Index to Deeds and Registered Land Records: 232 Commonwealth

The following is an index to Land Court certificates of title, property transfer deeds, and party wall and building restriction agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase to conversion of the building into condominiums. 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.

Certificates of Title
Date of Certificate Owner Certificate Document Book Page
24Dec1975 232 Commonwealth Condominium C-6 326707 6 0
02Jul1975 John M. Nelson, IV, Daniel M. O’Reilly, and John R. Wise, trustees, 232 Commonwealth Avenue Associates Trust 86828 324301 430 28
23May1975 Daniel M. O’Reilly and John M. Nelson, IV 86705 323760 429 105
29Dec1961 Chamberlayne School and Chamberlayne Junior College 68969 252216 340 169
12May1961 21 Commonwealth Avenue, Inc. 67969 248506 335 169
09Sep1958 Thelma B. Hatch and Cora Dounelis, trustees, The Two Thirty Two Realty Trust 64160 235100 316 160
29Aug1958 S. Clifford S. Clifford 64128 234974 316 128
16Dec1957 John Pepper and Margaret Pepper, husband and wife 63201 231659 312 1
13May1953 William F. Powers and Grace M. Powers, husband and wife 56436 206485 278 36
08Oct1952 George Swartz and Beatrice H. Swartz, husband and wife; and Benjamin Lipsky and Augusta Lipsky, husband and wife 55593 203575 273 193
20Nov1930 Eleanor Kellogg, wife of Harold Field Kellogg 28389

 

137 189
20Nov1930 Harold Field Kellogg 28388 137 188
12Sep1912 Caroline J. Shea 4735 19 135
Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
03Jun1912 Israel A. Ratshesky Caroline J. Shea 3636 381
16Mar1897 George E. Hale, guardian of Gordon Hale, minor (release) Israel A. Ratshesky 2430 552
06Mar1897 George N. Seely and Sarah Seely (release) Israel A. Ratshesky 2430 550
06Mar1897 Alexander William Seely; Thomas Patton and Georgiana Elizabeth Patton, his wife, in her own right; Charles Frederick Gorham and Leonora Caroline M. Gorham, his wife and only child and sole heir at law of Richard Seely, in her own right; and J. Frederick Seely (release) Israel A. Ratshesky 2430 546
06Mar1897 George E. Hale and Alfred D. Foster, surviving trustees under the will of George L. Randidge Israel A. Ratshesky 2430 545
16Feb1886 Austin A. Wheelock and Fannie Smart Wheelock, his wife, in her own right George L. Randridge 1712 189
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
20Mar1880 George Wheatland, Jr. (lot with 20 foot frontage) Fannie Smart Wheelock, wife of Austin A. Wheelock 1486 309
20Mar1880 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (lot with 20 foot frontage) George Wheatland, Jr. 1486 306
28Jun1878 William O. Grover (foreclosure of mortgage by Nathan Matthews to Thomas Upham, assigned to William Grover) (lot with 338 foot frontage, running west from the land of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) National Bank of Commerce of Boston 1427 49
18May1876 Nathan Matthews (lot with 358.75 foot frontage, running west from the land of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) National Bank of Commerce of Boston 1329 62
19Nov1875 Harvey N. Shepard Nathan Matthews 1303 207
19Nov1875 Nathan Matthews, Henry D. Hyde, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees Harvey N. Shepard 1303 157
16Oct1873 Harvey N. Shepard Nathan Matthews, Henry D. Hyde, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1182 271
16Oct1873 Nathan Matthews Harvey N. Shepard 1182 270
30May1873 David N. Skillings, trustee of an indenture between David N. Skillings, Charles Whitney, David Whitney, Jr., and Lawrence Barnes Nathan Matthews 1163 259
08Feb1871 Nathan Matthews David N. Skillings, trustee 1034 85
08Feb1871 Franklin Haven Nathan Matthews 1034 56
02Jan1871 Nathan Matthews Franklin Haven 1029 239
02Jan1871 David Sears, Jr., Frederick R. Sears, and Knyvet Sears Nathan Matthews 1029 233
Party Wall Stipulations in land transfer deeds governing wall between 230 Commonwealth and 232 Commonwealth
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
16Apr1880 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (seller of land at 230 Commonwealth) George Wheatland, Jr. (purchaser of land at 230 Commonwealth) 1489 449
20Mar1880 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (seller of lot at 232 Commonwealth) George Wheatland, Jr. (purchaser of lot at 232 Commonwealth) 1486 306
Party Wall Stipulations in land transfer deeds governing wall between 232 Commonwealth and 234 Commonwealth
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
14Apr1880 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (seller of lot at 234 Commonwealth) Emma Frances Perkins, wife of Aaron W. Perkins (purchaser of lot at 234 Commonwealth) 1489 161
20Mar1880 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (seller of lot at 232 Commonwealth) George Wheatland, Jr. (purchaser of lot at 232 Commonwealth) 1486 306
 
Building Restriction Agreement
Date Parties to the Agreement Book Page
12Jun1876 Owners of property on Commonwealth and Newbury between the land of the Commonwealth on the east, and Gloucester Street on the west: Susie A. Braman, Charles H. Mann, George B. Hyde, Asa P. Potter, N. Matthews, National Bank of Commerce, George H. Braman, Boylston National Bank of Boston, D. J. Potter 1330 300