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Wesley Ave

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NAME:

Wesley Ave is probably named after John Wesley (1707-1788), founder of the Methodist Church (Auckland Libraries, n.d.; Davenport, 1990, p.247).

DESCRIPTION:

Wesley Ave runs north west from Asquith Ave. Caughey Place continues it.

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 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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