Topic: Nash Road - Christchurch Street

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Formerly Magdala Road.

Re-named Nash Street.

Named after Walter Nash (1882-1968). Nash was a clerk, commercial traveller, shopkeeper, politician and prime minister.

Magdala Road first appears in street directories in 1964.Mount Magdala Convent and St. Joseph’s Boys’ Home are listed there.

Re-named Nash Road in 1972.

Re-named because the boys at the school found difficulty with the word Magdala, plus Nash is an easy name both to spell and pronounce and fits easily on street maps.

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Nash Road - Christchurch Street


City:Christchurch
Previous name :Nash Street and Magdala Road