Location 111
Location #111 - Blacksmith-Smithy
Map 5

Bannockburn-Nevis Road



Location #111 - Blacksmith-Smithy. Bannockburn-Nevis Road, west side.

Still Standing


Construction Details

Timber framed, corrugated iron cladding.

Location Type

Commercial Building

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Interested Parties

The table below shows the groups of people that had an interest in this property, either as owners, residents, tenants or shareholders. Clicking on the 'Details' link will display a list of the individuals in the group along with any known historical information about them.

Group Date Description
1 1887 - 1906 William Sutherland (1) Details
2 1906 - 1917 William Price Details
3 1917 - Cecil Earnest McNamara Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
1708 1887 William Sutherland moved from Quartzville to Bannockburn. In April of 1887, Mr Sutherland shifted his general farrier and blacksmith business from Quartzville to Doctor's Flat, Bannockburn (location #111).
1712 1906/1907 William Sutherland sold the blacksmith shop and his residence to William Price. William Sutherland sold the blacksmith business (location #111) and his residence (dwelling #112) to William Price. It is not known at this time where William Sutherland (1) moved to, although it is possible that he moved to dwelling #13.
1713 various Some employess of William Sutherland while in the blacksmith business. Some of the employees of William Sutherland in the blacksmith business were : Mr Tully, William Atchison, Samuel Flaming, Mr Wishardt, Mr Aldridge, Mr McCashell.
1714 1917 William Price sells the blacksmith business to Cecil McNamara. William Price sells the blacksmith business to Cecil McNamara.
1716 1917 Advertisement in the Cromwell Argus. On 16 July an advertisement appeared in the Cromwell Argus stating the Mr C E McNamara had commenced business as a horse shoer, wheelwright, and general blacksmith in Lowburn. He also stated that he had taken over the business of William Price in Bannockburn.


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
115 Cromwell Argus via Paul Crump c1887 William Sutherland - Blacksmith, Doctors Flat, Bannockburn View Image
118 Cromwell Argus - Eileen Olds 1887 Advertisement for William Sutherland, Blacksmith at Doctors Flat, Bannockburn View Image
482 Miss A Parcell Collection 1899 Bannockburn Township - Bannockburn-Nevis Road. View Image
1761 Cromwell Argus 16 Jul 1917 C E McNamara (dwelling #111). Horse-shoer, wheelwright and general blacksmith. View Image