North Briton Hotel

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North Briton Hotel
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History
Town Browns
Known dates 1859

The North Briton Hotel was a hotel in Browns, Victoria, <1859>.

Site[edit]

The hotel was reported as being at Smythesdale in June 1859[1] and at Browns in December 1859.[2]

Background[edit]

In a later report it is called the North Britain Hotel.[3][2]

History[edit]

In December 1859 the publican was injured in an accident:

A SERIOUS ACCIDENT.-This evening as Mr Robertson, of the North Britain Hotel, Brown's, was returning from Ballarat on horseback, the horse shied, and threw him with great force against a tree, causing a severe bruise on the side of die bead, if not a fracture.[2]


Community Involvement[edit]

The People[edit]

  • In June 1859 the license was granted to William Robertson.[1] In August 1859 Robertson was granted a billiard license.[3]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1859 'SMYTHESDALE POLICE [?]', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 2 June, p. 3. , viewed 05 Jul 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66053384
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1859 'SMYTHESDALE.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 17 December, p. 1. (SUPPLEMENT TO THE STAR.), viewed 15 Jul 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72463856
  3. 3.0 3.1 1859 'SMYTHESDALE POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 17 August, p. 4. , viewed 05 Jul 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66054727


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