Topic: Tuam Street, Christchurch Street

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Named after the Irish (Anglican) bishopric of Tuam.

Named after the Irish (Anglican) bishopric of Tuam.

Named by Captain Joseph Thomas (b. 1803?) and Edward Jollie (1825-1894).

One of the original streets of Christchurch named in 1850. The names were taken from bishoprics listed in Burke's Peerage.

First mentioned in The Lyttelton Times in 1852 when 1/4 acre sections are advertised for sale there.

 

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Tuam Street, Christchurch Street


City:Christchurch