Black Ball Hotel (Italian Gully)

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Black Ball Hotel
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Town Italian Gully
Known dates 1861

The Black Ball Hotel was a hotel in Italian Gully, Victoria, <1861>.

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The hotel was in Italian Gully.[1]

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History[edit | edit source]

In June 1861 the publican, William Washington Fern, was in court as a witness after his saddle was stolen:

STEALING A SADDLE.-Charles Oppit was brought up on remand charged with feloniously stealing a saddle and bridle, the property of William Fern, at Italian Gully. Mr Booker appeared for the prisoner. The case had been gone into on a previous day. William Washington Fern stated that he was the landlord of the Black Ball Hotel, Italian Gully. About the 8th of February last he had in his possession the saddle produced. He had first hired the saddle and a pony at Ballarat, on the 8th. He put his little boy on the pony, who was thrown, and the pony bolted. He did not see either until the day after he had had to pay for both. The prisoner was discharged.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1861 'POLICE COURT, SMYTHESDALE.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 12 June, p. 1. (SUPPLEMENT TO THE STAR.), viewed 28 Oct 2018,

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