Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


11A Berkeley Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 11A Berkeley Place were
     in 1930-3: George Hughes2,3,4
     in 1933: Howard C Deckard4
     and in 1937-41: Robert J Wood5,6,7
     In 1935 it was listed as vacant.8
In de census and in 1931 it was numbered #13.9,3

George Hughes was born in 1891 in England.2 He married Mary in 1919.2 George Hughes appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 13 Berkeley Place, with Mary as wife, and their children George R and Mildred.2 The value of the house was $14,500.2 George Hughes was a tile contractor.2 He owned a radio in 1930.2 George Hughes was a Veteran of the World War.2 George Hughes and Mary Hughes moved before 1933 to Fair Lawn.4

Howard C Deckard married Berenice H.4 Howard C Deckard was a plant manager in Rutherford, New Jersey.4 Howard had probably at least one daughter, Betty J, who in 1935 is listed with them.8 Howard C Deckard moved before 1935 to Detroit, Michigan.8

Robert J Wood married Marie A.10 Robert J Wood was a manager in Jersey City.10

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2A (150), line 18-21.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  8. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  9. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312.
  10. [S27] City Directory, 1946.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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