatland, Jr. (lot with 23.16 foot frontage and dwelling house) Edward J. Hammond 1756 60
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 W. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands 1495 6
01Jun1880 Boston Water Power Company Francis W. 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