Half Way House (Creswick Road)

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For other Halfway House Hotels, see Half Way House.

Half Way House was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1859-1865>.

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Background

History

There was a Halfway House Hotel closed as one of the 26 hotels closed in 1892 in Ballarat as part of the changes to licensing laws.[1] The owners were paid £800 compensation for the closure of the business.[1] Further research would be needed to confirm the actual hotel.

Site

The Half Way House was in Creswick Road, Ballarat.[2]


Innovations

Community Involvement

Works Produced

Workplace Relations

The People

  • From at least May 1859 to June 1862 the publican was Spencer George Graham.[3][4] He did not appear at the Licensing Bench hearing in June 1863, and the renewal of the license was postponed.[2]
  • In February 1865 the license was granted to John Lansdowne.[5]

Legacies

See also

Notes


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 9, 1943, Ballarat
  2. 2.0 2.1 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
  3. 1859 'DISTRICT POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 28 May, p. 2, viewed 29 December, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66053306
  4. 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
  5. 1865 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 3 February, p. 4, viewed 1 June, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112884501


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