Location 137
Dwelling #137
Map 1

Menzies Terrace


Stewart Town


Dwelling #137. Stewart Town, Menzies Terrace. (shown on Ridlands Map)

Still Standing


Construction Details

Pug with timber frame. Corrugated iron cladding and roof. Extension on the north end.

Location Type


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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 c1876 - 1909 Adam Aitken Details
2 c1882 - 1909 Thomas Aitken Details
3 1895 - 1898 Charles Angel (Snr) Details
4 1909 - J Lynn (Mrs) Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
33 1876 Adam Aitken moves to Stewart Town It appears that Adam (Aitken) moved from the Carrick Range area to Stewart Town, where he may have built dwelling #137
53 1909 Mrs J Lynn takes over dwelling #137 Mrs J Lynn took over the Aitken property, including dwelling #137. It is not clear if the Lynn family lived in the dwelling or what it was used for. Dwelling #137 may have been converted to a gig shed for the Lynn family
54 1910 Valuation report does no include corrugated iron house A valuation report of Stewart Town did not list a corrugated iron house, but did mention a gig shed. Was this the original dwelling #137 ?


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
10 Ron Murray 1890 Map produced for sale by Andrew Farquharson Ridland of Bannockburn. View Image
33 Ron Murray c 1898 (or before) Family group possibly outside the Aitkens dwelling in Stewart Town View Image
623 R Murray - Cromwell c1898 Stewart Town - looking west View Image
652 Paul Crump - Bannockburn 2001 Remains of dwelling #137. View Image
653 Paul Crump - Bannockburn 2001 Remains of dwelling #137. View Image