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