Topic: Abberley Crescent, Christchurch

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Named after Abberley in Worcestershire, England.

Named after Abberley in Worcestershire, England.

Initially Abberley Road

Thomas James Maling (1836-1922), an importer and merchant, built his home on this land in 1863, naming it Abberley. He was the only son of Admiral Maling of Abberley, Worcestershire.

Abberley Road is referred to as the “new Abberley Road” in an article in the Star in 1876, appears on an 1879 map and first appears in street directories in 1887.

Becomes Abberley Crescent in 1941.

Origin of name from Christchurch Street and Place Names

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Abberley Crescent, Christchurch


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