Nelson Historical Society Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1, 1966
Runs off Emano Street. There was a passenger Murphy on the Brougham. In the notes on street names left by the late Charles Kid-son, he said Murphy was an early settler and suggested that the terrace at the head of Murphy Street be called after Thompson, the first magistrate, who was associated with Murphy on the Brougham. The Council acted on this suggestion.