LOCATION:   90 Main Street, Hahndorf

SHR 13142 – confirmed as a State Heritage Place 14 August 1986

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Mr Jahn replaced the original pioneer cottage that stood on this site in 1858 with this simple brick cottage and later sold it to Friedrich Wotzke, a dyer and missionary, in 1880.

Early Ownership

(Information from The Hahndorf Allotments Database. by Reg Butler)

Old Lot No. New Lot No. Street No. Street Name
House 21 N.H. 24 90 MAIN STREET
Year Sold New Owner Occupation Owner's Home Personal
1839 Gottlob Zilm brickmaker Hahndorf From Goltzen, Brandenburg
1853 Gottlob Zilm # yeoman Hahndorf GRO title.
1858 Heinrich Jahn % shoemaker Hahndorf LTO title 1880.
1880 Friedrich Wotzke sen dyer Hahndorf  

Carl Bom

Wilhelm Ey





Executors. F Wotzke died 1894.
1914 Friedrich Wotzke jun * teacher Narridy Son of F Wotzke sen.

Otto Wotzke

Walter Wotzke

Edgar Wotzke







Sons of F Wotzke jun.
1961 Otto Wotzke teacher Balhannah  
1981 Mark Wotzke dental surgeon Hahndorf Son of O Wotzke.


  • # 1856 Moved to Nain, near Greenock.

  • % H Jahn had moved to Blumberg by 1863.  Leased the property to James Gates from 1880, and perhaps from c1863.  J Gates was a brother-in-law to A Pade sen on Lot NH 23.

  • * F Wotzke jun was the last teacher in charge of Hahndorf's Lutheran school at the time the Government closed it in 1917.  One of his later duties was to tutor the children of the artist, Sir Hans Heysen.

  • 3727/65 current title