Eagle Hotel (Main Road)

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

The Eagle Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, 1866-1869>.



The hotel had previously been called the Eastern Hotel, but was not licensed when John Pascoe Sims applied for a publican's license in October 1866:

Notice of Application for a Publican's License. To the Bench of Magistrates at Ballarat East. I, JOHN PASCOE SIMS, now residing at Main street, in the town of Ballarat East, do hereby give notice that it is my intention to apply to the Justices sitting at the Court of Petty Sessions, to be holden at Ballarat East on the second day of November, 1866, for a certificate authorising the issue of a Publican's License for a house situated at Main road, Ballarat East, formerly known as the Eastern Hotel, containing two sitting-rooms and two bedrooms, exclusive of those required for the family; at present rented and occupied by me, and not now licensed. The eighteenth day of October, A.D. 1866. Signature of applicant. JOHN PASCOE SIMS. GEO. WM. FRED. PATTERSON, C.P.S. Court House, Ballarat East.[1]


The hotel was in Main Road.[2]


Community Involvement

The People

  • In February 1869 the former publican, John Pascoe Sims was declared insolvent at the Geelong Insolvent Court.[2]


See also



  1. 1866 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 20 October, p. 3. , viewed 26 Sep 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112858829
  2. 2.0 2.1 1869 'GEELONG INSOLVENT COURT.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 4 February, p. 3. , viewed 26 Sep 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112883069

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