Auld Reekie

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Auld Reekie
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Town Little Bendigo
Known dates 1857

Auld Reekie was a hotel in Little Bendigo, <1857-1858>.

Site[edit | edit source]

The hotel was at Little Bendigo, 4kms north east of Ballarat.[1] It was described in 1857 as not being on any road.

Background[edit | edit source]

The name, Auld Reekie, was a colloquial name for Edinburgh.


History[edit | edit source]

In October 1858 there was a fire in a store close to the hotel, and the wife of the proprietor, George Walker, was burned to death.[2]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1857 'GENERAL ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 13 June, p. 2. , viewed 19 Aug 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66042654
  2. 1858 'FIRE AND LOSS OF LIFE AT BALLARAT.', Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918), 20 October, p. 2. , viewed 17 May 2023, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87984333
  3. 1858 'DISTRICT POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 3 July, p. 2. , viewed 17 May 2023, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66048986
  4. 1858 'DISTRICT POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 25 September, p. 2. , viewed 02 Nov 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66051510


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