Location 79
Dwelling #79.
Map 5

Terrace Road



Dwelling #79 - Terrace Road, north side. Nevis Street, west side.

Still Standing


Construction Details

Timber framed, galvanised corrugated iron cladding. 4 rooms.

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 1882 - 1898 John Peake Details
2 1898 - 1908 Mrs Elizabeth Woodhouse Details
3 c1910 - c1918 James Crombie Parcell Details
4 c1918 - 1921 Robert Smith Details
5 c1925 - c1951 Mrs Jane Agnes Scott (owner - non-resident) Details
6 c1925 - 1929 Wolf George Auld Details
7 c1930 - 1943 Mr William Elliot Scott Details
8 1943 - c1948 Claude Liggins Details
9 c1948 - c1951 Murray Robert Newman Details
10 c1951 - c1953 Mrs Eleanor Marion Ritchie Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
1205 1897 Mrs Elizabeth Woodhouse purchased dwelling #79. It appears that Mrs Woodhouse leased the Carrick Range Hotel (location #60) to Mr Thomas Ellis, and purchased dwelling #79.
1209 c1918 Robert Smith returned from WW1. Robert Smith returned from WW1 with a new bride who he met in Britain, Blanche Labina ..... (Barbara). The couple moved into dwelling #79.
1213 c1925 Mrs Scott purchased dwelling #79. Around 1925, Mrs Jane Agnes Scott purchased dwelling #79 and rented it to Mr W G Auld.
1221 1929 The Scott family move into dwelling #79. The Scott family moved from dwelling #148 to dwelling #79 when the Auld family moved to dwelling #74.
1222 1943 The Scott family move to dwelling #113. Mr Scott purchased dwelling #113 and the family moved to there from dwelling #79. It is not clear if dwelling #79 was sold at this time or rented out.
1214 c1925 The Auld family rent dwelling #79. It appears that Mr Auld and his wife may have moved to dwelling #79 which they rented from Mrs Scott - who was living in Middlemarch.
1223 c1943 The Liggins family moved to Bannockburn from Becks, and lived in dwelling #79. The Liggins family moved to Bannockburn from Becks, and lived in dwelling #79. Darkie Liggins was a rabbiter and had a ferret pit where he kept his pet ferrets.
1228 c1951 Mrs Eleanor Ritchie purchased dwelling #79. Mrs Ritchie purchased dwelling #79 around 1951 and moved from dwelling #109 where she had lived with her daughter Rata Dorothy Kitto and her husband for some time. Mildred Eleanor Ritchie, who was Mrs Ritchie's eldest daughter, returned from Dunedin to live with her mother. Alan Ritchie, who was Mrs Ritchies son and a builder, Jack Gibson built Mrs Ritchie a new mud brick house about 10m behind (south of dwelling #79) and this new house became dwelling #80.
1229 c1953 Mrs Ritchie moved into dwelling #80. Mrs Ritchie and her daughter moved into their new house (dwelling #80) and dwelling #79 was left empty for some time before being demolished.


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
482 Miss A Parcell Collection 1899 Bannockburn Township - Bannockburn-Nevis Road. View Image
2006 Cromwell Argus 20 Jul 1908 Dwelling #79 - For Sale View Image