Originally the plans for the Streets of Port Moresby were drawn up in July and August 1886. The original name of the town was Granville West but the town is more commonly known after the name of the Port. Granville East was the name given to where the residence of the Governor General is.
Granville West - original streets
Captain James Dumont d'Urville
Explored PNG coast in the Astroblabe in 1829
Huon de Kermadec
A frenchman and colleague of D'Entrecasteaux
Herbert W Champion
Govt officer from 1902 - 1942
Captain William Bampton of the East India Company
British Naval Officer and explorer - Master of the "Hormuzeer".
A ship of the East India Company
Named after one of Bampton and Alt's ships - the Master of the Chesterfield was Matthew B. Alt.