Location #130. Rays Stable & Gig Shed. North Road, south side.
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.
|1||c1902 - 1924||Charles Ray||Details|
|2||1924 - 1929||Mrs Jane Ray||Details|
|3||1929 -||Miss Isabella Sarah McWhirter||Details|
The table below shows any historical notes about the location.
|Note||Date||Short Description||Note Text|
|1977||1902||The gig shed was probably built around this time.||The gig shed was probably built by Charles ray when he became the secretary of the Cromwell and Bannockburn Colliery Company.|
|1978||1924||General Notes.||Mr Charles Ray continued to use his horse and gig to travel to Cromwell to his job at the office of Scotts Coal until his death. The shed had the gig shed in the back or southern end, with the doors opening east. The stable was in the front or northern end, with the door opening east. Some time later when it was converted into a car garage, large wooden doors were added to the northern end.|
|1979||1924||Mrs Jane Ray would have used Charles horse and gig after his death in 1924.||Mrs Jane Ray would have used Charles horse and gig after his death in 1924.|
|1980||1929||Mrs Ray sold the gig shed to Miss I S McWhirter.||Mrs Ray sold all of her chattels which would have included the horse and gig. She moved from Bannockburn to Dunedin.|
|1981||1929||General Notes.||Miss Isabella McWhirter purchased dwellings #69 and #130 from Mrs Jane Ray. She never lived in or used either of these locations. The gig shed was no longer used as a gig shed. Later on it was probably used as a car garage but for many years it has remained empty as it is today (2016).|
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|Image Id||Source||Date||Short Description|
|292||Paul Crump||1998||Dwelling #130 - looking east.||View Image|