Location 349
Dwelling #349
Map 10



Pigroot Gully


Dwelling #349. Pigroot Gully, left bank. Close and in front of dwelling #363.

Still Standing


The house was demolished around 1972

Construction Details

Timber framed and clad with corrugated iron.

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 c1886 - c1897 Edward Tupker and Charles Wilson (?) Details
2 1945 - c1950 Alexander Charles Jocelyn Details
3 c1950 Mrs Rosamund Irving Details
4 c1951 - c1952 Kennith Fitchet Details
5 c1953 James Manson Details
6 c1958 - 1959 Alexander Charles Jocelyn Details
7 1970 - 1972 Alexander Keith Jocelyn Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
3184 c1886/1897 General notes. These two miners lived and mined in this area (Adams Gully) however there is no accurate information as to when or if they built or lived in dwelling #349. J P Parcell in his house by house resident survey mentions in this area : "Chas Wilson and Ted Tupker - old hut in gully" Dwelling #349 may have been their second residence, better constructed than their first dwellings which may have been #275 and #279. (shown on the Ridland's map of 1890, positioned close to Tupker and Wilson dam - location #276)
3185 1945 Alex Jocelyn returned from W.W.2. Alex Jocelyn returned from the second world war and with his wife, Hughena, lived in dwelling #349. He worked with his father Charles on the farm.
3186 c1950 Alex Jocelyn takes over the farm. Charles and Mary Jocelyn retired from the farm and moved to Dunedin. Alex took over the farm and his family moved from dwelling #349 to dwelling #350. For details of the Jocelyn children, see dwelling #350 - resident 2.
3187 c1950 Mrs Irving rented dwelling #349 from Alex Jocelyn. Mrs Irving rented dwelling #349 from Alex Jocelyn after he moved to dwelling #350 with his family. Mrs Irving lived here with her two boys. her husband had contracted tuberculosis and spent most of his time in hospital in Dunedin.
3189 c1951 Ken Fitchet rented dwelling #349 from Alex Jocelyn. Ken Fitchet and his wife rented dwelling #349 from Alex Jocelyn. They had lived in the Kawarau Gorge.
3191 c1953 Jim Manson rented dwelling #349 from Alex Jocelyn. Jim Manson and his wife rented dwelling #349 from Alex Jocelyn for around a year, before moving to Cromwell. Jim worked for Shaw's Transport of Arrowtown and drove the Atlantic petrol tanker that was based at the Cromwell railhead.
3192 c1958 General note. Alex Jocelyn and his family moved back into dwelling #349 while dwelling #363 was being built. Their new house was completed around 1959 and the family moved into it. Dwelling #349 was then used as a storage shed.


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