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Advertisement from the Ballarat Star, 16 November 1893.
George Hotel c1904
There was also George Hotel in Haddon.

The George Hotel is a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, 1853 - 2014>. It was originally called the George Inn.

Contents

Background

The George Inn was licensed in 1853, a few months after Thomas Bath opened the Ballarat Hotel.[1] The first owners and publicans were George Howe and Francis Herring.[1] Howe and Herring had been at Golden Point digging for gold in 1851.[1] George-wiki

History

  • September 1905 The George hotel, Lydiard street, Ballarat, is a very handsome structure, and possesses all the comforts required by visitors and tourists --hot and cold baths, fine dining-room and billard rooms, and good stabling.[2]
  • Martha Lauder, licensee of the George Hotel, was lined £5 on a charge of having had her bar door open during prohibited hours. A second charge of having allowed unauthorised persons to remain in the hotel after hours was withdrawn.[3]

Site

The George Hotel is on the west side of Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, now known as 27 Lydiard Street North.[4]

Innovations

In 1917 the hotel was issued with a special permit to serve alcohol with meals between 6.00pm and 8.00pm.[5]

Community Involvement

Works Produced

Workplace Relations

The People

Legacies

See also

Notes


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 2, 1943, Ballarat
  2. Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Sat 30 Sep 1905 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/89592275?
  3. The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Fri 13 Jan 1922 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/205751820?
  4. http://www.georgehotelballarat.com.au/ George Hotel website
  5. 1917 'BALLARAT LICENSING COURT.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 19 January, p. 4, viewed 30 January, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1591243
  6. 1862 'DISTRICT POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 18 June, p. 2, viewed 12 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66324917
  7. 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
  8. 1864 'DISTRICT PUBLICANS' LICENSING MEETING.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 2 July, p. 4. , viewed 10 Oct 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66346137
  9. F. W. Niven & Co's Ballarat and District Directory for 1888-9
  10. The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Fri 13 Jan 1922 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/205751820?


Further Reading

External Links

http://www.thecourier.com.au/story/4802850/the-changing-face-of-ballarat-pubs/?cs=5692#slide=6



--Mjeffs 15:53, 30 October 2018 (AEDT)

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