Index to Deeds: 449 Marlborough

The following is an index to Land Court certificates of title and to property transfer deeds and party wall 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.

Certificates of Title
Date of Certificate Owner Certificate Document Book Page
31Mar1997 George B. Meszoly 111809 550335 555 9
15Nov1988 George B. Meszoly and Sharon A. Ruatto-Meszoly 102510 445340 508 110
23Jul1979 Sandra L. Bartolini 91742 345895 454 142
23Jul1979 Edward Dalton 91741 345893 454 141
28Oct1976 Glen G. Grant, trustee, Commonwealth College Trust 88323 330689 437 123
01Apr1964 Garland Junior College 72340 265323 357 140
29Mar1955 Barnett N. Samuels and Bessie E. Samuels, husband and wife 58959 216791 290 159
24May1954 Henry H. Davis and Virginia N. Davis, husband and wife 57788 284 188
Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
24May1954 Notice by Land Court of granting of petition to register 449 Marlborough Henry H. Davis and Virginia N. Davis 6959 309
10Nov1953 Henry H. Davis and Virginia N. Davis (notice of petition filed with the Land Court to register 449 Marlborough) Henry H. Davis and Virginia N. Davis 6914 41
16Sep1953 Emma Eleanor Manning, also known as Eleanor M. Manning Henry H. Davis and Virginia N. Davis, husband and wife 6899 282
28Jul1951 (recorded 18Aug1953) Francis Thompson Colby Eleanor E. Manning 6892 416
23Apr1900 Charles E. Cotting and Ruth S. T. Cotting, his wife, in her own right (one-half undivided interest) Mary C. Colby, wife of Harrison G. O. Colby 2679 171
12Apr1889 George Wheatland, Jr. (lot with 24 foot frontage and dwelling house) Ruth S. Thompson 1870 539
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
08Jan1887 Francis A. Osborn and Grenville T. W. Braman, a majority of the trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands under a trust dated 1Jun1880, Francis W. Palfrey, the remaining trustee, being absent from Massachusetts (lot with 126.21 foot frontage) George Wheatland, Jr. 1756 492
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
Party wall agreements
Date of Deed Party One Party Two Book Page
01Sep1886 Francis A. Osborn and Grenville T. W. Braman, a majority of the trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands under a trust dated 1Jun1880, Francis W. Palfrey, the remaining trustee, being absent from Massachusetts (owners of lot at 449 Marlborough) Francis J. Parker (owner of lot at 447 Marlborough) 1756 221
Building use restriction contained in land transfer deeds, specifying that a stable may not be built on any portion of the land at 449-457 Marlborough
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
08Jan1887 Francis A. Osborn and Grenville T. W. Braman, a majority of the trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands under a trust dated 1Jun1880, Francis W. Palfrey, the remaining trustee, being absent from Massachusetts (sellers of lot with 126.21 foot frontage at 449-457 Marlborough) George Wheatland, Jr. (purchaser of lot with 126.21 foot frontage at 449-457 Marlborough) 1756 492
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