Atlantic Hotel

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Former Atlantic Hotel, 2019. Photo Marilyn Jeffs

The Atlantic Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1864-2014>

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Background

  • The Atlantic Hotel, Skipton-street, William Scott licensee, was burned down this morning, about half-past two o'clock, and scarcely any-thing was saved. The fire is supposed to have originated in some clothes left before the fire to dry. The hotel, which is the property of Magill and Coglan, is insured for £200 in the National, and the stock for £250 in the Victoria Fire Insurance office.[1]
  • Mrs Ellen Jacks, licensee of the Atlantic Hotel, was on Thursday fined £10 for having the bar door of her licensed premises open after hours[2]
  • In the city court on Friday, James Tresize, licensee of the Atlantic. Hotel, Ballarat South, was charged with having permitted persons to assemble on his licensed premises during prohibited hours and allowed them to play a game of cards known as 'Nap.' Defendant was fined £2 on each charge. Four men who were found in the hotel without lawful excuse were each fined £2, and one of them was also fined £2 for having given the police a wrong name and address. Two of the men were found hiding under a bed. and a third was in a wardrobe. There was a large influx of Christmas visitors to Ballarat on Friday.[3]

History

The hotel had previously been called the Prince Charlie Hotel.

DANIEL BROPHY having opened the Atlantic Hotel (late Prince Charlie) Sebastopol road, solicits a call from all old friends.[4]

Site

The Atlantic Hotel was in Skipton Street.[5] In 1868 it was described as being next to the Band of Hope No. 2 shaft.[6]

Innovations

Community Involvement

In July 1868, Mr. Doane, a candidate for the seat of Ballarat West, spoke at a meeting at the hotel.[6]

Works Produced

Workplace Relations

The People

Legacies

See also

Notes


References

  1. The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Mon 28 Aug 1882 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/198560701?
  2. The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Sat 22 Apr 1905 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/9892289?
  3. The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Sat 25 Dec 1915 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/154912112?
  4. 4.0 4.1 The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), Saturday 2 July 1864, page 3.
  5. 1929 'OLD TAVERNS AT BALLARAT.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 26 January, p. 9 Supplement: Saturday Camera Supplement, viewed 3 October, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3999898
  6. 6.0 6.1 1868 'MR DOANE AT THE ATLANTIC HOTEL.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 27 July, p. 4, viewed 26 May, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article113846042
  7. The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Mon 28 Aug 1882 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/198560701?
  8. F. W. Niven & Co's Ballarat and District Directory for 1888-9
  9. The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Sat 22 Apr 1905 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/9892289?
  10. The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Sat 16 Aug 1913 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/7257308?
  11. The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Sat 25 Dec 1915 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/154912112?
  12. Sands & McDougall's Directory of Ballarat. 1970-1972


Further Reading

External Links


--Mjeffs 11:36, 26 February 2019 (AEDT)

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