Index to Deeds: 52 Commonwealth (Demolished)

The following is an index to property transfer deeds recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase until the building’s demolition in 1925.  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.

For transactions related to the successor building, see separate index for 50 Commonwealth.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
31Aug1925 Mary S. Sharp, wife of Arthur R. Sharp (second recording of confirmatory deed and release) William B. Cohen and Edward Watchmaker trustees, Commonwealth-Berkeley Associates 4806 225
31Aug1925 Mary S. Sharp, wife of Arthur R. Sharp (confirmatory deed and release) William B. Cohen and Edward Watchmaker trustees, Commonwealth-Berkeley Associates 4718 249
31Aug1925 John P. Wright Edward Watchmaker and William B. Cohen, trustees, Commonwealth-Berkeley Associates 4718 248
31Aug1925 Mary S. Sharp, wife of Arthur R. Sharp, in her own right (confirmatory deed) William B. Cohen and Edward Watchmaker, trustees, Commonwealth Berkeley Associates 4718 249
15Aug1925 Mary S. Sharp John P. Wright 4714 262
11Jul1906 George M. Nowell and Anna Lee Ames Nowell, his wife, in her own right Mary S. Sharp, wife of Arthur R. Sharp 3141 468
15Jun1905 William A. L. Bazeley and Margaret C. Bazeley, his wife, in her own right Anna Lee Ames Nowell, wife of George M  Nowell 3050 450
09Jun1905 Joseph E. Stevens and Arthur W. Stevens, executors under the will of Joseph C. Stevens Margaret C. Bazeley, wife of William A. L. Bazeley 3050 449
26Mar1902 Charles Thorndike and Francis C. Welch, trustees under the will of Edward I. Browne; and Francis C. Welch, executor under the will of Harriet Tilden Browne Joseph C. Stevens 2815 348
01Oct1872 Edward Ingersoll Browne (5/12th interest subject to life estate of Elizabeth Isabella Browne) Harriet Tilden Browne 1127 215
01Oct1872 Edward Ingersoll Browne (7/12th interest as a life estate subject to life estate of Elizabeth Isabella Browne) Harriet Tilden Browne 1127 215
01Oct1872 Edward Ingersoll Browne (life interest) Elizabeth Isabella Browne
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
22Apr1871 Samuel Frothingham (formerly Samuel Frothingham, Jr.) Edward Ingersoll Browne 1045 21
17Jan1866 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Samuel Frothingham, Jr. 872 124