Location 326
Location #326 - Shepherds Creek Store.
Map 8

Bannockburn-Nevis Road


Shepherds Creek


Location #326 - Shepherds Creek Store. Lower Smith's Gully, Bannockburn-Nevis Road, Shepherds Creek. (exact location unknown)

Still Standing


In 1871, the store was shifted a short distance and became dwelling #468.

Construction Details

Timber framed with corrugated iron cladding.

Location Type

Commercial Building

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Interested Parties

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Group Date Description
1 1866 - 1870 John Graham Halliday Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
3135 1865 John Halliday started his store in Shepherds Creek. About this time John Halliday started his store in Shepherds Creek (dwelling #326). It may have been that the store was actually part of the Shepherds Creek Hotel (location #222). Notes from the original unpublished Heart of the Desert indicate the location of John Halliday's shanty store building,bakery and post office was at the bend of the road between Poverty Terrace and Smith's Gully (at the junction of Shepherds Creek).
3137 1866 Electoral roll records. It appears from the electoral roll records that John Halliday's dwelling #326 was a "timber and iron store".
3138 1868 A Post Office was added to the store. About this time it appears a post office was added to the store. (Parcell's notes)
3139 1870 The Shepherds Creek Hotel and store was moved. In December the Shepherds Creek Hotel, the store and the post office were shifted a short distance. (from Heart of the Desert - original)


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