Criteron Hotel Castlemaine

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Contents

Background

Site

Barker Street - Castlemaine

History

The Criteron Hotel is the oldest hotel in Castlemaine built in 1869, by Stephen Dorman and George Davies, the publican took seven hundred pound on the first day. [1]

It wsa a two storey wooden structure, it was destroyed by fire May 21 1883, when Mr Micheal Tighe was licensee. The present building was one storey brick withg the licensee being Mr E Bartlett, a very proper man. Later on a second storey was added, a Mr Rowley Corbett moved in and lived there for 25 years. [2]

Community Involvement

The People

J. Rogers, of the Criterion Hotel, Castlemaine was granted a licence in June 1860. [3]

Legacies

See also

Notes


References

  1. Flett, J. Old pubs: inns, taverns, groghousees on the Victorian goldfields. Melbourne: Hawthorn Press 1979.
  2. Bradfield, R. Castlemaine: A golden harvest. Kilmore: Lowden, 1972.
  3. Castlemaine District Annual Licencing meeting. Mt Alexander Mail, 15/06/1860, p4.


Further Reading

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--Sue McPhan 10:19, 27 March 2018 (AEDT)

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