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Right bank of Bannockburn Creek, eastern side of the inlet, opposite Slaughteryard Hill. Very close to the Excelsior No 2 Coal Mine (Parcell & Gibson) approx 0.8 km from the Kawarau River.
The mine is mentioned in Heart of the Desert ( J P Parcell ) but no details provided. Ah Kew is listed in Stones directory as a coal pit proprietor/.
|Stones directory listing for Ah Kew.
Ah Kew listed in Stones directory as being a gardener and herbalist - Chinese doctor living in Cromwell. He also acted as an interpreter.
|Death of Ah Kew
Ah Kew died on 26 Oct 1893. He was accidentally poisoned after eating pigs trotters that he had cooked for himself. He is buried in the Cromwell cemetery.
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