Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


13 Burlington Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 13 Burlington Place were
     in 1930-1: J Alan Fletcher2,3
     in 1933-5: Edward C Willcox4,5
     and in 1937-41: John M Aherne.6,7,8

New York Times, 17 May 1930
     the City Housing Corporation sold a one-family house at 13 Burlington Place in Radburn to J Alan Fletcher of Ridgewood.9

J Alan Fletcher was born in 1891 in New York.2 He married Mildred H in 1916.2 J Alan Fletcher appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 13 Burlington Place, with Mildred H as wife, and their children Hugh A and Gloria.2 The value of the house was $12,800.2 Allan Fletcher was a writer for an advertising agency, and in 1931 a salesman in New York.2,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Allan Fletcher moved before 1933 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.4

Edward C Willcox married James N [sic].4 Edward C Willcox was a salesman.4 Edward C Willcox moved before 1937 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.6

John M Aherne married Gertrude S.5 John M Aherne was a lawyer in New York.5

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2B (150), line 80-83.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  8. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  9. [S22] NY Times, May 17, 1930. pg. 35.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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