Ohinemuri Regional History Journal 4, September 1965
By: Dave McWatters
The following list should be compared with the diagram pages (Paeroa today) [see below], each section being lettered in a similar way.
A. Brenan (Blacksmith); Vincent (Saddlery); National Bank; Robson's Store.
B. Phillips Store (later Keller's).
C. B.N.Z.; Hague-Smith (Hardware); Searle (Boots); Bresden (Sweets); Moresby (Solicitor); Theatre; Nathan (Statr.) Harris (Jeweller); Smith (Barber); House (Cassrels); Forbes (Grocer).
C1. Post Office; Court House; Police Station; Church of England.
C2. Shorts Stables; Moore's Stables.
D. Criterion Hotel (Cassrel, Bastings, Gibson); Porritt and Meuller (Solicitors); Balche & Waddingham (Tinsmiths); Barrett's House & Butcher's Shop, Ohinemuri Hotel (Power).
E. Walls (Butcher); Methodist Ch., De Castro (Chemist); Capills Bd. House; McWatters (Store); Jackson (Barber); Keller (Drapery); Gads (Sweets); Jones (Saddler); Wynyards (H.Ware); Masonic Lodge above; Andrews (Tailor); Munro (Fish); Law (Jeweller); Donnelly (Boots); Craig (Land Ag.) Cullen (Draper).
F. Code's Hotel - Gum Trees.
G. Open Space (hill later removed for Stopbank).
H. Snodgrass(Baker); Bramley (Boots); Brewery (Queen Street).
I. (Princes St.) Kennedy's House - Auction Rms., Butchery, (Wharf St.) Moore (Tob.); Board. House (Buckridge); Yule (Dentist);
J. Spry (Stat.) Medhurst's House; Ellis & Hunt; House; Gazette (Nicholas); Gleason (Sweets); Buckridge; Vuglar (Meat); Harp (Cycles); Thomas (Chemist); McGuire
K. Royal Mail Hotel (Crosby); Shortts Stables.
Kl. Civic Theatre, Regent Theatre; Sorensen (Blacksmith).
L. Gregson (Grocer); 0. County Council; Library ; Fire Brigade; Slater's & Davis' Houses; City Buffet (Stewarts); Wilkinson (Board. House) - later Brocket & Shand; Brenan's Stables.
LI. McAndrews T. Mill - Later LeManquais & Lamb, Quinliven's Stable; Morgan - Aerated water.
M. Bromwich (Baker - later Leach); North (Draper) Jones.
N. Delaneys Hotel; Hubbard (Engineer); Keller's House; Shaw's House; D Evans; Heweys, B.H.
O Ott (Butcher - later Wells); Bain (Tob. & Billiards); Clarkins Stables; Cameron (Photo); Jessens, Raffles (Sweets); Mahoney (Stat.);
P. Railway Station.
INSTITUTIONS AND BUSINESS PREMISES OUTSIDE SCOPE OF DIAGRAMS
NORMANBY RD. - Convent School, Catholic Church. Maternity Hospital, N.Z. Dairy Co.
WOOD ST. - Band Rms., Scout Hall, Army Office, Drill Hall, Central School.
ON HILL - (Te Puru-o-te Rangi) Gate of Heaven; V.H.F. Radio & Telephone Link to Hamilton, International Radio Crusades.
MILLER AVE., Primary School.
TIMBER & JOINERY - Dudding Bros.
THAMES RD. Gerrands SawMill, Wiltons Nurseries, Ohinemuri Jockey Club-Racecourse.
BUILDERS - P. Fathers, F. Kindred, Lee Bros., T. Marshall, Roberts Bros. .Walmsley Bros. J.H.Trembath.
PLASTERERS R. Pearson, B. Sayer.
PAINTERS, A. Bradburn, I. Denton, J. Edwards, J. Jackson, A. Meldrum, V. Moloney.
MONUMENTAL MASON, Trotter.
MANUFACTURER - S. Burndred.
ELECTRICIANS – W. Baxtor. V. Green. N. King, D. Lally. J.H. Keith.
P & T - Line Staff Depot (Coronation St.) Hauraki Catchment. Bd.- Opatito Road.
PUKE RD - Sigs. Service Station, Brenan & Co. Depot, Hauraki Concrete, Puke Workshops (M.O.W.) Todd, Nurseries, Hill, Dolomite and Healtheries.
OIL COMPANIES – Shell, Atlantic Union, B.P.N.Z. Ltd., Mobil Oil, Europa.
Railway Station (Taylors Avenue)
PAEROA SOUTH RAILWAY STATION - Rotokohu Road.