Named after John Mitchell, a Borough and City Councillor from 1919-44. He was chairman of the Parks and Reserves Committee for many years and also Deputy Mayor. He lived at ”Casa Loma” in Melling in 1932.
Named by one of the developers, Mr Trousdell, who used to live in Sussex. In his words: ”Amberley is a lovely little memorable village in Sussex”.
George Copeland died in 1866. He was active in social and political matters and the Wesleyan Church. He farmed at Waiwhetu and had a large family.
Walter Dyer, C.B.E., died in 1965. He was chairman of the Wellington Education Board 1934-46 and was for nine years a member of the Hutt County Council.