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Ferner Ave

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NAME:

Ferner Ave was known as Belmont Ave until 1938, when many streets in Mt Albert were renamed. 

Ferner Ave was named after Mt Albert Mayor, Raymond Ferner (1933-1936) (Auckland Libraries, n.d.; Davenport, 1990, p.76).

DESCRIPTION:

Ferner Ave runs south west from Mt Albert Rd to Stilwell Rd.

Numbers 1 to 17 lie on the north west side. Numbers 2 to 14 lie on the south east side.

FACTS ABOUT THIS ROAD:

1937: “described as 120 yards long and with 11 residences” (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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