10 Bancroft Place1

The occupants of 10 Bancroft Place were:

#1. William W. Niles (1930).
The value of the house in 1930 was $10,500.2

William W. Niles was born in 1902 in New York.2 William W. Niles married Mercedes G. in 1927.2 William W. Niles appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 10 Bancroft Place, with Mercedes G. as wife, and their child Mercedes G..2 He owned a radio in 1930.2 William W. Niles was the proprietor of a used car exchange.2 Mercedes was born in 1909 in New York.2 Mercedes was born in 1928 in New York.2

#2. Frederick K. Lovejoy (1933).

Frederick K. Lovejoy married Elizabeth B. in 1928.3,4 Frederick K. Lovejoy was a civil engineer in New York. In 1933 the listing said laundry.3,4 Frederick and Elizabeth were listed in 1931 at 201-A4 Abbott Road, in 1933 at 10 Bancroft Place, and in 1935 as removed to Leonia

#3. John Henshaw (1937).

John Henshaw married Alice.5 John Henshaw was a salesman in Newark.5

#3. A. Ladley Pearson (from 1939 to 1946).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $65.6

Ladley Pearson was born in 1908 in Pennsylvania.6 A. Ladley Pearson married Janet L.7,6 A. Ladley Pearson was a salesman (steel) in New York.7,6 Janet was born in 1909 in Massachusetts.6 Arpel and Janet lived in 1935.6 Arpel and Janet had a daughter Judith Ann.6 Judith was born in 1937 in New Jersey.6

In 1931 and 1935 it was listed as vacant.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 6B (154), line 69-71.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 10A/B (1314), line 39-41.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.