Brownsvale Hotel

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Brownsvale Hotel
Brownsvale Hotel, 1866, by William Tibbetts (State Library of Victoria)
History
Town Brownsvale Hotel
Known dates 1866-1881

The Brownsvale Hotel was a hotel in Brownsvale, Victoria, <1866-1881>.

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The hotel was in Brownsvale[1], near Scarsdale.

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The hotel was built by David Porter, who had arrived in Australia from Canada in 1853. The hotel was painted by William Tibbetts in 1866.[2]


History[edit | edit source]

The hotel was offered for sale in July 1868:

FOR SALE, Cheap, Brownsvale Hotel, Scarsdale. Apply to the Proprietor, John Jardine.[3]

The hotel was offered for sale by auction in April 1869:

BROWNSVALE, NEAR NEWTOWN SCARSDALE. WEDNESDAY, 28th APRIL, At Eleven o'clock am. To Hotelkeepers, Farmers, and Others. J. S. LYON has received instructions from Messrs Jardine and Quinn, who are leaving for Queensland, to SELL by AUCTION, on the above date, without reserve THEIR COMMODIOUS HOTEL. Containing eight rooms, bar, 6-stall stable, and all other outbuildings; together with the right to occupy 35 acres of land, securely-fenced. Also, the whole of the HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, STOCK-IN-TRADE, &c. Also, 3 light HORSES COWS in full milk DRAY and HARNESS, SPRING CART and HARNESS SADDLES and BRIDLES, FARMING IMPLEMENTS Pigs, Poultry, and a lot of Sundries. Luncheon provided. Remember-No Reserve. J. S. LYON, Auctioneer, Smythesdale and Scarsdale.[4]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1871 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 14 December, p. 4. , viewed 08 Oct 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article197574893
  2. 2.0 2.1 Tibbetts, William, 'The residence of Mr. D. Porter', State Library of Victoria, viewed 12 May 2018, : http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/223239
  3. 3.0 3.1 1868 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 7 July, p. 3. , viewed 23 Dec 2023, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article113845522
  4. 1869 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 22 April, p. 3. , viewed 30 Nov 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112888443
  5. 1875 'SCARSDALE POLICE COURT.', The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1869 - 1882; 1914 - 1918), 24 December, p. 4. , viewed 03 Sep 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article211002052
  6. 1878 'SCARSDALE LICENSING MEETING.', The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1869 - 1882; 1914 - 1918), 5 December, p. 4. , viewed 03 Sep 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article210371123
  7. 1879 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 11 December, p. 4. , viewed 12 Jan 2020, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article199821616
  8. 1881 'POLICE INTELLIGENCE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 14 December, p. 4. , viewed 11 Jan 2020, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article202597435


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