Mary Parkinson

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Mary Parkinson
Occupation Publican
Years active 1912-1949
Known for Farmers' Arms
Home town Daylesford

Mary Parkinson was a publican in Daylesford, <1912-1949>

History[edit | edit source]

Parkinson held the license for the Farmers' Arms Hotel in Daylesford from at least 1912 to 1949.[1][2][3][4][5]

She was fined October 1914:

In the local court yesterday, Mary Parkinson, licensee of the Farmers' Arms Hotel, Daylesford, was fined £5 for having had her bar door open on Sunday, 4th October. Stewart M'Cahon, John Wray and William Streat were also each fined £1 for having been illegally on the premises of the Farmers' Arms Hotel on the same day.[6]

Her mother died in February 1916:

Mrs Fogerty, mother of Mrs Parkinson of the Farmers' Arms Hotel died suddenly on Saturday morning at a ripe old age.[7]

In October 1924 the she was fined:

In the Daylesford Court of Petty Sessions, M. Parkinson, licensee of the Farmers Arms Hotel was fined £3 with 14/6 costs for having allowed persons on the premises during prohibited hours.[3]


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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Australian Electoral Roll, Victoria, 1912, Laanecoorie, Daylesford
  2. Australian Electoral Roll, Victoria, 1914, Grampians, Daylesford
  3. 3.0 3.1 1924 'DAYLESFORD.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 3 October, p. 17. , viewed 30 May 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2044198
  4. Australian Electoral Roll, Victoria, 1928, Ballarat, Daylesford.
  5. Australian Electoral Roll, Victoria, 1949, Ballarat, Daylesford
  6. 1914 'LICENSING PROSECUTION.', The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), 30 October, p. 9. , viewed 05 Sep 2021, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article190661610
  7. 1916 'DAYLESFORD.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 7 February, p. 6. , viewed 05 Sep 2021, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article154542997

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