Topic: Garnett Avenue

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There is no documentary evidence to indicate why this street was named Garnett Avenue.

Garnett Avenue is located in the Hamilton, New Zealand suburb of Forest Lake.  It was named  Brookfield Avenue in 1912 by the Hamilton Racing Club, the owners of the property.  It was changed in 1941 to Garnett Avenue.  There is no documentary evidence to indicate why this street was named Garnett Avenue.  (HCC) (HCL) (Lands & Surveys)

The image above was retrieved from Google maps streetview c. 2012.  Garnett Avenue is located here on Google maps.

Reference

Hamilton City Council (1921, 1941). Minutes. Hamilton, New Zealand.

Hamilton City Libraries (2011). Heritage street name index cards. Hamilton, New Zealand.

New Zealand Lands and Surveys Department.  File 541, survey map. (1981)

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Garnett Avenue


City:Hamilton, New Zealand
Name:Garnett Avenue
Subject:Street names-New Zealand-Hamilton