James Horn
Dwelling #82
Group Number 1

Group Members

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No Last Name First Names Maiden Name Relationship Occupation Born Died School Year
1 Horn James Owner Storekeeper 1855


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Note Date Short Description Note Text
1241 1855 Birth of James Horn

James horn was born in Scotland in 1855.

1242 1880 Mr Horn came to Quartzville.

Mr Horn came to Quartzville and went into partnership with John G Anderson. Togethr they purchased William Bennetts general store.

1243 c1883 Horn & Anderson purchased Halliday's store.

Horn & Anderson purchased Halliday's store (dwelling #468) and Halliday's Hotel (dwelling #222). Mr Horn closed down the hotel and transferred the licence to the Bannockburn Hotel (location #115). The store was run as a branch of Horn & Anderson - General Store.

1244 1883 Horn & Anderson purchase the Bannockburn Co-Op Store building.

on May 15 1883, Horn & Anderson purchased the Bannockburn Co-Operative Store building (dwelling #87) and re-opened it as a butchery, a bakery and a general store.

1245 c1883 Around this time James Horn had dwelling #82 built for him.

About this time James Horn may have moved from Quartzville to Bannockburn and had dwelling #82 built for him as his residence.

1246 1886 James and his brother buy out Mr Anderson's share in the store.

on March 20 1886, James Horn and his brother Alexander brought out Mr Anderson's share in the general store.

1247 c1898 James Horn purchased a Moa egg.

James Horn purchased a Moa egg for £2 (two pound) from Mr Arch McDonald, who may have found it on the Cromwell lower flat in May 1898.

1248 c1900 Dwelling #82 burnt to the ground.

It appears that about this time, dwelling #82 burnt to the ground, leaving only the two chimneys standing. James Horn may have moved to dwelling #105 where he lived with his brother Alexander and family.


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
121 Cromwell Argus via Paul Crump 25 Aug 1886 Paddocks - Cromwell Flats - Horn & Anderson View Image