8 Bedford Place1

The occupants of 8 Bedford Place were:

#1. M. Gordon Gay (from 1933 to 1946).
     In 1940 Lois Fetterman is enumerated with them as the maid.
The value of the house in 1940 was $8000.2

M. Gordon Gay was born in 1903 in Massachusetts.3,2 M. Gordon Gay married Adelaide E. in 1928.3,2 Gordon Gay was in 1930 an (assistant) manager (merchandise) in New York. In de 1940 census he is in textiles.3,4,5,2 He did not own a radio in 1930.3 M. and Adelaide had 4 daughters: Phoebe, Janet, Charlotte and Susan.2 Phoebe was born in August 1929 in New York.3,2 Janet was born in 1933 in New York.2 Charlotte was born in 1936 in New York.2 Susan was born in 1938 in New York.2 Gordon and Adelaide were listed in 1930-1 at 332B Plaza Road North, and in 1933-46 at 8 Bedford Place.
Lois Fetterman was born in 1918 in Pennsylvania.2 Lois lived in 1935 in Paterson, New Jersey.2

8 Bedford Place was not listed in the numerical directory before 1933.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 6B (1310), line 74-80.
  3. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 4A (152), line 34-36.
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.