Harp of Erin Hotel (Creswick Road)

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Harp of Erin Hotel
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Town Ballarat
Street Creswick Road
Known dates 1856-1866
Other names Green Harp Hotel

The Harp of Erin Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1866>.

Site[edit | edit source]

The hotel was in Creswick Road, Ballarat.[1]

Background[edit | edit source]

This hotel maybe the same as the Green Harp Hotel which was mentioned in 1864 and also licensed to Charles Doohey.

History[edit | edit source]

The publican had a booth at the Ballarat races in December 1856.[2]

The hotel was described in the license application in January 1866:

A similar application was filed by CHARLES DOOHEY, of Creswick road, in the Borough of Ballarat for house and appurtenances situate at Creswick road, aforesaid, and known as the sign of the Harp of Erin Hotel, containing bar, two bedrooms, two sitting rooms, exclusive of those required for the family.[1]

Community Involvement[edit | edit source]

The People[edit | edit source]

  • In December 1856 the publican was a Mr. Hannon.[2]
  • In January 1866 the license was held by Charles Doohey.[1]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1866 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 30 January, p. 4. , viewed 12 Nov 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112866911
  2. 2.0 2.1 1856 'BALLARAT RACES.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 17 December, p. 3. , viewed 08 May 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article250439388

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