7 Allen Place1

The occupants of 7 Allen Place were:

#1. William M. Oliver (from 1929 to 1931).
The value of the house in 1930 was $9,500.2

The New York Times, 23 June 1929, pg. RE1.
     William M. Oliver of Clifton was among the early settlers of Radburn.3

William M. Oliver was born in 1887 in England.2 William M. Oliver married Sarah P. in 1914.2 William M. Oliver appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 7 Allen Place, with Sarah P. as wife.2 William M. Oliver was an assistant supervisor (insurance) in Passaic.2,4 He did not own a radio in 1930.2 Sarah was born in 1897 in New Jersey.2

#2. Wainwright Holt (from 1933 to 1946).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $63.5

Wainwright Holt was born in 1899 in New Jersey.5 Wainwright Holt married Alice.6,5 Wainwright Holt was a (bank) clerk in New York.6,7,5 Alice was born in 1900 in New Jersey.5 Wainwright and Alice had 2 sons: Wainwright Jr. and Bruce R.5 Wainwright was born in 1928 in New Jersey.5 Bruce was born in 1932 in New Jersey.5


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 1B (149), line 98-99.
  3. [S22] NY Times, Jun 23, 1929. pg. RE1.
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 9A (1313), line 30-33.
  6. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  7. [S7] 1935 Directory.