Topic: Halton Street - Christchurch Street

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Named after Halton, a house on Norman’s Road.

Named after Halton, a house on Norman’s Road. It ru8ns between Watford St & Hartley Avenue, parallel with Blghs and Normans roads.

Halton was named after Lady Halton, Salop, England, the estate of Joseph Ick, father of Charles Thomas Ick (1827-1885). Ick, an auctioneer, was the mayor of Christchurch in 1879 and 1880. From 1870 he lived on Papanui Road.

Halton Road is first mentioned in The Press in 1886.

Arthur Taylor, a tea expert, is living at Halton in 1890, the year Halton Road first appears in street directories.

Not made a public road until after 1894.

Halton in Halton Road is mentioned in the Star in 1896.

Formally Halton Road it was re-named Halton Street in 1936.

A Papanui war memorial street.

Origin of name from Christchurch Street and Place Names

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Halton Street - Christchurch Street


City:Christchurch
Suburb :Papanui
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