Index to Deeds: 45 Hereford

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase through December 31, 2010.  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
23Feb1999 Charles C. Patsos, successor trustee, 45 Hereford Street Realty Trust 45 Hereford Street, LLC 23472 348
02Jul1986 William B. Bryant John Sarno, trustee, 45 Hereford Street Realty Trust 12634 16
29May1957 John Breining and Ruth Y. Breining, husband and wife William B. Bryant and Lucia M. Bryant, husband and wife 7238 27
24Oct1951 Edward H. McGrath John Breining and Ruth Y. Breining, husband and wife 6733 369
31Oct1946 City of Boston (sale in foreclosure deed) Edward H. McGrath, Jr. 6246 518
18Jun1935 Maurice B. Lynch and Maude A. Lynch (tax taking) City of Boston 5547 214
19Sep1894 J. Morris Meredith Charles J. Lynch 2229 15
13May1887 Frank G. Macomber and Clara Elizabeth Macomber, his wife, in her own right J. Morris Meredith 1771 596
08Nov1882 Warren D. Vinal and Charles A. Dodge Clara Elizabeth Macomber, wife of Frank G. Macomber 1578 262
Transfers of Unimproved Land
18Feb1882 George Wheatland, Sr. (lot with 112 foot frontage on Hereford; subsequently subdivided into five lots) Warren D. Vinal and Charles A. Dodge 1553 481
09Apr1881 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (lot with 112 foot frontage) George Wheatland, Sr. 1520 489
22Apr1878 Caleb H. and Charles F. Smith (lot with 411 foot 10-1.2 inch frontage on Newbury extending north to Commonwealth) Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees for the benefit of the creditors of Nathan Matthews 1420 282
04Jan1877 Edwin Tufts (lot with 411 foot 10-1.2 inch frontage on Newbury extending north to Commonwealth) Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees 1362 133
23Oct1876 Albert J. Fernald Edwin Tufts 1360 188
21Oct1876 David N. Skillings (foreclosure of mortgage to Nathan Matthews) Albert J. Fernald 1350 250
02Jan1871 David Sears, Jr., Frederick R. Sears, and Knyvet Sears Nathan Matthews 1029 233
Transfers of Unimproved Land: Lot with 23 foot 3 inch depth (east-west) behind 45 Hereford
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
19Apr1886 Albert Poor Clara Elizabeth Macomber, wife of Frank G. Macomber 1721 568
19Apr1886 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (lot with 23 foot 3 inch frontage on Newbury) Albert Poor 1721 561
22Apr1878 (See above) (See above) 1420 282
 
Agreement that, inasmuch as the new drainage contemplated in the agreement on March 8, 1888, has not been built and the previous drainage system is continuing to be used, the use of the existing drainage does not constitute an easement over the properties at 45-51 Hereford, and the 1888 agreement remains in effect with the costs of the new drainage to be shared if and when it is built.
Date Parties Book Page
08Apr1908 Charles J. Lynch, owner of 45 Hereford; Edith C. Burroughs, owner of 47 Hereford; Samuel A. Hopkins, surviving husband of Harriet W. Hopkins, and Nathaniel W. Sherman, devisee under the will of Harriet A. Hopkins, owners of 49 Hereford; and Robert Soutter, owner of 51 Hereford 3273 341
Agreement to extinguish four foot wide easement in original deeds for passage and drainage at what was formerly the rear of their lots (67 feet west of  Hereford) and to create a new easement for passage and drainage at the rear of their expanded lots (90 feet 3 inchest west of Hereford) and to share the costs of constructing new drainage in that location.
Date Parties Book Page
08Mar1888 J. Morris Meredith, owner of 45 Hereford; Nellie A. Goodnow, wife of Walter R. Goodnow, owner of 47 Hereford; Annie E. Maynard, wife of John E. Maynard, owner of 49 Hereford; George H. Tilton, owner of 51 Hereford; and the Trustees of the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Boston, owner of 53 Hereford 1822 145