Index to Deeds: 451 Marlborough

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party wall and building restriction agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase through the conversion of the property into condominium units. 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.

This index includes deeds relating to the current building at 451 Marlborough, its predecessor building, and the original townhouses at 451-453-455-457 Marlborough.

Transfers of Land and Buildings: 451 Marlborough
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
13Jun2016 451 Marlborough Street, LLC Four51 Marlborough Condominium 56266 302
20Sep2013 HD 407-411, LLC 451 Marlborough Street, LLC 52143 205
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 451 Marlborough (Demolished School Building)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
02Nov2010 Terra Green II, LLC HD 407-411, LLC 47191 145
28Jun2005 SimmonsCollege Terra Green II, LLC 37430 282
21Oct1977 Garland Junior College Simmons College 8999 551
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 451 Marlborough (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
31Mar1964 Barnett N. Samuels and Bessie E. Samuels, husband and wife Garland Junior College 7834 46
29Mar1955 Henry H. Davis and Virginia N. Davis, husband and wife Barnett N. Samuels and Bessie E. Samuels, husband and wife 7043 430
03May1954 Edith M. Dorr Henry H. Davis and Virginia N. Davis, husband and wife 6954 22
23Mar1945 Richard E. Burton Carl S. Dorr and Edith M. Door, husband and wife 6148 41
13Sep1935 Nathalie G. Appleton, wife of Francis H. Appleton, Jr. Richard E. Burton 5559 503
30Oct1911 Charles M. Baker and Annie W. Morrill, trustees under the will of Charles J. Morrill Nathalie G. Appleton, wife of Francis H. Appleton, Jr. 3583 614
15Oct1888 George Wheatland, Jr. (lot with 24 foot frontage and dwelling house) Charles J. Morrill 1843 415
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 453 Marlborough (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
02Apr1964 Edward J. McGrath Garland Junior College 7834 400
05Feb1963 Stratford W. Carter (one-half undivided interest) Edward J. McGrath 7726 328
19Dec1962 Stratford W. Carter (one-half undivided interest) Edward J. McGrath 7707 420
17Dec1958 Evelyn A. Harrison Stratford W. Carter 7363 346
10Jul1952 John McLaren Evelyn A. Harrison 6792 550
16Dec1950 Frederick E. Ordway John McLaren 6692 117
25Jan1950 Josephine D’Amore Frederick E. Ordway 6578 505
12Aug1946 Victor D. Ruotolo and Mary J. Ruotolo, husband and wife Josephine D’Amore 6407 56
12Aug1946 Francis G. MacCausland Victor D. Ruotolo and Mary J. Ruotolo, husband and wife 6247 176
20Nov1945 (recorded 22Nov1945) Edna Maye Grant, formerly Edna Maye Walsh Francis G. MacCausland 6187 563
23May1941 (recorded 22Nov1945) Alonzo Donald Reed Edna Maye Walsh 6187 562
03Nov1945 (recorded 22Nov1945) Joseph L. Moulton Alonzo Donald Reed 6187 561
15May1940 Elizabeth Towle Joseph L. Moulton 5853 557
07Oct1938 Alice M. Towle, widow of Harvey P. Towle Elizabeth Towle 5754 560
01Jun1906 Caroline Wright Bursley, Sewall H. Fessenden, and Russell G. Fessenden, trustees under the will of Annie E. Bursley Alice M. Towle, wife of Harvey P. Towle 3132 169
15Sep1888 George Wheatland, Jr. (lot with 24 foot frontage and dwelling house) Annie E. Bursley 1841 389
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 455 Marlborough (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
31Mar1964 Barnett N. Samuels, Inc. Garland Junior College 7834 47
30Dec1957 Barnett N. Samuels and Bessie E. Samuels, husband and wife Barnett N. Samuels, Inc. 7285 395
29Mar1955 Henry H. Davis and Virginia N. Davis, husband and wife Barnett N. Samuels and Bessie E. Samuels, husband and wife 7043 430
10Mar1953 Beverly Mercier Henry H. Davis and Virginia N. Davis, husband and wife 6852 425
28Feb1953 Helen C. Nye Beverly Mercier 6852 424
06Nov1909 Hannah M. Clark Helen C. Nye, wife of William A. Nye 3414 259
25Mar1897 Charles W. Amory, trustee for the benefit of Ellen S. Anderson, wife of John F. Anderson Hannah M. Clark, wife of Cyrus T. Clark 2429 603
05Oct1893 Charles W. Amory Charles W. Amory, trustee for the benefit of Ellen S. Anderson 2186 563
05Oct1893 John F. Anderson and Ellen S. Anderson, his wife, in her own right Charles W. Amory 2186 561
30Apr1888 George Wheatland, Jr. (lot with 24 foot frontage and dwelling house) Ellen S. Anderson, wife of John F. Anderson 1819 132
Transfers of Land and Buildings: 457 Marlborough (Demolished)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
02Apr1964 Jack Aifer Garland Junior College 7834 289
08Aug1962 Corinne Campagna-Pinto and Dante Campagna-Pinto Jack Aifer 7669 563
05Oct1954 Corinne Campagna-Pinto Corinne Campagna-Pinto and Dante Campagna-Pinto 6998 100
30Apr1940 Massachusetts Hospital Life Insurance Company Corinne Campagna-Pinto 5852 141
07Jul1939 Katherine Van Tine Durell, wife of Albert B. Durell, Albert B. Durell, and Van A. Durell (foreclosure of mortgage) Massachusetts Hospital Life Insurance Company 5799 26
13Aug1936 Elsie B. Taylor Katherine Van Tine Durell, wife of Albert B. Durell, Albert B. Durell, and Van A. Durell 5618 350
15May1905 Essie J. Earle, wife of E. Vinton Earle Elsie B. Taylor, wife of Edward W. Taylor 3043 193
25Mar1905 N. Ward Tompson Essie J. Earle, wife of E. Vinton Earle 3029 527
15Feb1905 Teresa McCamlie N. Ward Tompson 3020 543
16Dec1904 Sarah E. White Teresa McCamlie 3009 367
24Feb1888 George Wheatland, Jr. (lot with 30.21 foot frontage and dwelling house) Sarah E. White, wife of Elisha M. White 1811 167
Transfers of Unimproved Land: 451-453-455-457 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 (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
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