North Star Hotel

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There was also a North Star Hotel in Lydiard Street North, Ballarat

The North Star was a hotel in Ballarat East, Victoria, 1869-1891.

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Background

It was one of the 40 hotels closed in 1891 in Ballarat East as part of the changes to licensing laws.[1]

History

The owner, Mrs. North, and the publican, James Wills, were paid £865 compensation for the closure of the business.[1][2]

Site

The North Star Hotel was in Victoria Street[3], on the north east corner with Otway Street.[4] This site in 2016 is a residential property.

  • Current address: 157 Victoria Street.[5]
  • Cordinates: 37°33'38.54" S, 143°52'30.04" E
  • MGA : 753944, 5839038 (54)
  • VicRoads : 566 G8 (ed. 8)
  • Google Maps

Innovations

Community Involvement

Works Produced

Workplace Relations

The People

  • John North owned, and possibly started the North Star Hotel. He held the licence in <1873>
  • In June 1869 the publican was T. Boulton.[4]
  • In 1892 the publican was James Wills.[2]
  • pre October 1940 the licensee was Margaret Morgan[6]
  • 01 October 1949 - 1951> Thomas J. Blood.[7]

Legacies

See also

Notes


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 8, 1943, Ballarat
  2. 2.0 2.1 1892 'BALLARAT.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 25 July, p. 7, viewed 3 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8443293
  3. Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 12, 1943, Ballarat
  4. 4.0 4.1 Ruyg, John, Historic Hotels of Ballarat, 2016, [1]
  5. Victorian Government, http://maps.land.vic.gov.au/lassi/LassiUI.jsp
  6. The Age, 01 October 1940.
  7. The Age, 01 October 1940, and information from relative Ingrid Flood, 2021.


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--Clare K.Gervasoni 10:41, 11 January 2021 (AEDT)

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