Street Names

Here are a list of Street Names and who they were named for.

  1. Allan Street – Rev. John M. Allan, first native born Newfoundlander to become a Presbyterian Minister, founded St. Matthews Church in 1910.
  2. Andrews Crescent – Samuel (La Scie), Mark, Mel (former Councillor of Grand Falls), Bert and Harvey.
  3. Anstey Place – Bertram Anstey, pioneer citizen and one of the original Newfoundland papermakers at the mill in 1910.
  4. Aspen Heights – Trees
  5. Ballards Place – Aloysius Ballard, pioneer citizen.
  6. Bank Road – First Bank in Grand Falls (Bank of Montreal) built on the corner of Church Road and Bank Road.
  7. Bartle Place – H.F. Bartle came to Grand Falls in 1912 from England. He was a tinsmith. Sons Leonard, John, Bernard and William.
  8. Bayley Street – A.J. Bayley ran first company farm in 1909, supplied meat, vegetables and milk to millworkers.
  9. Beaumont Avenue – Location of First World War battle.
  10. Beeton Place – Sir Mayson Beeton was sent by Lord Northcliffe to chose a suitable site for the paper mill. Became first President from 1905 to 1918.
  11. Bennett Avenue – James Bennett, pioneer citizen.
  12. Beothuck Crescent – Newfoundland aboriginal peoples, the Beothucks.
  13. Birch Drive – Trees
  14. Bishop Street – Rev. E.M. Bishop, Anglican Minister, served Anglican Parish for 26 years from 1929 to 1955.
  15. Bond Street – Sir Robert Bond, Prime Minister of Newfoundland. This street was to be front of the business section, but the business opted to front on Main Street and the railroad.
  16. Bouzane Street – William Bouzane, pioneer citizen, papermaker for 48 years.
  17. Brooks Avenue – Major Clyde Brooks, a notable officer of the Salvation Army.
  18. Brown Avenue – Tom Brown, town building foreman, supervised construction of housing, roads, water and sewer lines in early days, built Grand Falls House, retired in 1938.
  19. Brown’s Heights – Patrick Brown, first Mayor of Windsor.
  20. Cabot Road – John Cabot, discovered Newfoundland on June 24, 1497.
  21. Caribou Road – In recognition of the native caribou.
  22. Carmelite Road – Carmelite House in London, England. Head office of the London Daily Mail, the biggest user of paper made at the Grand Falls Mill.
  23. Cater Avenue – John E. Cater, pioneer citizen, sawmill superintendent.
  24. Centennial Avenue – Canada’s 100th Anniversary in 1967.
  25. Chamberlain Street – First doctor to establish practice in Grand Falls.
  26. Church Road – Where most of the original denominations built their churches.
  27. Chestnut Place – Trees
  28. Conway Street – Val Conway, pioneer citizen, athletic family, lost two sons (Charles and August) in World War II.
  29. Coronation Street – Named to perpetuate our ties to the monarchy and the British Empire.
  30. Cranley Place – Paper boat which brought paper from Botwood to England.
  31. Crawley Avenue – Albert Crawley, pioneer citizen, sulphite superintendent, good athlete.
  32. Cromer Avenue – The Earl of Cromer, a director of the A.N.D Company, a Governor of the Bank of England and British Ambassador to the United States.
  33. Dawe Crescent – Isaac Dawe, pioneer citizen and one of the original Newfoundland papermakers at the mill in 1909.
  34. Dorrity Place – William H. Dorrity built coffer dam; Superintendent of River Operations, first log drive on Exploits River.
  35. Duggan Street – Alphonsus G. Duggan, prominent labour leader, Charter Member of B.P.O. Elks.
  36. Dunn Place – W.T. Dunn, pioneer Methodist Minister.
  37. Earle Place – William Earle, pioneer citizen, papermaker, member of House of Assembly.
  38. Ebsary Place – Ensign John Ebsary, first Salvation Army Officer in Grand Falls.
  39. Edwards Place – Charles Edwards, 8 years as Mayor; 20 years on Council.
  40. Elizabeth Street – Queen Elizabeth II
  41. Elliott Street – Cecil Elliott, pioneer citizen.
  42. Esmond Street – Paper boat which brought the paper from the port of Botwood to England
  43. Farmdale Avenue – Edward Smart’s farming area.
  44. Finn Avenue – Monsignor William Finn, pioneer Roman Catholic Priest, served parish for 41 years from 1912 to 1955.
  45. Gardner Street – James Gardner, pioneer resident.
  46. Gately Street – J.H. Gately, first Fire Chief in Grand Falls.
  47. Goodyear Avenue – Josiah Goodyear, pioneer contractor, spoke in the House of Assembly in 1905 in favor of A.N.D Company mill. Sons Ken, Joe, Harold and Raymond – first World War Veterans.
