Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


8 Allen Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 8 Allen Place were
     in 1930: Frederick Veile2
     in 1933: Frederick G Kerr3
     and in 1935-41: J Stuart Blundell4,5,6,7
     It was listed as vacant in 1931.8

New York Times, 23 June 1929
Frederick Veile, the occupant of 8 Allen Place is mentioned among the early settlers of Radburn.9

Frederick Veile was born in 1903 in Pennsylvania.2 Frederick Veile appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 8 Allen Place, with Kathleen as wife. Enumerated with him was Teresa Mitt, servant.2 The value of the house was $9,800.2 Frederick Veile was an insurance broker in New York.2,8 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Before coming to Radburn Frederick lived in Hackensack.9 Frederick Veile moved before 1931 from 8 Allen Place to 2 Randolph Terrace, and before 1937 to 10 Ashburn Place.8

New York Times, 27 May 1931
     The City Housing Corporation sold a house at 8 Allen Place, Radburn to Frederick G Kerr of Ridgewood.10
Frederick G Kerr married Laurette G.3 No occupation was listed for Frederick G Kerr.3 Frederick G Kerr moved before 1935 to New York City.4

New York Times, 28 January 1934
     A house at 8 Allen Place, Radburn, New Jersey was purchased by J Stuart Blundell.11
J Stuart Blundell married Florence G.8 J Stuart was a salesman.8 J Stuart Blundell moved before 1935 from 5 Burnham Place to 8 Allen Place.4

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2A (150), line 41-43.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  8. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  9. [S22] NY Times, Jun 23, 1929. pg. RE1.
  10. [S22] NY Times, May 27, 1931. pg. 53.
  11. [S22] NY Times, Jan 28, 1934. pg. RE2.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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