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Ethel St

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NAME:

Ethel St was possibly named after a grandaughter of Samuel Luther and Mary Ann Hirst (Auckland Libraries, n.d.). An alternative theory is that it was named after the daughter of Elihu Shaw (Davenport, 1990, pp.72-3)

DESCRIPTION:

Ethel St runs west from Sandringham Rd. At the western end, it turns north and becomes McDonald St.

Collins St runs off it.

Numbers 1 to 23 lie on the north side. Numbers 2 to 42 lie on the south side.

FACTS ABOUT THIS ROAD:

1937: “described as 28 chains long, with 34 residences and as one of the first streets 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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