Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


11 Bancroft Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 11 Bancroft Place were
     in 1931: Phillip Morris2
     in 1933: John C Jackson3
     in 1935: Earl Davidson4
     in 1937: John E. Catlin5
     and in 1939-41: Sidney B Ingram.6,7

New York Times, 5 June 1930
     The City Housing Corporation sold a one-family house at 11 Bancroft Place, Radburn to Philip Morris formerly of Far Rockaway, Queens.8

Phillip Morris was born in 1889 in Maryland.9 He married Jeanette W in 1915.2,9 Phillip Morris was a (silk) salesman.2,9 Phillip Morris and Jeanette W Morris moved before 1933 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.3

John C Jackson married Lucille W.2 John C Jackson was a civil engineer in Jersey City.2 John C Jackson moved before 1933 from 330A Plaza Road North to 11 Bancroft Place.3 He moved before 1935 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.4

Earl Davidson was born in 1902 in New York.10 He married Julia A in 1929.3,10 Earl Davidson was a salesman (hosiery).3,10 Earl Davidson and Julia A Davidson moved before 1935 from 24B Townley Road to 11 Bancroft Place, then before 1937 to 11 Burlington Place, and before 1939 to 8 Audubon Place.4,5,6

Sidney B Ingram married Thelma V. or K.4,5 Sidney B Ingram was an electrical engineer, and later a physicist in New York.4,6

  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, Jun 5, 1930. pg. 50.
  9. [S12] Federal Census: 1930. T626, Roll 1603, page 226, line 25-26 (ED 433).
  10. [S12] Federal Census: 1930. T626, Roll 1580, pg 128, ED 1125, line 33-34.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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