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Mary Carmine: Waihi Street Names

Just a couple of comments regarding street names. Roland Pl was originally part of Bradford St but as it did not connect with the rest of Bradford St it was renamed and called Roland because that was one of Bradford's Christian names. I doubt if Spence Rd was named after Spencer Dean as his name was Spencer not Spence. There was a Spence family living in the Waihi area - don't know much about them but maybe they had a farm there. Worth some investigation.

Thursday, 14 January 2016

Thank you Mary.

Any other suggestions?

Thursday, 14 January 2016
Andrew Chalton: Naming of Netherton


I recently came across the below article.

Samuel Chalton is my great, great grandfather. According to family history his family came from Netherton in the north of England and he owned a farm named Netherton in England.

When he came to NZ and established a farm in what is now Netherton, he named the farm the same (presumably for nostalgic reasons). His farm Netherton was a postal agency for some time which is why the name was adopted. 



Ohinemuri Regional History Journal 40, September 1996


Monday, 28 December 2015
Eric: Naming of Netherton

Wonderful Andy, thank you for that information.

Sunday, 03 January 2016
Ruth: your website content

I am delighted to see more material being added regularly... particularly under the Research tab.... what a wonderful resource for the locals and for visitors... I am getting to know more about the background of this community and area in which I live.  Thank you.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015
Althea: New site

Wow, your new site looks amazing - can't wait to start exploring it :)

Thursday, 10 September 2015
Eric: First post

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Wednesday, 12 August 2015
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