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Ward Tce

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NAME:

Ward Tce was named in 1917. It may have been named after:

  • James N. Ward, a local landowner (Auckland Libraries, n.d.)
  • Joseph Ward (1856-1930), Prime Minister of New Zealand (1906-12; 1928-30) (Davenport, 1990, p.245).

DESCRIPTION:

Ward Tce is a cul de sac that runs east from Sandringham Rd.

Numbers 1 to 21 lie on the south side of the road. Numbers 2 to 22 lie on the north side.

FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:

1937: “described as 550 feet long, with 22 residences and named 20 years before” (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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