Location 124
Dwelling #124
Map 5

Bannockburn-Nevis Road



Dwelling #124. Bannockburn-Nevis Road, east side, close to the road, in front of dwelling #106.

Still Standing


Construction Details

Timber framed, galvanised corrugated iron cladding. Built by E Lawrence from the materials of dwelling #126.

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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 1928 - 1989 Mr Edward Lawrence Details
2 1989 - 1996 Mrs Jane Lawrence Details
3 1996 - 1997 Mrs J Howse Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
1920 1928 General Notes This storage shed - truck garage was built by Ted Lawrence from materials salvaged from dwelling #126 and #102. It was used to garage Mr Lawrence's various vehicles. The shed was also used to store cases of four gallon tins of petrol which was used and sold by Mr Lawrence. There was a small store-room at the north end of the building that was later converted into a workshop. Mr Lawrence sold petrol as part of his business. Initially petrol was sold in four gallon tins. Then a portable bowser with a 40 gallon petrol barrel was mounted on a trolley and wheeled out to a vehicle. Finally a manual petrol bowser was installed beside dwelling #124 with an underground tank. This as later upgraded to an electric pump. initially Ted Lawrence sold 'Big Tree', then 'British Petroleum' then finally 'Shell' petrol.
1921 1960 General Notes When Ted Lawrence sold his cartage business to McDonald Transport of Cromwell, Shell removed the petrol pump and tank. Mr J D Stewart of the Stone Store (dwelling #87) took up the petrol contract with Shell and a petrol pump and underground tank was installed in front of dwelling #87. On his retirement from the cartage business, Ted Lawrence used dwelling 3124 as a firewood and general storage shed, as well as a garage for his Austin Mini car.
1922 1989 General Notes After the death of Mr Lawrence, his Widow, Mrs Jane Lawrence continued to use the shed for firewood and general storage.
1924 1996 The property was sold to Mrs J Howse. The property sat vacant until it was sold in 1996 to Mrs J Howse of Dunedin. She is the grand-daughter of Mrs Jane Lawrence, daughter of Ivy Lawrence (Mrs Urquhart) of Hawea.
1925 1996 Mrs Howse upgraded the dwelling. Mrs Howse converted and upgraded the interior of dwelling #124. It is now lined out, and used as a dressmaking studio, with a lean-to woodshed and garage.


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
315 Paul Crump 1998 Dwelling #124 - looking north west. View Image
316 Paul Crump 1998 Dwelling #124 - looking south east. View Image