Location 291
Dwelling #291.
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Bannockburn Road


Upper Bannockburn Valley / Happy Valley


Dwelling #291. Upper Bannockburn Valley, Happy Valley.

Still Standing


Construction Details

Timber weatherboards with corrugated iron roof.

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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 c1935 - c1952 Thomas Smith Details
2 c1952 - 1969 George Colling Details
3 1969 - Edgar Parcell Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
3024 c1935 Dwelling #291 is built. About this time, Mr Smith had dwelling #291 built for himself and his wife. They then moved from Rose Cottage (dwelling #294) to their new home. They remained there until the farm was sold and they moved away to Cromwell. (?)
3026 c1952 The farm was sold to Mr George Colling. About this time the farm, including dwelling #291 was sold to Mr George Colling and his wife who had been working at Kawarau Station.
3029 c1952 Mr George Colling purchased the farm. About this time, Mr George Colling purchased the farm and dwelling #291. They moved from Kawarau Station where Mr & Mrs Colling were working as the married couple, living in part of dwelling #285.
3030 1969 George Colling sold the farm to Mr Edgar Parcell. Mr Colling sold the farm, and dwelling #291 to Mr E Parcell. The Colling family moved to Cromwell where George purchased the Golden Age Hotel.


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