Central Hotel

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The Central Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria.

Contents

Background

History

Site

Hargreaves described the location in 1943 as on the north side of Sturt Street, between Doveton Street and Dawson Street, address 408 Sturt Street.[1]

Hotels on the site were Jamieson's Hotel, Thompson's Hotel, Judd's Hotel, the Central Hotel, and finally the Alexandra Hotel.[1]

Location

  • Address: 408 Sturt Street
  • Google maps: 37.561378S, 143.854222E [1]
  • MGA: 752106, 5839020 (54)

As of 2014 this is a retail clothing shop trading as Blue Illusions.

Innovations

Community Involvement

Works Produced

Workplace Relations

The People

Legacies

See also

Notes

  • On 08 March 1900 Mrs. Elizabeth Boxall, licensee of the Central Hotel, Sturt-street, was found dead in her room on Wednesday. The deceased, who was advanced in years, sustained burns on the arm on Monday. At one time Mrs. Boxall was well known in amateur musical circles. She was a widow without family.[5]
  • On 30 March 1904 At the city police court on Tuesday Annie S. Hazell, licensee of the Central Hotel, Sturt-street, was fined £2 for permitting drunken persons to assemble on the premises.[6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 17, 1943, Ballarat
  2. The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thu 8 Mar 1900 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/9051782?
  3. The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Thu 15 May 1902 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/207628175?
  4. The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wed 30 Mar 1904 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/197232338?
  5. The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thu 8 Mar 1900 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/9051782?
  6. The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wed 30 Mar 1904 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/197232338?


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