Victoria Hotel (Armstrong Street)

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For other Victoria Hotels, see Victoria Hotel.

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

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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

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


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