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Christchurch streets (1st of 2)

Christchurch streets

This original plot map of Christchurch was drawn up in March 1850, following the survey by T. Cass. It shows the predominantly English names chosen for the city’s streets.

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Canterbury Museum
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How to cite this page:

Terry Hearn, 'English - 19th-century migration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/1895/christchurch-streets (accessed 17 April 2021)

Story by Terry Hearn, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015