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Willcott St

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NAME:

Willcott St was known as William St  until 1938, when many streets in Mt Albert were renamed. Earlier, it was known as Albert St.

It is not known why the street is named Willcott.

Auckland Libraries (n.d.) states that the spelling should be Wilcott St, and that Willcott St is an error.

DESCRIPTION:

Willcott St runs from Carrington Rd to Woodward Rd.

On the north west side run numbers 1 to 53. On the south west side run numbers 2 to 64.

FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:

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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