Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


201-C34 Abbott Road1
b. 1929

     201-C34 Abbott Road was designated (112/131) Abbott Court North in the census, for the order of visitation (house/family), as no unit numbers were used.2 The occupants of 201-C34 Abbott Road were
     in 1930-1: Henry Wright2,1
     and in 1933-41: Virginia D Coyle.3,4,5,6,7

Henry Wright was born in 1878 in Kansas.2 He married Eleanor in 1903.2 Henry Wright appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 201-C34 Abbott Road, with Eleanor as wife, and their children Elliot F and Marion.2 The monthly rent was $78.-.2 Henry Wright was an architect (city-planning) at 115 (212) Plaza Road North in Radburn.2,1 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Elliot F Wright was a mechanical engineer.2 Henry Wright and Eleanor Wright moved before 1933 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.3 A photo of Henry Wright and of his parents Francis Alfred Wright and Mary Huldah Chace can be seen at http://www.chace.demon.nl/Chace_Family_Photos.html near the bottom of the page.

No occupation was listed for Virginia D Coyle.3

  1. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 5A (153), line 20-23.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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