Location 97
Dwelling #97
Map 5

Templars Hill, Gibson Road



Dwelling #97. Base of Templars Hill, south side. Gibson Road, east side.

Still Standing


Construction Details

Pug with timber and galvanised corrugated iron roof.

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Interested Parties

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Group Date Description
1 1877 - 1902 William Dickey Details
2 c1888 - 1890 John James Perrow Details
3 1902 - 1923 Property remained empty Details
4 1923 - 1926 Scout Den Details
5 c1926 - c1948 John Hodson (2) Details
6 1948 - 1950 Mrs Daisy Hodson Details
7 1950 - James Lewis Hodson Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
1416 1877 William Dickey may have built dwelling #97 around 1877. William Dickey may have built dwelling #97 around 1877.
1422 1888 The Perrow family may have lived with the Dickey's in dwelling #97. The family may have stayed with the William Dickey family in dwelling #97. (J P Parcell's notes mentions "Mr & Mrs Dickey and Perrow - large crowd)
1424 1923 Dwelling #97 used as a Scout Den. The Bannockburn school teacher Mr Bert Simonsen formed a Scout Group. Dwelling #97 may have been offered as a Scout den. The building may have been owned by Mr John Hodson (2) at the time. It had been empty for some time and was in poor condition. The Scout group repaired and cleaned up the building. They also whitewashed the interior walls.
1426 c1913 Mr Hodson (2) purchased dwelling #97. Mr John Hodson (2) may have purchased dwelling #97 when he purchased the land around dwelling #92 where he lived with his family.
1427 c1926 Dwelling #97 used as a fruit packing shed. It appears that Mr Hodson used dwelling #97 ads a fruit packing shed once his orchard was established.
1428 1948 Ownership of dwelling #97 passed to Mrs Daisy Hodson. The ownership of dwelling #97 passed to Mr Hodsons widow Daisy Hodson when Mr Hodson was fatally injured in his Shepherds Creek coal mine (location #243)
1429 1950 Ownership passed to James Lewis Hodson On 9 Mar 1950, following the death of his mother, Mrs Daisy Hodson, the ownership of dwelling #97 passed to James Lewis Hodson.
1430 c1950 Dwelling #97 may have been demolished. About this time, Jim Hodson built a new fruit packing shed and coo store. Dwelling #97 may have been demolished at this time.


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