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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).

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.).

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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