Topic: Wye Street

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Wye Street was named after the Wye River in Great Britain.

Wye Street 

Wye Street is located in the Hamilton, New Zealand suburb of Frankton.  It was named in 1923 by J.W. Edgecumbe, the owner of the property.  He named Wye Street after the Wye River which runs through Wales and England.  (HCC) (HCL) (Lands & Surveys)

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


Hamilton City Council (1923). 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. (1997)

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Wye Street

City:Hamilton, New Zealand
Name:Wye Street
Subject:Street names-New Zealand-Hamilton