James William Caldwell

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James William Caldwell
Known for Crown Hotel

James William Caldwell was a publican in Ballarat in <1864>.

History[edit | edit source]

In July 1864 James William Caldwell was granted the license for the Crown Hotel in Creswick Road, Ballarat.[1] In October 1864 he transferred the license to John McDonald.[2]

After the transfer was granted, Caldwell found himself in trouble with the magistrate:

Caldwell was then charged with having been drunk in the Court during its sitting. The accused stated that he was not drunk, and believed he was not so when he came into Court; but having been up all night, he had fallen asleep during the hearing of some of the cases. Fined 40s, or in default forty eight hours' imprisonment.[2]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1864 'DISTRICT PUBLICANS' LICENSING MEETING.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 2 July, p. 4. , viewed 10 Oct 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66346137
  2. 2.0 2.1 1864 'DISTRICT POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 21 October, p. 4. , viewed 03 Feb 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66349027

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