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Stilwell Rd

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NAME:

Stilwell Rd was known as Belmont Rd to 1938, when many streets in Mt Albert were renamed. 

W.F. Stilwell was Mayor of Mt Albert Borough (1931-33) (Davenport, 1990, p.212).

Belmont Rd 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:

Stilwell Rd runs from Allendale Rd to Summit Dr. Ferner Ave runs off it.

Numbers 1 to 29 lie on the south west side of the road. Numbers 2 to 12 lie on the north east side of the road.

FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:

1937: “described as 200 yards long, with 12 residences” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).


LISTS OF RESIDENTS

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

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

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

Right side from Allandale Rd

  • Sollitt, Rupert H. Architect
  • Ashton, Thos Atherton. Agt

Left side

  • Woodroffe, Syd F. Ind ag (p r)
  • Monk, Edgar R. Farmer
  • White, Cyril Jos. Acct
  • Russell, Jas. Storeman

Right side from Allandale Rd

  • Sollitt, Rupert H. Architect
  • Blomfield, Alfd. Mgr sugar wks
  • Caughey, A.L. (Smith & Co Ld)
  • Ashton, Thos Atherton. Agt

Left side

  • Woodroffe, Syd F. Ind ag (p r)
  • Monk, Edgar R. Farmer
  • White, Cyril Jos. Acct
  • Russell, Jas. Storeman

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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