John Schofield

From Hotels of Ballarat
John W. Schofield
Occupation Publican
Years active 1870-1883
Known for Earl of Cardigan Hotel
Home town Cardigan

John W. Schofield was a publican in the Ballarat district, <1870-1883>.

History[edit | edit source]

In March 1870 at the Learmonth Police Court, Schofield was fined £5 with 25s costs on a charge of sly grog selling.[1]

In September 1871 he applied for a license for a new hotel on the Burrumbeet Road, Cardigan, but it was not yet furnished. The license was granted on the condition the it was completed within a week.[2]In December 1872 and 1873 he was granted the license for thenotel, now named as the Earl of Cardigan Hotel.[3][4] In December 1880 his license renewal was refused:

The following application for renewal was refused, on the grounds of the house being in a dilapidated and dirty condition, viz, the premises of John W. Schofield, Earl of Cardigan hotel, Cardigan, The court then adjourned.[5]

The court again refused his license renewal in December 1883 as the hotel was in a dirty and dilapidated condition.[6]


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  1. 1870 'LEARMONTH POLICE COURT.', The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1869 - 1885; 1914 - 1918), 15 March, p. 4. , viewed 05 Nov 2022, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191567943
  2. 1871 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 27 September, p. 4. , viewed 21 Dec 2023, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article197566194
  3. 1872 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 4 December, p. 3. , viewed 19 Apr 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article219196464
  4. 1873 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 9 December, p. 3. , viewed 20 Apr 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article201608571
  5. 1880 'POLICE INTELLIGENCE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 14 December, p. 4. , viewed 02 Dec 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article200652915
  6. 1883 'CITY LICENSING COURT.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 29 December, p. 2. , viewed 20 Jan 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article201620610

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