Shorwell St was known as Short St until 1938 when many Mt Albert roads were renamed.
Shorwell St is named after a place on the Isle of Wight (Davenport, 1990, p.208).
Shorwell St runs west from Sandringham Rd to Fowlds Ave.
Kingsway Ave bisects it.
On the north side run numbers 1 to 41. On the south side run numbers 2 to 48.
FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:
1937: “described as 3 chains long, with 6 residences” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).
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.