Index to Deeds: 453 Beacon

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party wall 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
04Apr1997 Donna K. Koehler, trustee, Wesley Realty Trust Donna K. Koehler 21324 251
17Sep1984 Eleanor M. Cohen Donna K. Koehler, trustee, Wesley Realty Trust 11150 107
27May1960 Harry I. Cohen Harry I. Cohen and Eleanor M. Cohen, husband and wife. 7478 506
28Aug1945 Abraham Schultz Harry I. Cohen 6173 283
18Jul1939 George P. Nason, trustee under the will of Lucretia F. Whitney Abraham Schultz 5801 281
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
17Nov1885 John H. Sturgis (lot with 24 foot frontage) Henry Augustus Whitney 1701 506
16Feb1880 Amity B. Davies; Susie A. Braman, wife of Grenville T. W. Braman, in her own right; Charles H. Davies; and Grenville T. W. Braman (lot with 50 foot 3 inch frontage) John H. Sturgis 1483 249
16Feb1880 Charles H. Davies, administrator of the estate of Daniel Davies (lot with 50 foot 3 inch frontage) John H. Sturgis 1483 245
12Dec1879 Chester M. Dawes (confirmatory deed with respect to the Cross Dam or Parker Street between Commonwealth Avenue and Beacon) Grenville T. W. Braman 1478 217
01Feb1879 Chester M. Dawes (irregular lot with 55.17 foot frontage on Beacon, a portion of former Cross Dam or Parker Street) Amity B. Davies, Susie A. Braman, wife of Grenville T. W. Braman, and Charles H. Davies 1449 4
01Feb1879 Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Henry M. Whitney, trustees, and Grenville T. W. Braman and Heirs of Daniel Davies, individually (the Cross Dam or Parker Street between Commonwealth Avenue and Beacon) Chester M. Dawes 1449 3
30Apr1878 Boston Water Power Company (the Cross Dam or Parker Street between Commonwealth Avenue and Beacon) Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Henry M. Whitney, trustees, and Grenville T. W. Braman and Heirs of Daniel Davies, individually 1449 3
01Jun1877 Commonwealth of Massachusetts (release of interest in road known as the Cross Dam or Parker Street between Commonwealth Avenue and Beacon) Grenville T. W., Henry D. Hyde, and Frank W. Andrews, trustees, and Daniel Davies and Grenville T. W. Braman, individually 1377 109
20Jun1866 Boston Water Power Company (lot with 206 foot frontage on Beacon and 273 foot frontage on alley) Daniel Davies 881 46
Party wall stipulations included in land transfer deed with respect to wall between 451 Beacon and 453 Beacon
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
25Aug1882 John H. Sturgis (seller of lot at 451 Beacon and owner of lot at 453 Beacon) Clarence A. Dorr (purchaser of lot at 451 Beacon) 1572 634
Party wall stipulations included in land transfer deed with respect to wall between 453 Beacon and 455 Beacon
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
17Nov1885 John H. Sturgis (seller of lot at 453 Beacon and owner of lot at 455 Beacon) Henry Augustus Whitney (purchaser of lot at 453 Beacon) 1701 506
Agreement between the owners of 453 Beacon and 455 Beacon to resolve uncertainty as to the exact placement of the party wall between the two properties, specifying that the boundary line between their properties is located on a line 242 feet 6 inches west of the westerly line of Hereford and that each property includes that portion of the party wall that has been placed on its side of the boundary.
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
12Apr1893 Lucretia F. Whitney, widow of Henry A. Whitney Asa H. Caton and Helen A. Stevens, wife of Horace H. Stevens, in her own right (Asa Caton former owner of lot at 455 Beacon and builder of house thereon; Helen Stevens current owner of 455 Beacon) 2138 345