Larkin's Hotel

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Larkin's Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1917>.

Contents

Background

History

  • BALLARAT, Tuesday. — Larkin's Hotel, Doveton street, North Ballarat, is in future to be known as the Golf House Hotel. It is the "19th hole" of the Ballarat North Golf

Club. The original building was erected 74 years ago, shortly after the Eureka Stockade, and at that time the road was the main avenue to Daylesford. Tho licence was held for 71 years by the members of the one family, and the longest occupant wus the late Mr Alf Smith, -who married the daughter of the first licensee. Mrs Smith held the licence until er death, 'and her son later. Mr M. Flscallnl is the present licensee[1]

Site

Larkin's Hotel was in Ballarat North.[2]

Innovations

Community Involvement

There was an annual sports day, held on Christmas Day, on a flat behind the hotel.[3]

Mr. Archibald J. Fisken used the hotel for a political meeting in February 1917. during his unsuccessful attempt for a seat in the Victorian Parliament[2]

Works Produced

Workplace Relations

The People

Legacies

See also

Golf House Hotel

Notes


References

  1. The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Tue 19 Feb 1929 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/244297562?
  2. 2.0 2.1 1917 'MEETING AT BALLARAT NORTH.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1870; 1914 - 1918), 20 February, p. 2, viewed 13 October, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article154802601
  3. 1915 'SOLDIERS' HILL.', The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1914 - 1918), 27 December, p. 7 Edition: DAILY., viewed 13 October, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article75162967


Further Reading

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--Mjeffs 14:51, 26 February 2019 (AEDT)

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