9 Bancroft Place1

The occupants of 9 Bancroft Place were:

#1. Williams A. Yarwood (from 1931 to 1933).

The New York Times, 16 July 1930, pg. 46.
     The City Housing Corporation announced the sale of the house at 9 Bancroft Place, Radburn to Williams A. Yarwood.2
Williams A. Yarwood married A. Beatrice.3 Williams A. Yarwood was a president in New York.3

#2. Garfield Powell (from 1935 to 1944).
     In 1937-39 Rita A. Moore is employed here.
The value of the house in 1940 was $7,800.4

Garfield Powell was born in 1894 in Wales.4 Garfield Powell married Marjorie S.5,4,6 Garfield Powell was a teacher/professor in New York.5,4,6 He is listed as either Garfield or Garrett, and sometimes the name in the numerical directory is Garrett and in the alphabetical directory it is Garfield. Marjorie was born in 1893 in New Jersey.4 Garfield and Marjorie had 2 sons: Garfield Jr. and Victor.4 Garfield was born in 1926 in Wales.4 Victor was born in 1927 in Wales.4 Garfield and Marjorie were listed in 1933 at 325 Howard Ave, and in 1935-44 at 9 Bancroft Place.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S22] NY Times, Jul 16, 1930. pg. 46.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 10A (1314), line 9-12.
  5. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  6. [S10] 1941 Directory.