Belfast Hotel (Wendouree)

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For other hotels with the same or similar names, see Belfast Hotel.

The Belfast Hotel was in Ballarat, Victoria, <1862-1864>.

Contents

Background

The hotel had been known as the Nag's Head before 1862.[1]

History

Site

In 1862 the address was given as Wendouree Parade.[2] In 1863, the address of the hotel was given as "the swamp", meaning Lake Wendouree.[3] Hargreaves identifies the site as being on the corner of Forest Street and Howitt Street.[1]

Innovations

Community Involvement

In 1864, the Belfast Hotel was used as the venue for the inquest into Mary Peart who was killed by a boiler explosion at the Durham Gold Mining Co.[4]

Works Produced

Workplace Relations

The People

Legacies

See also

Notes


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 23, 1943, Ballarat
  2. 2.0 2.1 1862 'DISTRICT POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 18 June, p. 2, viewed 12 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66324917
  3. 3.0 3.1 1863 'BALLARAT WEST PUBLICANS' ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 12 June, p. 4, viewed 10 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72514938
  4. 4.0 4.1 The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), Monday 3 October 1864, page 1, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66348515
  5. The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864) Fri 21 Jun 1861 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66340039?


Further Reading

External Links


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