Location 238
Dwelling #238
Map 8

Schoolhouse Road


Lower Smiths Gully


Dwelling #238. Schoolhouse Road, Lower Smiths Gully, north side, in the old school grounds.

Still Standing


The house was gone by 1871 when the first school was built.

Construction Details

Pug with timber frame, corrugated iron roof.

Location Type


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Interested Parties

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Group Date Description
1 c1866 - c1870 Henrich Behrens (Max) Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
2686 c1866 Henrich Behrens came to Bannockburn It appears that Henrich Behrens may have come to Bannockburn about this time and mined in Smiths Gully, building dwelling #238.


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
385 Bannockburn School Jubilee Booklet 1871-1946 c1877 Bannockburn School - Schoolhouse Road - Smith's Gully View Image
457 Cromwell Argus via Paul Crump 1876 Henrich Behrens - Wheelwright and Coach Builder View Image
1103 Cromwell Argus via Paul Crump 1879 Heinrich Behrens. Wheelwright & Coachbuilder - Cromwell. View Image
1104 Cromwell Argus via Paul Crump 1886 Heinrich Behrens. Carpenter, Wheelwright & Coachbuilder. Cromwell View Image