Charlotte Webb

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Charlotte Webb
Born c.1857
Died 13 April 1924
Years active 1895-1908
Known for Forest Home Hotel
Home town Yendon
Spouse(s) Never married

Charlotte R. Webb was a publican in Yendon, 1895-1908>.

History[edit | edit source]

Charlotte Regin Webb was born c.1857, the daughter of Thomas Francis Webb and Elizabeth Annie Icombe.[1]

She became the publican of the Forest Home Hotel at Yendon in December 1895 when her father transferred the license.[2]

She is listed as the publican in the electoral roll in 1903.[3] In 1907, her sister, Letitia, took a breach of promise action in the civil court, where Charlotte is mentioned as the publican of the hotel.[4]

When the hotel's license was reviewed in May 1908 by the Licenses Reduction Board, the newspaper report gave her name as Charles:

FOREST HOME HOTEL, YENDON. Charles Webb is licensee, and Letitia Webb the owner. Inspector Balchin said the hotel was constructed of brick; was in fair repair and well conducted, but was not required, there being already so many hotels in the Buninyong licensing district. Constable Hoare supported this statement; while evidence was given on behalf of the house by several witnesses. Decision was reserved.[5]

Charlotte Webb died in Yendon on 13 April 1924.[6] Letitia was granted probate on her estate.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Australian Death Index, Victoria, 1924, Ref. No. 4855
  2. 1895 'No title', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 7 December, p. 2. , viewed 16 Mar 2018,
  3. Australian Electoral Roll, Victoria, 1903, Corinella, Dunn's Town
  4. 1907 'MARRIAGE AND MONEY.', The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930), 18 May, p. 10. , viewed 13 Mar 2018,
  5. 1908 'LICENCES REDUCTION BOARD.', The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), 2 May, p. 17. , viewed 13 Mar 2018,
  6. Public Record Office Victoria; North Melbourne, Victoria; Victorian Wills, Probate and Administration Records 1841-1925; Series: VPRS 7591, File No. 195/583

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