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Tranmere Rd

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It is possible that Tranmere Rd was named after an early sailing vessel (Auckland Libraries, n.d.). It was a brig working on the Manukau Harbour from at least 1829: one of the earliest coastal traders. The master was Captain John R. Kent (Davenport, 1990, p.230.

DESCRIPTION:

Tranmere Rd runs east from Sandringham Rd. Arabi St crosses it. Beyond Arabi St it is a cul de sac.

Numbers 1 to 43 lie on the south side of the road. Numbers 2 to 46 lie on the north side.

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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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