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Allenby Street was named in 1964 after Mr E.H.H. Allenby.

Allenby Street was named in 1964 by the Housing Corporation/owners and Hamilton City Council (HCC) after Mr E.H.H. Allenby, 1st Viscount, 1861-1936, a British Field Marshall in World War 1.  (Encyclopedia Britannica p. 643)  This naming followed a theme to name the streets in the development after WWI heroes. (HCL)  Mr E.G. Jones was the previous owner of the property.

The image above was retrieved from Google maps street view c. 2011.  Allenby Street is located here on Google maps.


Allenby, Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby (1970). Encyclopedia Britannica (V. 1, pp. 643). London William Benton.

Hamilton City Council (1964). Minutes. Hamilton, New Zealand

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

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Allenby Street

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