Topic: Tramway Road

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Tramway Road got its name because of a tramway that used to be in the vicinity.

Tramway Road 

Tramway Road is located in the Hamilton, New Zealand suburb of Fairview Downs.  It was a crown grant and named c. 1890 - 1900 by civic leaders, surveyors and citizens.  Tramway Road got its name because there was a tramway in the vicinity when it was named.  (HBC) (HCL) (Lands & Surveys)

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


Hamilton Borough Council (1890-1900) 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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Tramway Road

City:Hamilton, New Zealand
Name:Tramway Road
Subject:Street names-New Zealand-Hamilton