Topic: Medway Street, Christchurch

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Medway Street runs from North Parade through to River Road in the suburb of Richmond.

Formerly Minchin’s Road and named after Edward Corker Minchin (1821- 1899) who was one of the first owners of property at what later became Caledonian Road.    Re-named Medway Street in 1916, probably after Medway in Kent, England. 

- Source Christchurch City Libraries. Christchurch street and place names.

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Medway Street, Christchurch

Suburb :Shirley and Richmond