Middlesex Registry of Deeds, Book 2525/511, Jan. 5, 1897, Lamson
to Sears. See Plans, Vol.101/47 for Plan of Lamson Estate, Dec. 1896.
Sears bought a 41.2 acre piece and a 5.44 acre parcel.
Middlesex Registry of Deeds (South District), Plan Book 107, Plan 16 (November 22, 1897)
Everett (21 Hill Top) Book 2613/526, Nov.26, 1897, Lot F (Sears to
Everett), tax records show house valued at $2000, first listed in tax
records in 1899.
Thorndike (42 Hill Top) Book 2636/286 and 2692/384 (lots N &
P). Sold in May, 1913 to Nannie R. Rice (3791/555) Lot D purchased
April, 1900 (2812/424) and sold to Jos A. and Mary A. Quinn in May, 1922
Palmer (26 Pigeon Hill Rd) Sears to Palmer, Lot A, May 6, 1899,
2733/577; mortgage taken out in Sept., 1901 indicates that by that time
there was a house on the property (2917/475)
Clarke (45 Hill Top Road) Sears to Clarke, Oct. 1902 , Lot I,
3004/293; also Lot H and parts of G and J, July, 1909, 3459/275.
Russell (20 Pigeon Hill Road) Sears to Russell, Lot B, April 3,
1900, Book 2818/279. We know the house had been built by Sept, 1901,
when he took out a mortgage with C.H.Fiske for the land with the
buildings thereon. (2918/378)
Jenney (44 Hill Top Road) Sears to Jenney, Nov 9, 1897, Lots L and
M, Book 2609/33. See also 3267/355 and 3710/211 and sale of house to
Arthur H. Morse in July, 1919, Book 4273/443. (46 Hill Top Road) Jenney
to Geo. A. and Eleanor W. Furness, June, 1926, 4984/599, Lot L with
buildings thereon. Date of 1919 is listed in assessors records and
corresponds with the sale date of Lot M, which included the original
Stimpson . Sears to Stimpson, Book 2879/216, Lot G, March, 1901.
See also 5899/21, mortgage from Mary E. Stimpson to Charles H. Stimpson
Jr. and wife Emily, June, 1935.
Norman Newton, Design on the Land: The Development of Landscape Architecture(Harvard University Press, 1971.)
Town of Weston tax records and directories.
[Added 2011] Farm Town to Suburb: The History and Architecture of Weston, Massachusetts, 1830-1980 by Pamela W. Fox (2002) p. 312.