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The '''Wheatsheaf Hotel''' was in Ballarat, Victoria, <1863-1915>.
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The '''Wheatsheaf Hotel''' was in Ballarat, Victoria, <1861-1915>.
 
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Also known as the Wheat Sheaf Hotel.<ref name=1861map/>
  
 
==History==
 
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The hotel was offered for sale in February 1869.<ref>1869, The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 4 February, p. 3. , viewed 25 Sep 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-page12093702</ref>
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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.<ref name=argusMarch1915>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</ref>
 
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.<ref name=argusMarch1915>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</ref>
  
 
==Site==
 
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The Wheatsheaf Hotel was in [[Wendouree Parade]], Ballarat.<ref name=star1/> In 1863 the location was described as "the swamp".<ref name=lcw1863/>
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The Wheatsheaf Hotel was in [[Wendouree Parade]], Ballarat.<ref name=star1/> In 1863 the location was described as "the swamp".<ref name=lcw1863/> The mining map of 1861 places the hotel midway between [[Webster Street]] and [[Macarthur Street]].<ref name=1861map>Victoria. Mines Department. Ballaarat gold field. No. 1 [cartographic material] 1861. MAP RM 3915, National Library of Australia, http://nla.gov.au/nla.map-rm3915-sd-cd</ref>
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Location: now 112 Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree. -37.551924, 143.845061
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Map: [https://www.google.com.au/maps/place/37%C2%B033'06.9%22S+143%C2%B050'42.2%22E/@-37.5521473,143.8436491,16.75z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0 Google maps]
  
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This is now a residential site and no trace of the hotel remains.
  
 
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==The People==
 
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In 1862-1864 the publican was [[William Gant]].<ref name=dpc1862>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</ref><ref name=lcw1863>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</ref><ref name=star1>''[[The Star]]'' (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), Monday 3 October 1864, page 1, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66348515</ref> In 1862 his surname was spelt in the Star as "Grant".<ref name=dpc1862/>
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* From <1862-1864> the publican was [[William Gant]].<ref name=dpc1862>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</ref><ref name=lcw1863>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</ref><ref name=star1>''[[The Star]]'' (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), Monday 3 October 1864, page 1, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66348515</ref><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 1862 his surname was spelt in the Star as "Grant".<ref name=dpc1862/>
 
* In June 1869, the publican's license was transferred from [[Alexander Webster]] to [[Howell Morgan]].<ref>1869 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1870; 1914 - 1918), 15 June, p. 4, viewed 6 April, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112889876</ref>
 
* In June 1869, the publican's license was transferred from [[Alexander Webster]] to [[Howell Morgan]].<ref>1869 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1870; 1914 - 1918), 15 June, p. 4, viewed 6 April, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112889876</ref>
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* In October 1871 the hotel was purchased by [[Henry Cuthbert]]:
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<blockquote>The very old and well-known suburban hostelry, known as the Wheatsheaf hotel, Wendouree Parade, was offered for sale by auction on Wednesday morning by Tunbridge and Co. Mr Henry Cuthbert was the purchaser, for £220.<ref>1871 'NEWS AND NOTES.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 19 October, p. 2, viewed 23 December, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article197573515</ref></blockquote>
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* In May 1904 an application to transfer the license from J. Murphy to Alex McDonald was withdrawn.<ref>1904 'LICENSING COURT.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 5 May, p. 3. , viewed 25 Sep 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article210151760</ref>
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* In 1906 the publican was [[Lucy Burrow]].<ref>1906 Victorian Electoral Roll, Ballaarat, Ballarat.</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 04:18, 26 May 2019

There was also a Wheatsheaf Hotel at Ascot.

The Wheatsheaf Hotel was in Ballarat, Victoria, <1861-1915>.

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Background

Also known as the Wheat Sheaf Hotel.[1]

History

The hotel was offered for sale in February 1869.[2]

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.[3]

Site

The Wheatsheaf Hotel was in Wendouree Parade, Ballarat.[4] In 1863 the location was described as "the swamp".[5] The mining map of 1861 places the hotel midway between Webster Street and Macarthur Street.[1]

Location: now 112 Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree. -37.551924, 143.845061 Map: Google maps

This is now a residential site and no trace of the hotel remains.

Innovations

Community Involvement

The Wheatsheaf Hotel was one of the venues of the inquest into the death of Mary Peart, who was killed by a boiler explosion at the Durham Gold Mining Co.[4]

Works Produced

Workplace Relations

The People

The very old and well-known suburban hostelry, known as the Wheatsheaf hotel, Wendouree Parade, was offered for sale by auction on Wednesday morning by Tunbridge and Co. Mr Henry Cuthbert was the purchaser, for £220.[9]
  • In May 1904 an application to transfer the license from J. Murphy to Alex McDonald was withdrawn.[10]
  • In 1906 the publican was Lucy Burrow.[11]

Legacies

See also

Notes


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Victoria. Mines Department. Ballaarat gold field. No. 1 [cartographic material] 1861. MAP RM 3915, National Library of Australia, http://nla.gov.au/nla.map-rm3915-sd-cd
  2. 1869, The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 4 February, p. 3. , viewed 25 Sep 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-page12093702
  3. 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
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), Monday 3 October 1864, page 1, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66348515
  5. 5.0 5.1 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
  6. 6.0 6.1 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. 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
  8. 1869 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1870; 1914 - 1918), 15 June, p. 4, viewed 6 April, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112889876
  9. 1871 'NEWS AND NOTES.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 19 October, p. 2, viewed 23 December, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article197573515
  10. 1904 'LICENSING COURT.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 5 May, p. 3. , viewed 25 Sep 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article210151760
  11. 1906 Victorian Electoral Roll, Ballaarat, Ballarat.


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