Location 195
Dwelling #195.
Map 6

Cairnmuir Terrace



Dwelling #195. Cairnmuir terrace, west of and overlooking Bannockburn Inlet. The site is now part of the Cairnmuir camping ground.

Still Standing


The dwelling was accidentally burnt down in 1946.

Construction Details

Timber framed with timber weatherboards and 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 1939 - 1946 William & Eileen Olds Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
2357 1939 The couple moved into dwelling #195. When they earned enough money to build their new house (dwelling #195) they moved from dwelling #61 into #195.
2358 1946 Dwelling #195 accidentally burnt down. Dwelling #195 was accidentally burnt down. The family may have moved back into dwelling #61 at this time.
2359 c2000 Discovery of gold !! The site of dwelling #195 is now part of the Cairnmuir camping ground. A camper scratching in the ground came across some small gold nuggets in a group. It appears that the gold had been in a small bottle belonging to William Olds who was a keen prospector. The gold had been lost when dwelling #195 was burnt down in 1946. Mrs Eileen Olds recalled the story when the camp owners M& Mrs Paterson told her of the find.


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
252 Mrs E Olds - Cromwell 1939 Dwelling #195 - Olds Residence, Carinmuir View Image
706 Mr M Crabbe - Cromwell May 1939 Dwelling #195 - Cairnmuir. Looking south. View Image