14 Bolton Place1

The occupants of 14 Bolton Place were:

#1. Joseph B. Kirkland (1933).

Joseph B. Kirkland was born in 1894 in Mississippi.2 Joseph B. Kirkland married Eleanor G.3,2 Joseph B. Kirkland was a director in New York. In the 1940 census he is listed as an assistant director of the Boys Clubs of America, Inc.3,2 Eleanor was born in 1897 in New York.2 Joseph and Eleanor were listed in 1933 at 14 Bolton Place, and in 1935-41 at 14 Bedford Place.

#2. Marjorie E. Bathurst (from 1933 to 1941).
     Mrs. Jessie E. Meakle and Mary S. Murphy are living with her. In 1940-41 her son Robert M. Bathurst Jr is also listed. In 1940 Mrs Meakle is designated head of household.

Marjorie E. Bathurst was born in 1897 in New Jersey.4 Marjorie E. Bathurst married Robert M. before 1920. In 1940 she is listed as divorced.5,4 Robert was born in 1924 in Vermont.4 Robert M. Bathurst Jr was in 1941 a student.6
The Fair Lawn - Paramus Clarion, 21 July 1944, pg. 2. pg. 6.
Mrs. Eden Bathurst has received word that her son Lieutenant Robert M. Bathurst Jr underwent an appendectomy last week at Camp Cook, California.7,8

Mrs. Jessie E. Meakle was born in 1903 in New Jersey.4 Jessie E. Meakle was the widow of Roderick.3 Jessie E. Meakle was in 1935 a teacher at the George Washington School in Ridgewood.3,9,4 Marjorie and Jessie were listed in 1931 at 336A Plaza Road North, in 1933 at 338B Plaza Road North, then in 1935-1941 at 14 Bolton Place, and in 1944-46 at 12 Ballard Place. Jessie was not listed in 1931.

Mary S. Murphy was born in 1867 in New Jersey.4 Mary S. Murphy married Thomas W. He died between 1930 and 1939.10 No occupation was listed for Mary S. Murphy.10

In 1931 it was listed as vacant.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 65A (1321), line 16-21.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 5A (1309), line 11-14.
  5. [S39] Federal Census: 1920. T625, Roll 1252, pg 49, ED 106, line 63-64.
  6. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  7. [S27] Clarion, July 21, 1944, pg 6.
  8. [S27] Clarion, July 21, 1944, pg 2.
  9. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  10. [S9] 1939 Directory.