John Taylor, baker

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John Taylor, c1894.

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History

In 1858 he was listed as John Taylor, baker in Dana Street.[1] John Taylor was the proprietor of the Red House Steam Biscuit Bakery and Confectionery in Dana Street, Ballarat.[2] He was a member of the Master Bakers, who met at the Union Hotel in June 1864, and set the price for a loaf of bread at 1s 2d.[3]


John Taylor was a confectioner, baker and pastrycook operating from premises on Sturt Street, Ballarat in 1887.[4]

John Baker was a member of the Old Colonists' Association, Ballarat.[5]

Site

Corner of Dana Street and Raglan Street, later known as Raglan Flats (demolished 1957).[6]

Legacy

An 1862 token for the Red House Bakery.

See also

Red House Steam Biscuit Bakery and Confectionery

Notes

References

  1. Huxtable's Ballarat Directory, 1858.
  2. Federation University Australia Historical Collection [Cat. No. 5312].
  3. 1864 'Advertising', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 3 June, p. 3. , viewed 19 Oct 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66345384
  4. Rogers, J. W. F. (ed.). (c. 1887). The Australasian Federal Directory of Commerce, Trades & Professions. Melbourne: J. W. F. Rogers.
  5. Ballarat and Vicinity, F.W. Niven, Ballarat, 1894.
  6. The Lamplight, Newsletter of the Ballarat Historical Society Inc., Vol 5, No. 1, Jan-Feb 1915, p9.

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--Beth Kicinski 13:38, 25 July 2012 (EST); --Clare K.Gervasoni 16:23, 5 March 2015 (AEDT)

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