Topic: Kilmore Street - Christchurch Street

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One of Christchurch’s original streets named in 1850 after an Irish bishopric.

Kilmore Street, 22 January 2015 #P1000461Named by Captain Joseph Thomas (b. 1803?) and Edward Jollie (1825-1894).

One of Christchurch’s original streets named in 1850 after an Irish bishopric, Kilmore, near Cavan.

The names were taken from bishoprics listed in Burke's Peerage .

John Robert Godley lived at Killegar Park, in County Leitrim, near Kilmore Cathedral.

Kilmore Street runs west to east from Park Terrace to Fitzgerald Avenue and Avonside Drive.

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Kilmore Street - Christchurch Street


City:Christchurch
Suburb :Central City