J. Kelsall

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This entry may be the same as J. J. Kelsall, John Kelsall, and Jno. Kelsall Sr..


John Kelsall was a hide and wool merchant operating from premises on the corner of Lydiard Street and Mair Street, Ballarat in 1887, according to The Australasian Federal Directory.[1] In 2015 the building was used by Fernwood as a Gym.

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History

John Kelsall arrived in Victoria in 1949, settling at Buninyong around 1854. He was the manager of the boiling down works at Learmonth's Buninyong station. He started a soap and candle manufacturing business on his own account in 1867, on the same site at the Learmonths.[2]

John Kelsall’s business grew to a large 47 Mair Street based business in the 1870s.[3]

Legacy

Site

102-106 Lydiard Street North - John Kelsall Warehouse - In 2015 the building was used by Fernwood as a Gym.[4]

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Notes

References

  1. Rogers, J. W. F. (ed.). (c. 1887). The Australasian Federal Directory of Commerce, Trades & Professions. Melbourne: J. W. F. Rogers.
  2. Griffiths, Tom, Three Times Blest, Buninyong Historical Society, 1988.
  3. http://www.ballaratbuildings.com/fernwood-gym-former-john-kelsal-wool-warehouse-102-lydiard-street-nth-ballarat-central/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+BallaratBuildings+%28Ballarat+Buildings%29, accessed 03 October 2015.
  4. http://www.ballaratbuildings.com/fernwood-gym-former-john-kelsal-wool-warehouse-102-lydiard-street-nth-ballarat-central/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+BallaratBuildings+%28Ballarat+Buildings%29, accessed 03 October 2015.

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--Beth Kicinski 14:02, 25 July 2012 (EST); --C.K.Gervasoni 18:35, 20 May 2014 (EST)

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