Royal Don Hotel

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* In August 1896 A NEW POINT IN THE LAW OF EXCISE.
 
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BALLARAT. Friday.
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At the city court to-day, W. H, Oatway landlord of the Royal Don Hotel, was charged with vending spirits 27 deg. under proof. Mr. Barrett, who appeared for the defence, showed that Mr O'Connor, excise inspector, had purchased the liquor from Mrs. Oatway during the absence of her husband, who was licensee of the hotel, and who was therefore not responsible, as the sale took place while he was away from the premises. The defence was upheld, and the case was dismissed, with £2 2s. costs against the department.<ref> The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954)  Sat 15 Aug 1896 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/190619396?</ref>
At the city court to-day, W. H, Oatway landlord of the Royal Don Hotel, was charged with vending spirits 27 deg. under proof. Mr. Barrett, who appeared for the defence, showed that Mr O'Connor, excise inspector, had purchased the liquor from Mrs. Oatway during the absence of her husband, who was licensee of the hotel, and who was therefore not responsible, as the sale took place while he was away from the premises. The defence was upheld, and the case was dismissed, with £2 2s. costs against the department.
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Latest revision as of 04:38, 13 August 2019

Royal Don Hotel,, Courtesy Max Harris Photography Collection, Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute

Contents

Background

Site

The hotel was on the south-east corner of Mair Street and Raglan Street North, Ballarat.[1]

History

The Royal Don Hotel was opened on 16 April 1868, and was closed by the Reduction Board in 1911. [2]

Community Involvement

The People

James Dean, son of Martha and Samuel Dean.[3]

Martha Dean, wife of Samuel Dean.[4]

Samuel Dean, husband of Martha Dean.[5]

  • In 1873 the prorietor was E. Smith.[6]
  • In 1888-89> the publican was H. Ottway[7]

Legacies

See also

Hotels

Notes

  • In August 1896 A NEW POINT IN THE LAW OF EXCISE.

At the city court to-day, W. H, Oatway landlord of the Royal Don Hotel, was charged with vending spirits 27 deg. under proof. Mr. Barrett, who appeared for the defence, showed that Mr O'Connor, excise inspector, had purchased the liquor from Mrs. Oatway during the absence of her husband, who was licensee of the hotel, and who was therefore not responsible, as the sale took place while he was away from the premises. The defence was upheld, and the case was dismissed, with £2 2s. costs against the department.[8]

References

  1. Ballarat Courier, 04 July 1973.
  2. Ballarat Courier, 04 July 1973.
  3. Ballarat Courier, 04 July 1973.
  4. Ballarat Courier, 04 July 1973.
  5. Ballarat Courier, 04 July 1973.
  6. Ballarat Courier, 04 July 1973.
  7. F. W. Niven & Co's Ballarat and District Directory for 1888-9
  8. The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Sat 15 Aug 1896 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/190619396?


Further Reading

External Links


--Clare K.Gervasoni 12:15, 7 January 2018 (AEDT) --Mjeffs 14:30, 13 August 2019 (AEST)

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