8 Burnham Place1

The occupants of 8 Burnham Place were:

#1. Stanley C. Flawn (1931).

Stanley C. Flawn was born in 1885 in England.2,3 Stanley C. Flawn married Carolyn in 1925.2,3 Stanley C. Flawn was in 1931 an architect in Paterson. Later he worked in New York.2,4,5,6,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Stanley and Carolyn had a son Peter.3 Stanley and Carolyn were listed in 1930 at 322B Plaza Road North, in 1931 at 8 Burnham Place, then in 1933 as removed to East Orange, New Jersey, in 1935-7 at 201-B4 Abbott Road, in 1939 at 1 Bolton Place, in 1940 at 326B Plaza Road North, and in 1941-46 at 333 Plaza Road North.

#2. Samuel F. Swales (1933).

Samuel F. Swales was born in 1892 in New York.7 Samuel F. Swales married Cecile in 1924.7 Samuel F. Swales was an architect (real estate) in Paterson.7,4 He owned a radio in 1930.7 Samuel F. Swales was a Veteran of the World War.7 Samuel and Cecile had a son Donald.7 Samuel and Cecile were listed in 1930-1 at 4 Arlington Place, in 1933 at 8 Burnham Place, and in 1935 as removed to Columbus, Ohio

#3. Leonard B. Dixon (from 1935 to 1939).
     His mother Alice B. Dixon was listed also in 1937-1939.

Leonard B. Dixon was born in 1902 in England.8 Leonard B. Dixon married Helen.9,8,10 Leonard B. Dixon was a draftsman (telephones) in New York.9,8,10 Helen was born in 1903 in England.8
The Arts and Crafts Guild, 1932.
     Photography Class will meet with Mr. [Witness]. Instruction will be given in developing, printing, copying and enlarging. Darkroom and all equipment for this work will be provided. Mr. Dixon is a professional photo-finisher and a constructor of precision instruments. He has had as clients for developing, printing, enlarging and copying a group of over fifty local stores. He has the equipment to care for developing fifty roles of film at one time.11
Leonard and Alice were listed in 1935-9 at 8 Burnham Place, and in 1940-6 at 14 Ramapo Terrace. No occupation was listed for Alice B. Dixon.6,8
Alice B. Dixon was born in 1873 in England.8 Alice B. Dixon was widowed (Spouse: Frederick).6,10

#4. Harold Mosedale Jr. (from 1940 to 1941).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $55.12

Harold Mosedale Jr. was born in 1912 in England.12 Harold Mosedale Jr. married Muriel A.9,12 Harold Mosedale Jr. was a salesman.9 Muriel was born in 1912 in Massachusetts.12 Harold and Muriel lived in 1935 in Springfield, Massachusetts.12 Harold and Muriel had a daughter Marsha Lynne.12 Marsha was born in June 1939 in New Jersey.12 Harold and Muriel were listed in 1937 at 302-F32 Highstreet, in 1939 at 201-D6 Abbott Road, and in 1940-1 at 8 Burnham Place.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 3B (151), line 93-95.
  3. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 2A (1306), line 27-29.
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 1A (149), line 39-41.
  8. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-94, sheet 5A (1405), line 17-21.
  9. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  10. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  11. [S20] Robert B. Hudson, Radburn, pg. 108.
  12. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 7B (1311), line 70-72.