Milne Crescent in Taitā, Lower Hutt is named after William Scott Milne, who arrived in New Zealand on the ship “Lady Nugent” on 17th March 1841, at the age of 16, and established his home in Taitā, Lower Hutt. On December 31, 1847, William Scott Milne married Grace Yule when he was 23, and she […]
Crawford Grove in Naenae likely derives its name from its original owner, Mr. G.G. Gibbes-Watson, who owned this land and bestowed the name in honour of his wife, the former Miss Crawford, who was a Wellington school teacher.
Taine Street in Taitā, Lower Hutt, is likely named after James John Taine (born in 1817) who was a merchant who arrived in New Zealand on the ship “Adelaide” in March 1840. He had business premises and a wharf at Lambton Quay and lived on the Eastern side of the Hutt River. His business premises […]