Chatham Ave is named after an English sea port. New Zealand’s Chatham Islands are names after a ship called Chatham (Davenport, 1990, p.48).
Chatham Ave runs north west from Martin Ave. At the north west end it turns west and joins Parkdale Rd.
Norgrove Ave runs off it.
On the north side of the road lie numbers 1 to 37. On the south side lie numbers 2 to 42
The boundary of Mt Albert is at the point where Norgrove Ave intersects. # 1-#23 and #2-#30 are in Mt Albert.
FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:
1937: “described as 1/4 mile long, with 31 residences.” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).
SOURCES FOR THIS PAGE:
Auckland Libraries. (n.d.). Auckland city street names. http://www.akcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/streets/streets.html
Davenport, John. (1990). Street names of Auckland: Their story. Auckland: Hodder & Stoughton.