Castle and Ball Hotel

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Castle and Ball Hotel
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Town Ballarat
Street Cnr. South and Raglan Streets
Known dates 1866
Other names Castle and Bowl Hotel
Royal Oak Hotel

The Castle and Ball Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1866>.

Site[edit | edit source]

The Castle and Ball Hotel was on the corner of South Street and Raglan Street.[1] This address is now 402 South Street, Ballarat. The Royal Oak Hotel is still on the site. In 1868 it was named the Castle and Bowl Hotel.[2] Did this change, or a misspelling?

Background[edit | edit source]

This hotel became the Royal Oak Hotel in 1873.

History[edit | edit source]

In September 1866 John Ellis applied for the publican's license:

A similar application was filed by JOHN ELLIS, of Raglan street south, Ballarat, for hearing on the 2nd day of October, 1866, at Court of Petty Sessions, Ballarat, for house situate at Raglan street, aforesaid, his own property, consisting of a brick building, containing a bar, bar parlor, sitting-room, six bedrooms, kitchen, &c, and to be known as the sign of the Castle and Ball Hotel. (Signed) JOHN ELLIS.[1]

In October 1866 people interested in purchasing a four roomed cottage were advised to call at the hotel.[3]

Community Involvement[edit | edit source]

The People[edit | edit source]

  • In September 1866 John Ellis applied for the license.[1] Granted October 1866.[4]


See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1866 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 19 September, p. 3. , viewed 06 Oct 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112865173
  2. 1868 'Advertising.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1870; 1914 - 1918), 17 September, p. 3, viewed 17 May, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article113847471
  3. 1866 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 17 October, p. 3. , viewed 07 Oct 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112858774
  4. 1866 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 3 October, p. 4. , viewed 19 Oct 2020, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112858401


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