Poplar Avenue

Poplar Avenue

Photo caption – “Poplar Avenue – Napier-Hastings Road   No 4929”

On rear of postcard –

NEW ZEALAND POSTCARD
CORRESPONDENCE    ADDRESS

“To Bell & Alf
from Mum”

Poplar Avenue

Poplar Avenue, Hastings

Photograph by AD Purchas

Poplar Avenue

Poplar Avenue, Pakowhai Road, Hastings, early 1900s; vehicle number plate HA940

Believed to have been planted by –

(1) Michael Begley (1856-1940) who worked for William Nelson (according to grandson, Doug Begley)

(2) Jorgen Pallesen (1858-1944), an immigrant from Viborg, Denmark, in 1872-74 (according to great-grandson Dexter McGhie)

Poplar Avenue

Popular Avenue, Pakowhai Road, Hastings