Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


320A Plaza Road North1

     The census does not give unit letters, so with no continuing occupants, it is not possible to determine, whether Mr Bayles in the 1930 census occupied 320A or 320B.2 The occupants of 320A Plaza Road North were
     in 1930: Fearing Bayles3
     in 1935-9: Roy Pilling4,5,6
     and in 1941: Randall A Kezar7
     in 1931-3 it was listed as vacant.1,8

Fearing Bayles was born in 1902 in New York.3 He married Myrtle in 1925.3 Fearing Bayles appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 320 Plaza Road North, with Myrtle as wife, and their children Barbara and Joanne.3 The monthly rent was $54.-.3 Fearing Bayles was a partner in a textile trademarking firm.3 He did not own a radio in 1930.3 Fearing and Myrtle moved before 1931 away from Radburn, as there was no entry in the directory.1

Roy Pilling married Jessie.4 Roy Pilling was a clerk in New York. His wife was in 1935 an office secretary in Paterson.4 Roy Pilling moved before 1941 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.7

Randall A Kezar married Margaret.9 Randall A Kezar died in 1954.9 Randall A Kezar was a salesman, later an instructor in Caldwell.7,10 Before coming to Radburn Randall and Margaret lived in Brooklyn.9 Randall and Margaret moved in 1945 to Williamstown, Massachussetts, (but were still listed in the 1946 directory).9,10

  1. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312.
  3. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 4A (152), line 1-4.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  8. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  9. [S23] Obituary, online <http://www.seacoastonline.com/2003news/exeter/11142003/obituari/60708.htm>.
  10. [S27] City Directory, 1946.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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