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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).

Belmont Ave was named for the house, Belmont (29 Stilwell Rd), which stands on the upper corner of the intersection of Stilwell Rd and Summit Drive.

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.).


LISTS OF RESIDENTS

1922 Wise’s New Zealand Post Office Directory p.38 (Belmont Ave)

Right side from Mt Albert Rd

  • Beaney, Henry. Engineer

Left side from Mt Albert Rd

  • Becroft, Lewis Philip
  • Moroney, Dennis. Farmer
  • Sexton, Chas Hy. Bootmaker
  • Bailey, Art. S. Clerk
  • Maxwell, Thos.
  • Cossey, Fredk C,
  • Walton, Arth. M. Boot mfr

1923 Wise’s New Zealand Post Office Directory p.40 (Belmont Ave)

Right side from Mt Albert Rd

  • Beaney, Henry. Engineer

Left side from Mt Albert Rd

  • Becroft, Lewis Philip
  • Moroney, Dennis. Farmer
  • Sexton, Chas Hy. Bootmaker
  • Bailey, Art. S. Clerk
  • Maxwell, Thos.
  • Cossey, Fredk C,
  • Walton, Arth. M. Boot mfr

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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