Governor Sutton Hotel

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For other hotels with the same or similar names see Sir Manners Sutton Hotel.
Governor Sutton Hotel
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Town Ballarat
Known dates 1866

The Governor Sutton Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, <1866>.

Site[edit | edit source]

The hotel was in Melbourne Road.[1]

Background[edit | edit source]

Sir Manners Sutton

The hotel was most likely named for Sir John Manners-Sutton, 3rd Viscount Canterbury, the Governor of Victoria from 1867 to 1873

History[edit | edit source]

In December 1867 the publican, John Gill, announced he was taking over another hotel on the Melbourne Road:

TO the Bench of Magistrates at Ballarat East — I, JOHN GILL, of Ballarat East, Licensed Publican, now residing at the Governor Sutton Hotel, Melbourne Road, at Ballarat, in the colony of Victoria, do hereby give notice that it is my intention to apply to the Justices sitting at the Court of Petty Sessions to be holden at the Court-house, Ballarat East, on the Fifteenth day of January, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight, for a Certificate authorising the issue of a Publican's License for a house situated at Melbourne road, Ballarat East, in the said colony of Victoria, to be called or known by the name of the Waggoner's Home Hotel, containing two sitting - rooms and three bed-rooms, exclusive of those required for the use of the family, now occupied by one Edward Murphy, and licensed under the sign of the Garryowen Hotel. The 31st day of December, a.d. 1867. JOHN GILL. G. W. F. PATTERSON, C.P.S. Court House, Ballarat East, 31st December, 1867.[2]

Community Involvement[edit | edit source]

The People[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1866 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 2 October, p. 1. (SUPPLEMENT TO THE BALLARAT STAR), viewed 18 Sep 2018,
  2. 2.0 2.1 1868 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 4 January, p. 4. , viewed 19 Sep 2018,

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