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Natal Road - where does the name come from?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Smith Jan 25. 3 Replies

Hi there everyone. New to the area and I was wondering if anyone could shed any light on the name Natal Road. Where does it come from? Are we talking natal, as in ante-natal classes, or Natal…Continue

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Richard Matz liked Chris Smith's discussion Natal Road - where does the name come from?
Jan 25
Chris Smith replied to Chris Smith's discussion Natal Road - where does the name come from?
"Thanks so much both for replying. I was fascinated by the name - it looked so incongruous stuck alongside York, Lancaster, Wakefield, Bosworth and Warwick which are so obviously on a Wars of the Roses theme! You must be right Richard, it's a…"
Jan 25
Richard McKeever replied to Chris Smith's discussion Natal Road - where does the name come from?
"Hi Chris, Welcome to the neighbourhood! Given the age of the housing in the area I woud guess the road was named after the South African province of Natal. During the second Boer War, Natal saw some fierce fighting, and was the location for a few…"
Jan 25
Hutch Woodward replied to Chris Smith's discussion Natal Road - where does the name come from?
"Just the name of places i should think - Wakefield, Bosworth, Lancaster, York, Warwick (formerly Jone's Lane before area was developed) Natal, Maidstone. Built about 1905 - the name of the estate may shed some light on the choice of names but…"
Jan 24
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Natal Road - where does the name come from?

Hi there everyone. New to the area and I was wondering if anyone could shed any light on the name Natal Road. Where does it come from? Are we talking natal, as in ante-natal classes, or Natal province in South Africa, or what? Thanks and hello Bounds Green!See More
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