Index to Deeds: 525 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 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
11Sep1998 Christopher R. Yens, trustee, 525 Beacon Realty Trust, and executor of the will of Robert C. Yens Row House Properties, Inc. 22891 292
21Jun1995 David C. Elia, trustee, 525 Beacon Realty Trust (dated 3Oct1986) Robert C. Yens and Estah L. Yens, trustees, 525 Beacon Realty Trust (dated 21Jun1995) 19885 62
03Oct1986 Dale Koppel, trustee, 525 Beacon Street Realty Trust Wayne Siegel and John Elia, trustees, 525 Beacon Realty Trust 12933 129
28Jul1986 J. Linzee Coolidge Dale Koppel, trustee, 525 Beacon Street Realty Trust 12712 102
01Jul1968 John Lecoq J. Linzee Coolidge 8212 314
10Jun1966 John C. Perry and Mabel C. Perry John M. Lecoq 8047 253
03Jan1964 John C. Perry John C. Perry and Mabel C. Perry (one-half undivided interest each) 7810 317
03Jan1964 Aldo Garda and Robert Rusconi John C. Perry 7810 311
15Aug1961 Ada J. Horgan Aldo Garda and Robert Rusconi (one-half undivided interest each) 7581 401
08Feb1961 Herbert A. Horgan, Jr., successor trustee, 525 Beacon Trust Ada J. Horgan 7581 400
26Oct1949 Ellwood B. Allen and Eva H. Allen, husband and wife Herbert A. Horgan, trustee, 525 Beacon Trust 6556 481
19Mar1948 David Lilly Ellwood B. Allen and Eva H. Allen, husband and wife 6414 118
30Dec1946 Helen E. Baader, trustee, Early Realty Trust David Lilly 6296 512
29Apr1942 Wallace R. Marden Helen E. Baader, trustee, Early Realty Trust 5982 241
25Jun1941 Hazel E. Maclary, trustee, Small Realty Trust Wallace R. Marden 5930 583
24Jun1941 Old Colony Trust Company and George w. Haussermann, successor trustees under the will of Harriet S. Winslow Hazel E. Maclary, trustee, Small Realty Trust 5929 579
09May1916 Richard Mortimer, Jr. William C. Winslow and Henry P. Binney, trustees under the will of Harriet S. Winslow 3956 256
09May1916 Henry P. Binney, successor trustee under marriage settlement trust between Harriet S. Hayward, Samuel Shaw, and William C. Winslow dated 15Jun1867 (three-fourths undivided interest); and William C. Winslow (one-fourth undivided interest) Richard Mortimer, Jr., to the use of William C. Winslow and Henry P. Binney, trustees under the will of Harriet S. Winslow 3956 253
08Feb1888 N. Henry Chadwick and Oscar L. Stillings (lot with 22 foot frontage and dwelling house) Samuel S. Shaw, trustee under marriage settlement trust between Harriet S. Hayward, Samuel Shaw, and William C. Winslow dated 15Jun1867 1809 31
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
10Mar1887 Francis A. Osborn and Grenville T. W. Braman, a majority of the trustees of the Commonwealth Avenue Lands, Francis W. Palfrey, the remaining trustee, being absent from Massachusetts (lot with 245.71 foot frontage on Beacon) N. Henry Chadwick and Oscar L. Stillings 1763 11
01Jun1880 Dwight Foster, Gilman Collamore, and George F. Richardson, trustees under a bond indenture with the Boston Water Power Company dated 1Jun1874 (release) Francis A. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1495 6
01Jun1880 Boston Water Power Company Francis A. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1495 9
Building restriction agreement by the owners of all land on the south side of Beacon between West Chester Park (Massachusetts Avenue) and Ipswich (Charlesgate East) requiring all buildings be set back 10 feet from the line of Beacon Street.  Steps, windows, porticos, and other usual projections are allowed within this reserved space, provided that that (a) projections of any kind other than door steps and balustrades connected therewith and roof cornices may extend no more than five feet into the reserved space, and (b) bays and bows are permitted in the reserved space subject to dimensional limitation set forth in the agreement.
Date Parties Book Page
01Feb1887 Henry Lee, H. H. Hunnewell, Augustus Lowell, Louis Curtis, Francis A. Osborn, G. T. W. Braman, and trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands 1762 7
Agreement by the owners of land on Beacon and Marlborough between West Chester Park (Massachusetts Avenue) and Ipswich Street (Charlesgate East) (1) providing for a sixteen foot wide passageway between the lots on Beacon and the lots on Marlborough to a point about 452 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue and then turning south to connect with Marlborough; and (2) establishing a setback requirement for a portion of the north side of Marlborough, specifically requiring that (a) buildings on lots located between Massachusetts Avenue and 125 feet west thereof must be set back 10 feet from Marlborough, and (b) buildings located on lots between 125 feet and 323.66 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue must be set back by a line that is 10 feet north of Marlborough on the east (at a point 125 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue) and 5 feet north of Marlborough on the west (at a point 323.33 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue); and further providing that that steps, porticos, and other usual projections appurtenant to the front wall of a building are permitted in the reserved space, and bays and bows are permitted in the reserved space subject to dimensional limitations.
Date Party One Party Two Party Three Book Page
10Jun1885 Francis W. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees (owners of lot running from Charlesgate East to a point on Beacon 200 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue and to a point on Marlborough 323.66 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue) Henry M. Whitney (owner of lot with 75 foot frontage on Beacon and 198.66 feet on Marlborough) Henry Lee, H. Hollis Hunnewell, and Augustus Lowell (owners of lot with 125 foot frontage on Beacon and Marlborough) 1685 433