Halesowen Ave was named for Hales Owen “the name of the abbey near where the Grove family lived in Worcester, England. They settled in Sandringham. Members of the family are buried at St Andrews Church yard in Epsom. The area was subdivided in the 1920s” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).
The western part of Halesowen Ave, from Pine St, is in Mt Albert.
Arabi St bisects it.
On the south side run numbers 1 to 43. On the north side run numbers 2 to 44.
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SOURCES FOR THIS PAGE:
Auckland Libraries. (n.d.). Auckland city street names. http://www.akcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/streets/streets.html
Davenport, John. (1990). Street names of Auckland: Their story. Auckland: Hodder & Stoughton.