Half-way House Hotel (Skipton Street)
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- For other hotels with the same or similar names, see Halfway House Hotel.
The Half-way House Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1867-1892>.
The hotel was listed for closing by the Ballarat West Licensing Court in March 1892.
From the 1892 hearing:
Half-way House, Skipton street. John Fancy, licensee; John Harrison, owner. Mr Morrow appeared for the owner and the licensee. John Harrison said that the house had been licensed for 25 years. It was in a most populous locality, and was frequented by miners and others. John Fancy, the licensee, said he did a very large bar and jug trade. There were four regular boarders, and there was not accommodation for more. He supplied 11 meals a day. Four witnesses spoke of the convenience the house was in the locality, and the necessity for its retention. Cr Cooke thought the house was a convenience to passers by.
- In 1888-89> the publican was William Astley
- In March 1892 the publican was John Fancy..
- In March 1892 the hotel was owned by John Harrison.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1892 'BALLARAT WEST LICENSING COURT.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 10 March, p. 4. , viewed 08 Jul 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article204323157
- ↑ F. W. Niven & Co's Ballarat and District Directory for 1888-9