Victoria Hotel (Armstrong Street)

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* In 1862 the publican was [[William P. Bowes]].<ref>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</ref>
 
* In 1862 the publican was [[William P. Bowes]].<ref>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</ref>
 
* In 1863 the publican was [[John Henry Bates]].<ref name=lc1863>1863 'BALLARAT WEST PUBLICANS' ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 12 June, p. 4, viewed 7 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72514938</ref>
 
* In 1863 the publican was [[John Henry Bates]].<ref name=lc1863>1863 'BALLARAT WEST PUBLICANS' ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 12 June, p. 4, viewed 7 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72514938</ref>
* In April 1914 [[Frederick Royds Ratcliffe]] took over the hotel and renamed it as the Commercial Hotel.
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* From at least July 1864 the publican was H. Cherry.<ref>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</ref> In February 1869 it is described as Cherry's Victoria Hotel.<ref>1869 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 4 February, p. 4. , viewed 26 Sep 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112883096</ref>
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*<1970-72> the publican was [[T.G.Haintz]]<ref>Sands & McDougall's Directory of Ballarat. 1970-1972</ref>
  
 
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For other Victoria Hotels, see Victoria Hotel.

The Victoria Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, 1854-1915>.

Contents

Background

April 1914, Fred Ratcliffe takes over the hotel

The hotel was built in 1854 by George Anderson, making it one of the earliest hotels in Ballarat.[1]

In newspaper reports the hotel was named as the Victoria by the Ballarat Courier, but the Ballarat Star referred to it as Ratcliffe's Commercial Hotel.[2][3]

History

On 22 March 1915, the hotel was included on a list of hotels to be deprived of their licenses. This list was complied by the Licenses Reduction Board in Melbourne. The Ballarat West licensing district hearings on this list were to be held on 27 April.[4]

Site

The Victoria Hotel was in Armstrong Street, Ballarat.[1][5] In 1855 it is described as being next door to the Union Wine and Spirit Store.[6]

Innovations

Community Involvement

Works Produced

Workplace Relations

The People

  • The original owner and publican was George Anderson in 1854.[1] Anderson was still the publican in 1861.[7] In 1859 there was a licwnse hearing for John Blomfield but it was withdrawn.[8]
  • In 1862 the publican was William P. Bowes.[9]
  • In 1863 the publican was John Henry Bates.[5]
  • From at least July 1864 the publican was H. Cherry.[10] In February 1869 it is described as Cherry's Victoria Hotel.[11]
  • <1970-72> the publican was T.G.Haintz[12]

Legacies

See also

Notes


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 2, 1943, Ballarat
  2. 1914 'RENEWAL OBJECTED TO.', The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1869 - 1878; 1914 - 1918), 2 December, p. 5. (DAILY.), viewed 08 May 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article73908320
  3. 1914 'BALLARAT LICENSING COURT.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 2 December, p. 6. , viewed 08 May 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article154511153
  4. 1915 'LICENSES REDUCTION BOARD.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 23 March, p. 10, viewed 13 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1504941
  5. 5.0 5.1 1863 'BALLARAT WEST PUBLICANS' ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 12 June, p. 4, viewed 7 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72514938
  6. 1855 'Advertising.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 22 September, p. 1, viewed 28 December, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66038937
  7. 1861 'LICENSING SESSIONS.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 14 June, p. 1 Supplement: SUPPLEMENT TO THE STAR., viewed 12 March, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66339909
  8. 1859 'DISTRICT POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 28 May, p. 2, viewed 1 June, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66053306
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 1869 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 4 February, p. 4. , viewed 26 Sep 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112883096
  12. Sands & McDougall's Directory of Ballarat. 1970-1972


Further Reading

External Links


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