Topic: Lichfield Street - Christchurch Street

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Named after the Bishopric of Lichfield in England.

Named after the Bishopric of Lichfield in England.

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

One of the original Christchurch streets 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.

[Until 1910, numbering of the street went from east to west, from 1910, west to east.]

Origin of name from Christchurch Street and Place Names

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Lichfield Street - Christchurch Street


City:Christchurch
Suburb :Central City
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