Dwelling #370 - Hut Approx 150m upstream of the existing Bannockburn Bridge on the right bank of the Kawarau River.
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|1||1869 - 1871||James Nicholas||Details|
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|3266||1869||James Nicholas discovered lignite opposite Richards Ferry.||in April 1869 James Nicholas discovered and opened up a seam of lignite opposite Richards Ferry on the Bannockburn side of the Kawarau River. He gave the mine the name of the Gladstone Coal Works.|
|3267||1879||Electoral roll records||The electoral roll for the period of the last day of August 1870 to the first day of Sept 1871 for Dunstan mentions Mr J Nicholas. It states that his place of abode is near Cromwell at Bannockburn Ferry, Kawarau River, Gladstone Coal Works. There are no details of dwelling #370 or who lived in it after James Nicholas.|
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