Phoenix Hotel (Doveton Street)

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Phoenix Hotel
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History
Town Ballarat
Street Doveton Street
Closed 31 December 1915
Known dates 1914-1915

The Phoenix Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1914-1915.

Site[edit | edit source]

The Phoenix Hotel was in Doveton Street South.[1][2]

Background[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

On 22 March 1915, the hotel was included on a list of hotels to be deprived of their licenses. This list was complied by the Licenses Reduction Board in Melbourne. The Ballarat West licensing district hearings on this list were to be held on 27 April.[1] The hotel was one of about 40 hotels closed by the License Reduction Board and ceased trading at 9.30pm on 31 December 1915.[3] The court paid £550 compensation.[4]

Community Involvement[edit | edit source]

The People[edit | edit source]

  • In 1914 Selina Thompson was living at the hotel where she worked as a barmaid.[2]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1915 'LICENSES REDUCTION BOARD.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 23 March, p. 10, viewed 13 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1504941
  2. 2.0 2.1 1914 Electoral Roll, Ballaarat, Ballarat West
  3. 1915 'DELICENSED', The Evening Echo (Ballarat, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), 31 December, p. 4. (FOURTH EDITION), viewed 04 Feb 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article241695876
  4. 1915 'LICENSING ACT 1915.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 10 November, p. 15, viewed 10 September, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1578545


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