Index to Deeds and Registered Land Records: 7-9 Massachusetts / 504 Beacon

The following is an index to Land Court certificates of title and pproperty transfer deeds and building restriction agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase through December 15, 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.

Certificates of Title
Date of Certificate Owner Certificate Document Book Page
06Jun2012 Five Hundred Four Beacon LLC 129145 804442 641 148
10May1971 Michael B. Moskow 81605 302968 404 5
10May1971 Frank G. DiPietro 81604 302966 404 4
18Jun1957 Michael B. Moskow; Marina M. Kaufman; Michael B. Moskow, trustee under a deed of trust for the benefit of Jeremy I. Moskow; and Marina M. Kaufman, trustee under a deed of trust for the benefit of Wendy Moskow; all partners doing business as Charles Riverside Co. 62467 229186 308 67
18Jun1957 Laser Frank 62466 229183 308 66
07Apr1941 Niles Management, Inc. 40347 197 147
30Sep1940 Eva Matthews 39729 194 129
18Apr1936 Charlestown Five Cents Savings Bank 34920 170 120
18Mar1932 Ray C. Johnson 30277 147 77
08Jan1932 Charlestown Five Cents Savings Bank (foreclosure of mortgage by William P. Natale assumed by subsequent owners) 30044 146 44
08Jan1932 Walter O. Spofford 30043 146 43
21Jul1930 Gordon Dexter 27880 135 80
Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
21Jul1930 Notice by Land Court of granting of petition Gordon Dexter Gordon Dexter 5197 300
31May1929 Gordon Dexter (notice of petition filed with the Land Court to register 504 Beacon/7-9 Massachusetts Avenue) Gordon Dexter 5104 545
31May1914 William P. Natale Gordon Dexter 3813 225
21May1914 John D. Long William P. Natale 3813 221
25Oct1911 William E. Barrows John D. Long 3582 465
25Oct1911 Gamaliel Bradford, Jr., executor of the will of Gamaliel Bradford William E. Barrows 3582 461
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
01Mar1889 Edmund D. Barbour (lot with 24 foot frontage) Gamaliel Bradford 1869 159
30Mar1888 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation (lot at NW corner of Beacon and West Chester Park with 34.36 foot frontage on Beacon) Gamaliel Bradford 1815 328
02Jun1887 Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation (lot with 24 foot frontage) Edmund D. Barbour 1775 36
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