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Alexander St

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NAME:

Alexander St was “probably named after John Alexander, an Auckland Barrister” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.; Davenport, 1990, p.13).

DESCRIPTION:

The boundary of Mt Albert runs along Alexander St. The houses on the west side are in Mt Albert.

Alexander St runs north west from Aitken Tce to Bright St.

Numbers run from 2 to 34 on the west side of the road.

FACTS ABOUT THIS ROAD:

Part of the Glenmore Estate.

1937: “described as 18 chains long, with 38 residences and the name one of the first in the district.” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.)


SOURCES FOR THIS PAGE:

Auckland Libraries. (n.d.). Auckland city street nameshttp://www.akcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/streets/streets.html

Davenport, John. (1990). Street names of Auckland: Their story. Auckland: Hodder & Stoughton.


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