Topic: Bailey Avenue

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It is speculated that Bailey Avenue was named after John Powell Bailey, a Waikato County Councillor, but there is no documentary evidence to support that theory.

Bailey Avenue is a street in the Hamitlon, New Zealand suburb of Claudelands.  Bailey Avenue was named by LM & LP Roach, the owners of the property.  There is no documentary evidence to indicate why they named this street Bailey Avenue, but it is speculated that they named it after John Powell Bailey, a Waikato County Councillor in 1901-2.  (Lands & Surveys) (HCL)

The image above was retrieved from Google maps streetview c. 2011.  Bailey Avenue is located here on Google maps.


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

New Zealand Lands and Surveys Department. file 541. (1981)

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Bailey Avenue

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