17 Bancroft Place1

b. 1929
     The occupants of 17 Bancroft Place were
     in 1931-3: Burton L Rain and William H Rain2,3
     in 1935: Frank D Cramer4
     in 1937-41: Charles M Aldrich.5,6,7

New York Times, 26 March 1930
     The City Housing Corporation sold the one-family house at 17 Bancroft Place, Radburn, New Jersey to Burton L Rain of 131 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn.8

Burton L Rain married Florence W.2 Burton L Rain was a salesman.2
Mrs Florence Rain is the daughter of Henry Wittich, for many years in charge of the Tiffany Studio’s. Henry died 9 Dec 1933 at age 62. His wife was the former Lena Kamp.9

William H Rain married Georgiana.4 Burton L Rain and William H Rain moved before 1935 to Brooklyn, New York.4

Frank D Cramer married Margaret A.4 Frank D Cramer was a telephone insulator in Paterson.4

Charles M Aldrich married Jean.3 Charles M Aldrich was a salesman.3


  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  8. [S22] NY Times, Mar 26, 1930. pg. 49.
  9. [S22] NY Times, Dec 10, 1933. p. N8.