Wesley Ave is probably named after John Wesley (1707-1788), founder of the Methodist Church (Auckland Libraries, n.d.; Davenport, 1990, p.247).
Numbers 1 to 11 lie on the north east side of the road. Numbers 2 to 10 lie on the south west side.
FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:
1937: “described as 6 chains long, with 6 residences” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).
SOURCES FOR THIS PAGE:
Auckland Libraries. (n.d.). Auckland city street names. http://www.akcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/streets/streets.html
Davenport, John. (1990). Street names of Auckland: Their story. Auckland: Hodder & Stoughton.