Railway Hotel (Wills Street)

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For other Railway Hotels, see Railway Hotel.

The Railway Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat East, Victoria, <1863-1891.

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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 owners were paid £1094 compensation for the closure of the business.[1]

Site

The Railway Hotel was in Wills Street[2], now called Mair Street East.[3]

Innovations

Community Involvement

Works Produced

Workplace Relations

The People

  • From at least 1863 to March 1872, the publican was John Legg.[2] In March 1872 Legg transferred the license to John Bennett.[4]
  • In December 1873 John Bennett had his license renewed.[5]

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 1863 'BALLARAT EAST LICENSING BENCH.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 18 June, p. 4, viewed 4 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72515106
  3. City of Ballarat, 5 January 2012. Roads and Open Space Index. Ballarat: City of Ballarat
  4. 1872 'BALLARAT EAST LICENSING BENCH.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 19 March, p. 4. , viewed 20 Jul 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article197627472
  5. 1873 'LICENSING BENCH.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 23 December, p. 2, viewed 11 September, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article201608881


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