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Queens Avenue was probably named after royalty.

Queens Avenue 

Queens Avenue is located in the Hamilton, New Zealand suburb of Frankton.  It was named in 1917 by the Jolly family, the property was later sold to New Zealand Railways.  There is no documentary evidence to indicate why this street was named Queens Avenue, but the theme of street names in the area follows WWI empire line.  Queens Avenue was probably named after royalty.  (HCC) (HCL) (Lands & Surveys)

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


Hamilton Borough Council (1917) Minutes. Hamilton, New Zealand.

Hamilton City Libraries (2012). Heritage street name index cards. Hamilton, New Zealand.

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

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Queens Avenue

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