Index to Deeds: 512 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, 2015.  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
26Oct1976 George T. Rohrbough (27 percent undivided interest) Trustees of Boston University 8912 233
26Oct1976 Charles W. Smith and Patricia A. Doyle, trustees, 512 Realty Trust (73 percent undivided interest) Trustees of Boston University 8912 231
26Oct1976 Robert C. Nordblom, Rodger P. Nordblom, Albert V. Danielsen, Jessie B. Danielsen, Russell J. Fogelin, and Frederick B. Grant, trustees, Maryland Buildings Trust (73 percent undivided interest) Charles W. Smith and Patricia A. Doyle, trustees, 512 Realty Trust 8912 229
26Oct1976 Robert C. Nordblom, Rodger P. Nordblom, Albert V. Danielsen, Jessie B. Danielsen, Russell J. Fogelin, and Frederick B. Grant, trustees, Maryland Buildings Trust (27 percent undivided interest) George I. Rohrbough 8912 219
30Jun1954 Maryland Apartments, Inc. Robert C. Nordblum, Rodger P. Nordblum, Albert V. Danielsen, and Jessie B. Danielsen, trustees, Maryland Buildings Trust 6970 301
29Dec1942 Second National Bank of Boston, successor trustee under an indenture of mortgage from 512 Beacon Street, Inc. to The Continental Bank & Trust Co., trustee (foreclosure of mortgage) Maryland Apartments, Inc. 6021 226
19May1932 Barton Corneau, successor trustee under an indenture of mortgage from Maryland Apartments, Inc., 15Dec1924 (foreclosure of mortgage to Maryland Apartments, Inc., assumed by subsequent owners) 512 Beacon Street, Inc. 5325 523
04Aug1927 Maryland Apartments, Inc. (foreclosure of mortgage given to Boyle-Robertson Construction and assigned by it to Ray F. Emerton, and assigned by him to Clarence L. Tower; mortgage assumed by subsequent owners) Clarence L. Tower 4921 354
08Jul1927 Wayland M. Minot, trustee under indenture of mortgage from Maryland Apartments, Inc., dated 15Dec1924 (surrender of possession and waiver of entry) Maryland Apartments, Inc. 4913 501
02Jun1927 Maryland Apartments, Inc. (evidence of possession) Wayland M. Minot, trustee under indenture of mortgage from Maryland Apartments, Inc., dated 15Dec1924 4910 412
20May1926 (recorded 4Aug1926) William N. Ambler Henry M. Williams and Elliott Henderson, trustees, 512 Beacon Beacon Street Trust 4822 610
27Jul1926 (recorded 4Aug1926) William F. Krayer Henry M. Williams and Elliott Henderson, trustees, 512 Beacon Beacon Street Trust 4822 608
17May1926 Maryland Apartments, Inc. William N. Ambler 4802 183
08Apr1926 Maryland Apartments, Inc. (foreclosure of mortgage given to Charles R. Greco and foreclosed by him) William F. Krayer 4776 326
13Dec1924 Burton C. Hammond (lot with 75 foot frontage, including dwelling house at 512 Beacon and two vacant lots at 514-516 Beacon) Maryland Apartments, Inc. 4633 3
13Dec1924 Sarah Gray Silsbee (lot with 75 foot frontage, including dwelling house at 512 Beacon and two vacant lots at 514-516 Beacon) Burton C. Hammond 4633 2
Transfers of Unimproved Land: Lot with 25 foot frontage (510 Beacon)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
13Dec1924 P. Gerald Ryan (vacant lot with 25 foot frontage) Maryland Apartments, Inc. 4633 1
13Dec1924 Charles C. Wheelwright P. Gerald Ryan 4633 1
09Feb1909 Albert Geiger, Jr. Charles C. Wheelwright 3341 135
15Jan1909 Albert Geiger Albert Geiger, Jr. 3341 134
14Jan1909 Bessie Lincoln Potter, executrix of the will of Solomon Lincoln Albert Geiger 3335 577
02Jun1887 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation Solomon Lincoln 1776 65
Transfers of Unimproved Land: Lot with 25 foot frontage (512 Beacon)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
01Feb1890 Louis Curtis Sarah Gray Silsbee, wife of George S. Silsbee 1919 520
