Topic: George Street

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One of the streets of Christchurch

 

Ern Smith, George Street, New BrightonRe-named 1 September 1948 when 120 streets were re-named to remove confusion because of similar names. Oram bought the New Brighton Hotel in 1875.

 

 

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George Street


Current name:Oram Avenue
Previous name:George Street
Location:Runs parallel with Marine Parade
Suburb:New Brighton
City:Christchurch
Origin of name:Named after local Hotelier
Named by:Borough Council
Source:Interview with long time resident and The Christchurch Star, 19 March 1963, p. 11
Current name:Oram Avenue
Origin of name:Named after local Hotelier
Named by:Borough Council
Location:Runs parallel with Marine Parade
Source:Interview with long time resident and The Christchurch Star, 19 March 1963, p. 11
Previous name:George Street