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Fergusson Ave

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NAME:

Fergusson Ave was named after Sir James Fergusson, Governor General of New Zealand (1873-1874) or his son General Sir Charles Fergusson, Governor General of New Zealand (1924-30) (Davenport, 1990, p.76).

DESCRIPTION:

Fergusson Ave is a no exit street that runs west from Fowlds Ave.

On the north side lie numbers 1 to 33. On the south side lie numbers 2 to 34.

FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:

1937: “described as Ferguson Avenue in Sandringham, 20 chains long, with 26 residences and formed within the previous 12 years (1927)” (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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