Galatea Hotel (Skipton Street)

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Galatea Hotel
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Town Ballarat
Street Skipton Street
Known dates 1870

The Galatea Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, <1870>.

Site[edit | edit source]

The hotel was in Skipton Street.[1]

Background[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

In May 1870, the hotel was the starting point for the funeral of the publican's son, who was killed in a mining accident at the Royal Saxon Mine:

THE Friends of Mr THOMAS McCORMACK are respectfully invited to follow the remains of his late son, James Francis, to the place of interment, the Ballarat Old Cemetery. The funeral Procession will move from the Galatea Hotel, Skipton street, at one o'clock, on Tuesday, 31st inst. F. ATKINS, Undertaker, Bridge street.[1]

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The People[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1870 'Family Notices', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 30 May, p. 3. , viewed 05 Apr 2018,
  2. 1870 'FATAL ACCIDENT AT THE ROYAL SAXON COMPANY'S MINE, BALLARAT.', Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918), 31 May, p. 3. , viewed 12 Jul 2018,

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