  48. Haig Street – Lieutenant-Colonel A.G. Haig
  49. Hanson Place – H.C. Hanson, pioneer Citizen. Came to Grand Falls in 1905 as Chief Accountant with the A.N.D Company.
  50. Hardy Avenue – George F. Hardy, American Construction Engineer, original mill designed and built by him.
  51. Harris Avenue – A.E. Harris, first President and Geneal Manager of A.N.D Company Paper Mill.
  52. Hicks Place – George Hicks, pioneer resident, came to Grand Falls in 1906 as a school teacher. World War I veteran. Wrote history of Grand Falls.
  53. Ireland Drive – Francis E. Ireland, pioneer citizen worked on first survey for mill site, wife ran the Erin House.
  54. John’s Place – John King, pioneer citizen.
  55. Judges Terrace – Thomas F. Judge, first Chief Electrician and Mill Superintendent.
  56. Keats Avenue – Hubert Keats, former Mayor for Windsor.
  57. Kenmore Drive – John Kennedy, pioneer citizen.
  58. King Street – Named to perpetuate our ties to the monarchy and the b British Empire. Also Erastus King, pioneer citizen.
  59. King’s Place – Otto King, pioneer citizen.
  60. Kingston Road – John King, pioneer citizen.
  61. Knight Street – John and Arthus Knight, pioneer citizens and carpenters who worked on the construction of most of the original buildings in the early days of Grand Falls.
  62. LeDrew Place – robert LeDrew, pioneer citizen.
  63. Lincoln Road – H.F. Lincoln, American Engineer, worked with George Hardy, built dam.
  64. Lind Avenue – James W. Lind, born in Fogo, came to Grand Falls in 1920 to work in the mill in the Engineering Department.
  65. Louis Place – Louis Bowns, one of the first settlers, Sleepy Hallow.
  66. Lyall Street – Original spelling “Loyal”” in recognition of loyally to the Crown.
  67. Maidment Place – Frederick (gas station) and Gordon (Fire Chief) Maidment, first settlers of Windsor.
  68. Masters Avenue – Douglas Masters, pioneer citizen.
  69. Mayo Street – Mayo Lind,
  70. Memorial Avenue – Commemorate Second World War Veterans who built the first 14 homes on the street.
  71. Monchy Road – Location of First World War Battle.
  72. Moore Place – Lorenzo Moore, pioneer citizen and businessman, first Newfoundlander to be Grand Master of I.O.O.F
  73. Muir Avenue – Rev. W, Muir, first Methodist Minister from 1909 to 1911.
  74. Mulrooney Avenue – Stephen Mulrooney, pioneer citizen.
  75. Newhook Street – Robert F. Newhook, pioneer citizen, first postmaster, 32 years in Grand Falls and brother Charles F. Newhook, Superintendent of construction during building of paper mill.
  76. Oak Drive – Trees
  77. O’Neil Avenue – John M. O’Neil, first Roman Catholic Bishop of Grand Falls.
  78. Park Street – Park and recreation site along this street.
  79. Patrick Street – Patrick Ballard, pioneer citizen.
  80. Pinewood Drive – Trees
  81. Pinsent Drive – Gordon Pinsent, prominent Canadian wirter, actor, director, and composer. Native of Grand Falls.
  82. Power Street – Thomas H. Power, pioneer citizen, welder and diver. Worked on the construction of the penstock and stock pipe line at the mill.
  83. Price’s Avenue – James Price, pioneer citizen
  84. Prince Place – Royalty
  85. Queen Street – Named to perpetuate our ties to the monarchy and the British Empire.
  86. Rice’s Avenue – Stanley Rice, pioneer citizen
  87. Rideout’s Avenue – Mark Rideout, pioneer citizen
  88. Sapling Street – Trees
  89. Scott Avenue – Wiliam Scott, Civil Engineer, first Engineer on construction of Botwood Railway. Later became Mill Manager.
  90. Shallow Street – Michael Shallow, pioneer resident, Fire Chief, Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the British Empire.
  91. Sheppard Street – Fred Sheppard, pioneer family, two sons Reginald and Maxwell killed in World War II.
  92. Smallwood Drive – Premier Joseph R. Smallwood
  93. Southcott Drive – Southcott family who came to Grand Falls in 1911 from England – Arthur, Raymond and Thomas were World War Veterans.
  94. Spruce Place – Trees
  95. Sullivan Street – Michael S. Sullivan, first survey of Reid lot with Scott and Beeton, Assistant Mill Superintendent, He came from Placentia Bay.
  96. Suvla Road – Location of First World War Battle.
  97. Thomas Street – Herbert George Thomas, pioneer citizen
  98. Tucker Place – Brigadier Walter B. Tucker, elected first Mayor of Grand Falls in 1961, served for 12 years.
  99. Turpin’s Place – Thomas Turpin, pioneer citizen
  100. Union Street – Unions, Local 88 and Local 63 established in 1910 and 1912.
  101. Vine Street – Trees
  102. Woodfern Place – Trees
  103. Wheeler’s Avenue – Dawe Wheeler, pioneer citizen
  104. Windsor Place – Town of Windsor
  105. Young Street – Peter Young, pioneer citizen
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