Location 148
Dwelling #148.
Map 2

Felton Road


Kawarau River Flat


Dwelling #148. Felton Road, Kawarau River Flat. North side on main road in centre of the Phoenix Orchard. Shown on the Ridland's map of 1890.

Still Standing


Construction Details

Pug with galvanised corrugated iron roof.

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 c1889 - 1890 Francis Henry Woodhouse Details
2 c1890 - c1920 James William Gibson Details
3 c1890 - 1941 Mrs Ellen Mary Gibson Details
4 1942 - 1951 Francis Gibson Fitzgerald Details
5 ? Beaton Details
6 ? Bell Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
2082 1890 James Gibson may have purchased dwelling #148 from Francis Woodhouse. James Gibson may have purchased dwelling #148 from Francis Woodhouse. The property was covered in tall tussock which James Gibson broke in with a horse drawn scraper and plough. Apple and peach trees were also planted. Mr Gibson worked as a coal miner in the Bannockburn Creek area.
2092 1920 Ellen Mary Gibson remained at dwelling #148 after her husbands death. After the death of her husband, Ellen MAry Gibson continued to live in dwelling #148. She may have lived with one of her daughters, or possibly with Mr & Mrs W E Scott.


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
424 Paul Crump, Bannockburn 1999 Dwelling #148 - looking north west - Felton Road View Image
425 Paul Crump, Bannockburn 1999 Dwelling #148 - looking west, Felton Road View Image