02Jun1887 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation Louis Curtis 1775 390
Transfers of Unimproved Land: Lot with 50 foot frontage (514-516 Beacon)
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
02May1912 Frederick E. Johnston Sarah G. Silsbee 3632 212
08Feb1912 Morris Rudnick Frederick E. Johnston 3607 579
04Nov1911 Thomas H. Shepard and Emily Blanchard Shepard Morris Rudnick 3592 513
28Jul1903 Thomas H. Shepard (one-third undivided interest) Emily B. Shepard 2913 607
02Jul1903 Emma H. Proctor, wife of Thomas E. Proctor Thomas Hill Shepard 2909 87
02Jun1887 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation Emma H. Proctor, wife of Thomas E. Proctor 1776 9
Party Wall Agreement
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
30Jun1893 James B. Ayer and Mary E. F. Ayer, his wife, in her own right (owner of lot at 518 Beacon) Thomas E. Proctor and Emma H. Proctor, his wife, in her own righrt (owner of lot at 516 Beacon) 2149 484
Party wall stipulations in land transfer deed
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
13Dec1924 Charles C. Wheelwright (seller of lot at 510 Beacon) P. Gerald Ryan (purchaser of lot at 510 Beacon) 4633 1
14Jan1909 Bessie Lincoln Potter, executrix of the will of Solomon Lincoln (seller of lot at 510 Beacon) Albert Geiger (purchaser of lot at 510 Beacon) 3335 577
Restriction contained in land transfer deed for the benefit of 512 Beacon specifying that 508 Beacon shall not be used for a lodging house, rooming house, or fraternity house, nor for the sale of food, groceries, or liquor (for consumption on or off the premises), nor for the conduct of a laundry business or use by any branch, affiliate, or agent of a laundry business.
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
09Jul1954 Robert C. Nordblom and Albert V. Danielsen, two of the trustees of the Maryland Buildings Trust (owners of 512 Beacon and sellers of 508 Beacon) Thomas J. Diab (purchaser of 508 Beacon) 6972 553
Building restriction agreement between the owners of 506-532 Beacon, extending to May 1, 1932, previous agreements limiting the depth of main buildings to 90 feet from the north line of Beacon (with bays and other projections limited to extending another 5 feet), and limiting the height of stables and other buildings further north to 12 feet in height.
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
29Mar1912 (recorded 2May1912) Vincent Y. Bowditch (506 Beacon); Charles H. Wheelright (508-510 Beacon); Sarah G. Silsbee (512-514-516 Beacon); Frederick E. Johnston (514-516 Beacon); Mary E. F. Ayer by conservator Nathaniel F. Ayer (518 Beacon); Michael F. Culliney (520-522-524 Beacon). Estate of Oliver Wadsworth (526 Beacon); Harold Williams (528 Beacon); Charles H. Traiser (530 Beacon); Mary E. Kittredge (532 Beacon) 3632 206
Building restriction agreement between the owners of land “on the north side of Beacon Street between West Chester Park and Charlesgate East” limiting until January 1, 1905, the depth of main buildings to 90 feet from the north line of Beacon (with bays and other projections limited to extending another 5 feet), and limiting the height of stables and other ancillary buildings further north to 12 feet in height.
Date Parties Book Page
24Feb1890 Gamaliel Bradford; Leslie M. G. Morison; Thomas Nelson; James R. Chadwick; George B. Shattuck; Emma H. Proctor; Sarah G. Silsbee; George S. Silsbee; Charles P. Putnam; Solomon Lincoln; N. S. Bartlett; William Simes, W. J. Bryant, Mary E. F. Ayer, James B. Ayer, Elizabeth P. Lee, Henry Lee, James E. Proctor, H. B. Perkins, Charles A. Welch, trustee, Louis Curtis,  Massachusetts Hospital Life Insurance Company, and Suffolk Savings Bank for Seamen and Others 1926 637