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Shorwell St

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NAME:

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).

DESCRIPTION:

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 nameshttp://www.akcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/streets/streets.html

Davenport, John. (1990). Street names of Auckland: Their story. Auckland: Hodder & Stoughton.

Return to the Mt Albert Streets A-Z index page

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