Topic: Alexandra Street, Christchurch Street

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Runs between Stanmore Road and Fitzgerald Avenue in Richmond.

Formerly Victoria Street,  after HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901). Re-named Alexandra Street. Named after HM Queen Alexandra (1844- 1925), consort of King Edward VII.

Victoria Street first appears in street directories in 1892. Re-named Alexandra Street on 7 March 1904. [In 1926 the council proposed changing the names of 29 streets. 21 streets only were renamed after protests from the public. Alexandra Street was to have been re-named Ashby Street.]

- Source: Christchurch City Libraries.  Christchurch Street and Place Names.

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Alexandra Street, Christchurch Street


City:Christchurch
Suburb :Richmond
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