Location 130
Location #130. Ray's Stable & Gig Shed.
Map 5

North Road



Location #130. Rays Stable & Gig Shed. North Road, south side.

Still Standing


Construction Details

Timber framed with 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 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