Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


5 Berkeley Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 5 Berkeley Place were
     in 1930: Olive E Clark2
     in 1933: Roy S Middlemas3
     in 1935-39: E Harvey Jube4,5,6
     and in 1941: Walter A. West7
     In 1931 it was not listed.8

New York Times, 17 May 1930
     The City Housing Corporation sold a one-family house at 5 Berkeley Place in Radburn to Olive E Clark of Ridgewood.9

Olive E Clark was born in 1886 in Illinois.2 Olive E Clark was a widow.2 Olive E Clark appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 5 Berkeley Place with her child Robert R.2 The value of the house was $7,900.2 She owned a radio in 1930.2
Robert R Clark was born in 1911 in New York.2 Robert R Clark was a newspaper reporter.2 Olive E Clark and Robert R Clark moved before 1933 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.8,3

Roy S Middlemas was born in 1892 in England.10 He married Aimee in 1918.8,10 Roy S Middlemas was a mechanical engineer in New York.8,10 Roy S Middlemas and Aimee Middlemas moved before 1933 from 201-C24 Abbott Road to 5 Berkeley Place.3 They moved before 1935 to New York.4

E Harvey Jube married Eva M.4 E Harvey Jube was a clerk in Newark.4 Harvey Jube moved before 1941 from 5 Berkeley Place to 3 Beekman Place.

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 3B (151), line 68-69.
  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, May 17, 1930. pg. 35.
  10. [S12] Federal Census: 1930. T626, Roll 1577, page 175, line 89-91 (ED 1035).


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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