Location 513
Dwelling #513
Map 6



Kawarau River


Dwelling #513 Kawarau River, true right bank on the site of the Kawarau Bridge Company's bridge.

Still Standing


The dwelling was removed when the bridge was built.

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Interested Parties

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Group Date Description
1 ? - 1872 Stades F Graver. Details


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Note Date Short Description Note Text
3606 various General notes. Prior to 1872, Mr Graver had a residence site on the true right bank of the Kawarau River, half way between the two ferry sites (Richard's Ferry #156 and Stuart's Ferry #157). Around 1872, John Richards formed a syndicate with John Grant and John McCormack, the intention being to build a bridge across the Kawarau River at Bannockburn. The Kawarau Bridge Company came into existence and Mr Richards proceeded to carry out his charter from the provincial government authorising him to build a bridge between the two ferry sites, and to charge a toll. The proposed approach to the bridge on the Bannockburn side passed through the residence of Mr S F Graver. The crown was required to take the residence site for the bridge construction. Mr Graver was compensated for the loss of his dwelling and land. It is not known where Mr Graver moved to.


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