Louis Neicke

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Louis Neicke
Occupation Publican
Years active 1857-1866
Known for Lake View Hotel (Burrumbeet)

Louis Neicke was a publican in the Ballarat district, <1857-1866>.

History[edit | edit source]

In August 1857 Neicke is forced from his hotel somewhere near Clunes:

MONDAY, I7th AUGUST. In the County Court of Buninyong Fi. Fa. Hermann Rosenhaim, plaintiff versus Louis Neicke, defendant. Same v Same NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that

under and by virtue of the writs of Fi. Fa. in these causes to me directed, I will sell by public auction, on Monday, the 17th day of August, instant, on the premises, at the

hour of twelve o'clock, noon, all those premises situate on the Maryborough road, about 21 miles from Ballarat, and known as the Halfway House ; also, the furniture, stock-in-trade, a quantity of fowls, about 14 acres of growing crops, and a fence enclosing 45 acres of land, and sundry miscellaneous articles, the property of the above defendant, unless these executions, respectively, be previously satisfied. By the Court, WILLIAM TWEEDIE, Bailiff. Dated this 13th day of August, 1857. Terms-Cash on the fall of the hammer.[1]

In June 1861, Neicke, publican of Buninyong, was declared insolvent in the Geelong Court.[2]

Louis Neicke, of Buninyong, late innkeeper, Debts, £487 5s 8d; assets, £11 9s; balance deficiency, £475 16s 8d; causes of insolvency-Losses in business, pressure of creditors, and sale of goods under distraint for rent.[3]

In 1862 Neicke applied to the court to have the insolvency discharged:

In the Insolvent Estate of LOUIS NEICKE, of Buninyong, in the colony of Victoria, Publican. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the above-named Louis Neicke intends to apply to Arthur Nicholas Wrixon, Esquire, Commissioner of Insolvent Estates for the Geelong Circuit District, at the Insolvent Court House, Myers street, Geelong, on

Wednesday, the fourth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, for a certificate of discharge from his debts, according to

law. Dated the 1st day of May, A.D. 1862. THOS. RANDALL, Solicitor for the above-named Louis Neicke, Lydiard street, Ballarat.[4]

In June 1863, both Henry Mansfield and Louis Neicke applied for a publican's license for the Lake View Hotel at Burrumbeet. The hearing was postponed.[5]

In February 1864, Neicke was robbed:

LARCENY.-John Bowman, charged with having stolen from Louis Neicke, at Windermere, one bell, one plate, and one shell, value six shillings, was sentenced to seven days' imprisonment, with hard labor, in the Ballarat gaol.[6]

In February 1866 the license for the Lake View Hotel was transferred from William French to Neicke.[7]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1857 'Advertising', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 15 August, p. 3. , viewed 24 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66043780
  2. 1861 'NEW INSOLVENTS.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 11 June, p. 3. , viewed 22 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66339843
  3. 1861 'LEARMONTH POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 18 June, p. 1. (SUPPLEMENT TO THE STAR.), viewed 23 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66339979
  4. 1862 'Advertising', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 2 May, p. 3. , viewed 24 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66323724
  5. 1863 'LICENSING COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 17 June, p. 3. , viewed 27 Apr 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72515072
  6. 1864 'LEARMONTH POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 24 February, p. 4. , viewed 23 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72513826
  7. 1866 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 6 February, p. 1. (SUPPLEMENT TO THE BALLARAT STAR), viewed 22 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112867081

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