Index to Deeds: 457 Beacon

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and building restriction agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase until 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.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
23Mar1981 John V. O’Neil, trustee, 457 Beacon Street Realty Trust 457 Beacon Street Condominium 9721 89
25Aug1980 John V. O’Neil John V. O’Neil, trustee, 457 Beacon Street Realty Trust 9513 105
28Sep1979 Anthony Wine and Shirley Wine, individually and as trustees. Belle Realty Trust John V. O’Neil 9274 68
12May1972 Thomas Spiro, trustee, Philmark Investment Trust Anthony Wine and Shirley Wine, trustees, Belle Realty Trust 8533 631
14Dec1960 Sally R. Claghorn Thomas Spiro, trustee, Philmark Investment Trust 7528 18
11Mar1957 Horace U. Ransom Sally R. Claghorn 7223 488
14Jan1944 Henry A. Burnham and Richard D. Burnham Horace U. Ransom 6076 526
04May1942 Ray C. Johnson Henry A. Burnham and Richard D. Burnham 5982 390
04May1942 Franklin Savings Bank of the City of Boston Ray C. Johnson 5982 389
28Apr1942 Winfield C. Towne Franklin Savings Bank of the City of Boston 5982 319
10Sep1931 Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company and Nathaniel F. Ayer, trustees under the will of John W. Farwell Winfield C. Towne 5280 330
20May1893 James G. Freeman and Caroline S. Freeman, his wife, in her own right John W. Farwell 2131 446
10Apr1890 James B. Case Caroline S. Freeman, wife of James G. Freeman 1929 50
06Dec1888 Albion B. Turner and Mary A. Turner, his wife, in her own right James B. Case 1852 339
07Dec1887 Asa H. Caton (lot with 24 foot frontage and dwelling house) Mary A. Turner, wife of Albion B. Turner 1802 235
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 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 foot 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