Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


201-B22 Abbott Road1
b. 1929

     201-B22 Abbott Road was designated (112/149) Abbott Court North in the census, for the order of visitation (house/family), as no unit numbers were used.2 The occupants of 201-B22 Abbott Road were
     in 1930-1: Charles B Huffman2,1
     in 1933: Harry A Herbert3
     and in 1937-41: Mrs. M. R. Bannister4,5,6
     It was vacant in 1935.7

Charles B Huffman was born in 1898 in New Jersey.2 He married Frances in 1924.2 Charles B Huffman died before 1939.5 Charles Huffman appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 201-B22 Abbott Road, with Frances as wife, and their child Charles.2 The monthly rent was $63.-.2 Charles B Huffman was a stocks and bond broker, in 1931 a clerk, and in 1935 an auditor in New York.2,1,7 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Charles Huffman was a Veteran of the World War.2 Charles B Huffman and Frances Huffman moved before 1935 from 201-B22 Abbott Road to 9 Aberdeen Place, then Frances moved before 1939 to 342A Plaza Road North, and before 1939 to 201-C21 Abbott Road.7

Harry A Herbert married Margaret C.3 Harry was the vice-president, and Margaret the president/treasurer of The Herbert Company Inc at 123 Plaza Road N.3 Harry A Herbert and Margaret C Herbert moved before 1933 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.3

  1. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 5B (153), line 65-67.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  5. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  6. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  7. [S7] 1935 Directory.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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