Canberra Hotel

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Vine Hotel, Courtesy Max Harris Photography Collection, Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute
Former Canberra Hotel, 2019. Photo Marilyn Jeffs

The Canberra Hotel in Ballarat was built on 1884..

Contents

Background

The Canberra Hotel was one of several hotels to trade from this building, or on this site. Others include the:

Site

The Canberra Hotel was on the north east corner of Creswick Road and Macarthur Street.

History

The Canberra Hotel was a watering hole for both patrons and horses of the Ballaarat Tramway. The tram stop was out the front of the hotel.

Community Involvement

The People

Legacies

The building is still standing and is used as a bed and breakfast business.


See also

Hotels Vine Hotel

Notes

  • In October 1924 Two men, who had been found after hours in the Canberra Hotel without lawful excuse, were each fined £1. A charge against the licensee, William Jane, of having allowed the men to remain in the premises was withdrawn.[8]
  • In September 1931 For having had the bar door open during prohibited hours, Matthew Moralee formerly licensee of the Canberra Hotel, was fined £6 on Tuesday. He was also lined £4 for having disposed of liquor after trading hours[9]
  • In January 1940 Allison Margaret Davies, licensee of the Canberra Hotel, was fined £1 for permitting persons on the premises after hours. Several men were each fined £1.[10]
  • In March 1942 Patrick Joseph Leonard Moyían licensee of the Canberra Hotel Macarthur st was fined £2 in the city court yesterday on a charge of unlawful disposal of liquor on March 4[11]

References

  1. 1915 'The Ballarat Courier.', The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1869 - 1875; 1914 - 1918), 18 September, p. 2, viewed 27 May, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article75149303
  2. The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Sat 27 Apr 1929 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3982222?
  3. 1940 'BALLARAT NEWS.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 10 January, p. 7, viewed 28 December, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11271897
  4. The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wed 18 Mar 1942 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/8237839?
  5. The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wed 20 Aug 1947 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/22446001?
  6. Sands & McDougall's Directory of Ballarat. 1970-1972
  7. Sands & McDougall's Directory of Ballarat. 1970-1972
  8. The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wed 22 Oct 1924 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/155532269?
  9. The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wed 23 Sep 1931 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/204339593?
  10. The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wed 10 Jan 1940 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/204001423?
  11. The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wed 18 Mar 1942 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/8237839?


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--Clare K.Gervasoni 21:58, 14 April 2019 (AEST) --Mjeffs 15:36, 5 November 2019 (AEDT) --Mjeffs 11:39, 19 November 2019 (AEDT)

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