Perth and Fife Arms

From Hotels of Ballarat
Perth and Fife Arms
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Town Ballarat
Known dates 1856-1859
Other names alt spelling Perth and Fyffe Arms

The Perth and Fife Arms was a hotel in Ballarat, <1856-1859>

Site[edit | edit source]

The hotel was at New Chum Gully, near Mount Clear[1], on Plank Road (Main Road).[2] Bert Strange (1967) on his map of Main Road hotels in 1861 says the hotel was between Elsworth Street and Whitehorse Road.

Background[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

The hotel was offered for sale in March 1859:

This Day. In the Estate of James Thomson, Deceased. To Publicans and Others. MITCHISON BROTHERS have received instructions from the Administrators to to the above estate, to sell by auction on the above named day, on the premises, Plank Road, The Perth and Fife Hotel, well built of pine and hardwood, containing large bar, parlors, store room, bedrooms, detached kitchen, stables, &c., &c., hitherto commanding a steady and remunerative business. Also, The whole of the household furniture, linen, wearing apparel, crockery, glassware, kitchen utensils, carpets, &c, without any reserve. Sale at 12 sharp. Terms-Cash.[2]

Community Involvement[edit | edit source]

The People[edit | edit source]

  • In June 1857 the publicans license was granted to James Thompson.[1]
    • It was renewed in June 1858.[3]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1857 'GENERAL ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 13 June, p. 2. , viewed 19 Aug 2017,
  2. 2.0 2.1 1859 'Advertising', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 2 March, p. 3. , viewed 23 Nov 2019,
  3. 1858 'EASTERN POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 16 June, p. 2. , viewed 01 Dec 2019,

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