Index to Deeds: 455 Beacon

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 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
14Jan1998 Michael J. Callahan 455 Beacon, LLC 22091 339
23Dec1988 Baycroft, Inc. Michael J. Callahan 15258 341
30Jun1972 Michael J. Callahan and Frances M. Callahen, husband and wife Baycroft, Inc. 8599 522
31Jan1956 Mary L. Torpey Michael J. Callahan and Frances M. Callahan, husband and wife 7127 223
31Jan1956 Michael J. Callahan and Frances M. Callahan, in her own right Mary L. Torpey 7127 222
14Dec1953 John J. Ryan, administrator of the estate of Lydia R. Adams Frances M. Callahan 6922 355
18Jul1947 Eugene N. Siskind Lydia R. Adams 6348 156
18Dec1940 Frederick E. Ordway Eugene N. Siskind 5895 523
18Dec1940 Bristol County Trust Company Frederick E. Ordway 5895 521
11Jan1932 James M. Burr (foreclosure of mortgage given by James Burr and assumed by subsequent owners) Bristol County Trust Company 5306 388
05Sep1928 James M. Burr Martha Cogan 5034 605
05Sep1928 Martha Cogan James M. Burr 5034 603
20Aug1928 North End Savings Bank Martha Cogan 5032 267
03Aug1928 Willard C. Lyman and Clara Frost Lyman (foreclosure of mortgage given by Willard C. Lyman and Clara Frost Lyman and assumed by subsequently owners) North End Savings Bank 5026 381
31Aug1926 Clara Frost Lyman Harris Leshefsky 4833 113
05Feb1925 Arthur M. Jones and Eleanor H. Jones Clara Frost Lyman 4652 294
16Oct1905 Helen A. Stevens Mary L. Jones, wife of Charles W. Jones 3078 125
26Oct1887 Asa H. Caton (lot with 24 foot frontage and dwelling house) Helen A. Stevens, wife of Horace H. Stevens 1795 545
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
01Jul1886 John H. Sturgis (lot with 96 foot frontage) Asa H. Caton 1732 210
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
24Jan1880 George H. Braman (lot with 16 foot 9 inch frontage) John H. Sturgis 1483 243
24Jan1880 Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Henry M. Whitney, trustees (lot with 375 foot frontage on Beacon and 112 foot frontage on West Chester Park) John H. Sturgis 1483 241
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 Amity B. Davies, Charles H. Davies, Ella J. Davies, Grenville T. W. Braman, and Susie A. Braman, being the heirs at law and all parties interested in the estate of Daniel Davies (lot with 16 foot 9 inch frontage) George H. Braman 1449 10
01Feb1879 Chester M. Dawes (irregular lot with 13.55 foot frontage on alley) Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, Henry M. Whitney, trustees 1449 7
01Feb1879 Amity B. Davies, Charles H. Davies, Ella J. Davies, Grenville T. W. Braman, and Susie A. Braman, being the heirs at law and all parties interested in the estate of Daniel Davies (irregular lot with 13.55 foot on alley) Chester M. Dawes 1449 6
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
01Mar1872 Boston Water Power Company (lot with 371.48 foot frontage on Beacon and 224.22 frontage on alley) Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Frank W. Andrews, trustees 1095 1
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 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