Soldiers' Hill Hotel

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The Soldiers' Hill Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1861-1864>.

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Background

History

Site

The Soldiers' Hill Hotel was at Armstrong Street, Soldiers Hill.[1][2]

Innovations

Community Involvement

Works Produced

Workplace Relations

The People

  • In 1861 the publican was a Mr. Thomas.[2]
  • In 1861 John Higgens applied for the license.[2]. At the hearing their was discussion on the current state of the hotel:
John Higgens, Armstrong street, Soldiers' Hill Hotel. Mr Lewis: I appear to support the application. Mr Inspector Kabat: Mr Lewis rises to support this application before he knows whether I have any objection! I have, however, to complain that the house is in a filthy condition. The rooms are filthy; the stable is filthy; and the watercloset is filthy, altogether the house is unfit for accommodation. Mr Lewis: We admit that the watercloset is not in good order, but a nightman has been engaged to attend to it this evening. The present is a fresh applicant for the license. We are not accountable for the condition of the house, as it has been in other hands. When we get possession it will " naturally" be put in proper order. The house had formerly been let to a person named Thomas. Mr Lewis: The present applicant is a respectable man. Mr Kabat: I hope he'll keep the house cleaner than it has been kept then.[2]

Legacies

See also

Notes


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 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
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 1862 'DISTRICT POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 25 June, p. 4, viewed 17 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66325055


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