LOCATION:   55 Main Street, Hahndorf

SHR 13139 – confirmed as a State Heritage Place 14 August 1986

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Originally built as a pharmacist's shop c1852, this stone and brick cottage was associated with the Habich family.

Refer also to National Clothing Factory - Hahndorf  for further details.

Early Ownership 

Information from The Hahndorf Allotments Database compiled by Reg Butler.

Old Lot No. New Lot No. Street No. Street Name
House S.H. 18 55 Main Street
Year Sold New Owner Occupation Owner's Home Personal
1849 Joseph Remfrey % mining captain Kanmantoo Land grant.
1853 Wilhelm Habich yeoman Hahndorf GRO title
1893 Louise Habich widow of Wilhelm Habich Hahndorf Nee Schultz. Died 1899.

August Habich ^

blacksmith Lobethal Executor. LTO title.
1901 August Habich  ^ blacksmith Lobethal Son of W & L Habich.
1912 National Clothing Manufacturing Co Ltd clothing manufacturer James Place, Adelaide  
1936 Dorothea Wittwer home duties Hahndorf  

John Mollenhof and

Marie, his wife


married woman




George Sayers and

Hendricka, his wife


married woman




Ian Harvey and

Elizabeth, his wife

share farmer

married woman



1973a Rosslyn Holmes interior decorator Stirling  
1973b Susan Tam married woman 'Alfoxton' Aldgate  
1981 Robert Ewen retired Hahndorf  
1983 Carl Garber antique dealer Lake South NSW  


  • %  A former miner from the Harz Mountains
  • ^  His mother, L Habich, died 1899.  She was a daughter of Christoph Schultz.
  • 1936 - the National Clothing Manufacturing Co Ltd divided SH 18 into two sub-lots:
    • Sub-lot 1:  53 Main St - 2201/180 current title.
    • Sub-lot 2:  55 Main St - 4299/245 Metric title.
    • Sub-lot 3:  7 Auricht Rd
    • Sub-lot 4:  9 Auricht Rd