William Richard Parcell
Dwelling #83
Group Number 1

Group Members

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No Last Name First Names Maiden Name Relationship Occupation Born Died School Year
1 Parcell William Richard Husband Gold miner


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Note Date Short Description Note Text
1249 General Notes

Mr Parcell's wife Mary Magdeline O'Brien died in july 1985. Shortly afterwards he built a timber framed, corrugated iron clad, one roomed hut. It was built on the site of dwelling #82 which had burned to the ground, and incorporated one of the stone chimneys from the previous dwelling. Mr Parcell lived here on his own until he was no longer able to look after himself. He then shifted to the Ross home in Dunedin, where he died on 4 July 1930, at he age of 95 years.

1250 1930 Dwelling #83 was moved.

In 1930, Mr Ted Lawrence dragged Mr Parcells hut (dwelling #83) down the hill with his Chevrolet truck. It was relocated behine the stone store (location #87). At this new location the building is known as dwelling #85 - for residents from 1930 onwards please refer to that location.


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