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Can you name the historical sources for these street names in Cheltenham?
  1. Brooke Road
  2. Clements Road
  3. Mill Road
  4. Hammond Road
  5. Pleasant Hill Drive
  6. Deaver Road
Answers
  1. H. Carrol Brooke, President of the Board of Commissioners 1922 – 1935.
  2. Rev. Samuel Clements, founder of the Cheltenham Military Academy in 1871.
  3. Named for the corn and fulling mill built by Tobias Leech on the Tookany Creek at Church Road.
  4. After Charles Hammond and Son, a factory that made hatchets, sledges, and hammers in the mid to late 1800s.
  5. After Amos Jones Estate “Pleasant Hill” on the northeast corner of Ashbourne Road and Oak Lane Road.
  6. After Dr. John Deaver, inventor of the appendectomy, whose home stands today on the road.