James Wilkie

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James Wilkie
Born c.1829
Died 14 December 1897
Creswick
Occupation Publican
Years active 1881-1897
Known for Red Streak Hotel
Home town Creswick

James Wilkie was a publican in Creswick, Victoria, <1881-1897.

History[edit | edit source]

James Wilkie was born c.1829, the son of John Wilkie and Margaret Ross.[1]

Wilkie held the the license for the Red Streak Hotel at Creswick for as early as January 1881.[2] His license was renewed in December 1886.[3]

Wilkie died on 14 December 1897.[1][4]

THE Friends of the late JAMES WILKIE, of the Red Streak Hotel, North Creswick, are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Creswick Cemetery. The Funeral will leave his late residence at half-past 4 o’clock this (Thursday) afternoon. A. PASCO and SONS, Undertakers. Creswick.[5]

His executors were finalising his estate in January 1898:

RE JAMES WILKIE. late of Red Streak Hotel, North Creswick, deceased,—All persons having CLAIMS against the executor of the above estate are requested to at once forward PARTICULARS. to him, addressed care, of the undersigned, and all debts due to the above estate must be paid forthwith. H. RANDALL, Creswick, Proctor for the said Executor.[6]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Australian Death Index, Victoria, 1897, Ref. No. 12326
  2. 1881 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 4 January, p. 4. , viewed 22 Nov 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article200653649
  3. 1886 'CRESWICK.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 22 December, p. 4. , viewed 22 Nov 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article210840183
  4. Public Record Office Victoria; North Melbourne, Victoria; Victorian Wills, Probate and Administration Records 1841-1925; Series: VPRS 7591
  5. 1897 'Family Notices', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 16 December, p. 3. , viewed 22 Nov 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article215786718
  6. 1898 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 21 January, p. 3. , viewed 22 Nov 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article215788493

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