Location 350
Dwelling #350.
Map 10

Jocelyn Road


Long Alex's Gully


Dwelling #350. Jocelyn Road area. Long Alex's Gully, which is one gully north of Pigroot Gully.

Still Standing


The dwelling was demolished around 1959

Construction Details

Timber framed with corrugated iron cladding.

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 1870 - c1873 Alex McLachlan (Long Alex) Details
2 1924 - c1950 Charles Davis Jocelyn Details
3 c1950 - c1958 Alexander Charles Jocelyn Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
3193 1924 Charles Jocelyn took up 40 acres. Charles Jocelyn took up 40 acres of the Kawarau Station subdivision. This area was later to be increased into a very large farm. The family moved from dwelling #37 in what is now known as Miners Terrace, to a new house at the head of a gully just north of Pigroot Gully and close to what is now Jocelyn Road. This dwelling was #350, at the head of Long Alex gully, and one north of Pigroot Gully
3195 c1940 Marriage of Alex Jocelyn. Alex Jocelyn and his fiance, Hughena Joyce Bruce, lived in a back room of dwelling #350 for a short time before he left for the war. They were married on his last leave. Hughena moved to Alexandra and worked as a cook during the war.
3198 c1950 Alex and Hughena Jocelyn move into dwelling #350. Charles and Mary Jocelyn retired and moved to Dunedin. Alex and his wife Hughena moved from dwelling #349 to dwelling #350.
3200 c1958 Alex and family temporarily moved back into dwelling #349. Alex and family moved back into dwelling #349 while a new house was being built (dwelling #363)
3201 c1959 Dwelling #350 was demolished. Dwelling #350 was demolished about this time.


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