Junction Hotel (Brougham Street)

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Junction Hotel
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Town Ballarat
Street Brougham Street
Known dates 1858-1875

The Junction Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, <1858-1875>.

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In January 1858 the hotel was described as being at the intersection of the Inkermann Lead and the A1 Lead. Niven's mining map of 1870 places the junction of the leads as being at Brougham and Compton Streets, Ballarat.[1] In March 1875, the hotel was said to be in Brougham Street, Ballarat.[2]

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The hotel was licensed in January 1858:

PUBLICAN'S LICENSE. Wm. Clarke Watkins applied for a license for a public house called The Junction, situated at the junction of the Inkermann and A 1 leads. Granted.[3]

In March 1865, Thomas Adby advertised his intention to take over the license from Charles Blade:

To the Bench of Magistrates in the Borough of Ballarat West, in the Colony of Victoria. J THOMAS ADBY, residing in A1 street, in the , Borough of Ballarat West, 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, on Thursday, the 23rd day of March, to Transfer the License now hold by Charles Blade, for the house known as the Junction Hotel, A1 Lead, in the Borough of Ballarat West, in the Colony of Victoria. THOMAS ADBY. Dated this 16th day of March, 1865.[4]

In January 1870 all the hotel's fittings were sold at a public auction:

THIS DAY, At Twelve o'clock, On the Premises, Junction Hotel, corner of Brougham street, off Macarthur street, Soldiers' Hill. To Hotelkeepers and Others. UNRESERVED SALE BY AUCTION. I. DEAN has received instructions from Mr M'Kenzie, who is leaving Ballarat, to SELL by AUCTION, as above, The whole of the FURNITURE and Effects, comprising — Tables, Chairs, Sofas, Bedsteads and Bedding, Bedroom Furniture, Kitchen Utensils, Stock of Wines and Spirits, contents of Bar; staunch Horse, Dray, and Water-barrel, Tanks, and Sundries. No Reserve. Terms—Cash. I. DEAN, Auctioneer.[5]

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  1. Niven's mining map of Ballaarat [cartographic material] : compiled from government plans and the most recent surveys of the district mining surveyors, 1870. F.W. Niven & Co. Ballaarat [Vic.] : F.W. Niven, Steam Lithographic Press 1870
  2. 2.0 2.1 1875 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 24 March, p. 4. , viewed 27 Jan 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article208252592
  3. 3.0 3.1 1858 'POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 9 January, p. 2. , viewed 05 Aug 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66046027
  4. 1865 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 20 March, p. 3. , viewed 20 Jul 2021, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112885483
  5. 5.0 5.1 1870 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 3 January, p. 3. , viewed 18 Jul 2023, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112857423
  6. 1858 'DISTRICT POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 12 June, p. 2. , viewed 10 Jun 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66048627
  7. 1859 'DISTRICT POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 28 May, p. 2, viewed 28 December, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66053306
  8. 1873 'LICENSING BENCH.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 24 December, p. 4. , viewed 26 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article201608890
  9. 1875 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 22 December, p. 4. , viewed 18 Aug 2022, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article200186441

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