6 Berkeley Place1

The occupants of 6 Berkeley Place were:

#1. Mildred Radcliffe (1931).

The New York Times, 1 May 1930, pg. 57.
     The City Housing Corporation has sold a dwelling at 6 Berkeley Place, Radburn, New Jersey to Hartley E. Radcliffe of Paterson.2
Hartley Radcliffe married Mildred.3 Hartley Radcliffe was a dealer in iron & steel supplies in Paterson.3,4 Mildred was listed in 1931 at 6 Berkeley Place, and in 1933-9 with Hartley Radcliffe at 6 Allen Place. Mildred Radcliffe was a teacher in Paterson.5,4

#2. John C. VanRiper (from 1933 to 1946).
The value of the house in 1940 was $7,000.6

John C. VanRiper was born in 1902 in New Jersey.6 John C. VanRiper married Isabel S.7,6 John C. VanRiper was an engineer. Later he was listed as a mechanical engineer, and he worked in Paterson.7,4,6 Isabel was born in 1908 in New York.6 John and Isabel had 2 sons: John and Edwin D.6 John was born in 1933 in New Jersey.6 Edwin was born in 1938 in New Jersey.6


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S22] NY Times, May 1, 1930. pg. 57.
  3. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  4. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  5. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  6. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 9B (1313), line 72-75.
  7. [S6] 1933 Directory.