Placenames – Kimberley Road

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Our school backs onto Kimberley Road.

Kimberley Road was named after a British victory.

The town of Kimberley in South Africa

was besieged by the Boers.

The siege began on 14th October 1899

and was ended  on 15th February 1900.

Click HERE to read more about the Siege of Kimberley.


People in Greystones used call Kimberley Road,

the Green Lane and the White Road,

because of the surface of the road over time.


Thanks to Gary Acheson and members of Historical Greystones Facebook page for this information.

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