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Ohinemuri Regional History Journal 32, September 1988

ADAMS STREET:

Joseph Adams, Draper

BABER STREET:

J. W. Baber, Life Insurance Agent

BAKER STREET:

Baker family

BANKS STREET:

Edwin Gripper Banks, Mining Engineer

BARRY ROAD:

Hubert Percy Barry, Mine Superintendent

BRADFORD STREET:

Sergeant-Major George Roland Bradford, a member of the Ohinemuri Contingent. Bradford was the first New Zealander to be killed during the war [Boer War – E].

BRICKFIELD ROAD;

Laurie Bros. Brickworks

BULLER STREET:

Sir Redvers Buller, British Army General

BULLTOWN ROAD:

Bull Family

CLARKE STREET:

T. P. Clarke, Battery Engineer

CONNELL STREET:

Richard Connell, father-in-law of W. H. Johnston

CONSOLS STREET:

Waihi Consols Mining property.

DARBY STREET:

Darby family

DEAN CRESCENT:

A. J. Dean, Chartered Accountant, Mayor 1971-77.

DOBSON STREET:

Dobson's Boarding House

ELLIOT STREET:

Adam Elliot, Miner

FAVONA STREET:

Favona Mine

FEATON ROAD:

John Featon, Mining Speculator

GALBRAITH STREET:

James Galbraith, Journalist, Editor of the "Waihi Miner".

GILMOUR STREET:

Thomas Gilmour, Mine Manager

GLADSTONE ROAD:

Waihi Gladstone Mine

GREY STREET:

Sir George Grey

HASZARD STREET:

H.D.M. Haszard, Chief Surveyor or Norman F.J. Haszard, early surveyor of the town.

ISLINGTON TERRACE:

Miss L. A. Roberts, after her home town in England. She was Infant Mistress at Central School from 1896-1923 and held property in this street.

JOHNSTON STREET:

Walter H. Johnston, who, with N.F.J. Haszard, surveyed Waihi.

KENNY STREET:

H. Eyre Kenny, Warden and Magistrate.

KIMBERLEY ROAD:

Kimberley in South Africa was besieged at the time this street was surveyed.

KITCHENER STREET:

Lord Kitchener, British General.

KNOWLES CRESCENT:

Named after a long-time resident of this street.

MARGARET STREET:

Margaret Gilmour, wife of Thomas Gilmour.

MARTHA STREET:

Martha Mine.

MORESBY AVENUE:

Tracy A. Moresby, Mining Registrar at Paeroa.

MARTIN ROAD:

Tom Martin, little old miner who had the first shanty in this road.

MORGAN STREET:

Robert Morgan, Manager Grand Junction Battery. Father of Evan and David.

MUELLER STREET:

Gerhard Mueller, Commissioner of Crown Lands.

NEWMAN STREET:

Walter Newman, Accountant with Waihi Company. Grandfather of John Newman.

PARRY PALM AVENUE:

Hon. W. E. Parry (formerly part of Seddon and before that Broadway).

PICKETT PLACE:

H. J. (Snow) Pickett, Mayor 1947-56.

ROSEMONT ROAD:

Rosemont Mine.

ROYCROFT STREET:

George Roycroft, an early settler.

RUSSELL STREET:

T. H. Russell, Mining Promoter.

SAVAGE ROAD:

Henry Clinton Savage and Mary Ann Savage, owners of the freehold.

TOOMEY STREET:

Nicholas Toomey.

UNION STREET:

Union Mine.

WALMSLEY ROAD:

Horatio Walmsley, owner of large area of bush-covered land at end of road. Uncle of Stewart Walmsley.

WILSON STREET:

John Wilson of Katikati held property in this street.

WALKER STREET:

J. W. (Long Drive) Walker.

WRIGLEY STREET:

James Marsden Wrigley, Journalist. Father of Keith and Wynn.

[see also Journal 23: Waihi Streets - E]