15 Berkeley Place1

The occupants of 15 Berkeley Place were:

#1. John R. Roscow (from 1930 to 1931).
The value of the house in 1930 was $10,000.2

John R. Roscow was born in 1904 in New Jersey.2 John R. Roscow married Helen E. in 1929.2,3 John R. Roscow appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 15 Berkeley Place, with Helen E. as wife.2 John R. Roscow was in 1930 a manager in a silk factory, and in 1931 a superintendant in Paterson.2,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Helen was born in 1906 in New Jersey.2 John and Helen were listed in 1930-1 at 15 Berkeley Place, and in 1933 as removed to Paterson

#2. Charles F. Mayes.

The New York Times, 2 July 1931, pg. 50.
     The City Housing Corporation sold a house at 15 Berkeley Place, Radburn to Charles F. Mayes of Elizabeth.4
Charles is never listed in the directories.

#3. George G. Skelton (from 1933 to 1946).
The value of the house in 1940 was $8,400.5

The New York Times, 31 January 1932, pg. RE1.
     The City Housing Corporation sold a house in Radburn to George G. Skelton.6

George G. Skelton was born in 1897 in New York.5 George G. Skelton married Blanche J.7,5 George G. Skelton was a salesman. In the 1940 census he is listed as a clerk (office equipment).7,5 Blanche was born in 1899 in New York.5


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 2A (150), line 22-23.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S22] NY Times, Jul 2, 1931. pg. 50.
  5. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 66A (1322), line 11-12.
  6. [S22] NY Times, Jan 31, 1932. pg. RE1.
  7. [S6] 1933 Directory.