Place Name: Connors Road
Feature Type (Year Approved): Road (1965)
Name Origins: Commemorative
Irish, Manx: reduced form of Ó Conchobhair.
From: Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland
Cultural Affiliation: Irish, Manx
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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