Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


1 Ashburn Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 1 Ashburn Place were
     in 1930: William D Wilson2
     in 1931: the Radburn Nursery School3
     and in 1935-41: Theodore K Ferry4,5,6,7
     In 1933 it was listed as vacant.8

William D Wilson was born in 1907 in West Virginia.2 William D Wilson appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 1 Ashburn Place.2 The monthly rent was $25.-.2 William D Wilson was the recreation director for a land company.2 He did not own a radio in 1930.2 William D Wilson moved before 1931 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.3 The Radburn Nursery School was no longer listed in 1933.4

Theodore K Ferry married Judith P.8 Theodore K Ferry was a sales manager in New York.8 Theodore K Ferry moved before 1935 from 4 Aberdeen Place to 1 Ashburn Place.4

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 5B (153), line 99.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  8. [S6] 1933 Directory.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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