Connors

Place Name: Connors Road

Feature Type (Year Approved): Road (1965)

Name Origins: Commemorative

Definition: 

Irish, Manx: reduced form of Ó Conchobhair.

From: Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

Cultural Affiliation: Irish, Manx

Gender: Male

Naming Edmonton: From Ada to Zoie 

William H. Connors was a land investor and the proprietor and part owner of the Imperial Hotel at 99 Street and 101A Avenue. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, he owned River Lot 21, where Connors Road is located. He was also involved in the fur trade. Connors Road has been a feature in Edmonton since the early 1900s.

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