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     Both 'Coniston' and 'Thurlston' are described as substantial timber Californian bungalows.  Built around 1913-14, both were possibly designed by the same architect, Selwyn Goldsbrow.  Twenty-five pages of specifications
Cyrus Joseph Brown arrived from Sheffield, England in December 1863, and became an apprentice builder in Auckland.  Moving to Thames in 1867, he married his cousin Mary Anne Darkin and
The Brian Boru was one of over one hundred hotels in Thames during the gold rush era.
Built in the early days of the goldfield (1867-1868) as a single story house by J. McDonald, a lawyer who later became the first democratically elected Mayor.
(Also known as 'Superior Diary'). This kauri building, erected in 1868, is typical of the high stud commercial architecture of the period. It was originally built and occupied by William