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Cromwell St

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NAME:

Cromwell St was named John St until 1912 (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).

It is probably named after Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of Great Britain.

The land was originally part of a block owned by John Walters. It was named John St for his son, John (Davenport, 1990, p.58).

DESCRIPTION:

Cromwell St runs south from Onslow Rd. Walters Rd and Bellview Rd bisect it.

Only a small part of Cromwell St is in Mt Albert. 11-21 are in Mt Albert, south of Walters Rd, and 2-12 are in Mt Albert, north of Walters Rd (Auckland Libraries, n.d.)

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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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