Robert Moodey

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Robert Moodey
Occupation Publican
Years active 1862-1864
Known for Royal Oak Hotel
Home town Ballarat

Robert Moodey was a publican in Ballarat, <1862-1864>.

History[edit | edit source]

Moodey held the license for the Royal Oak Hotel in Mair Street, Ballarat, from at least June 1862 to June 1864..[1][2]

In June 1864 Moodey was listed as insolvent:

No. 1111. IN the Insolvent Estate of ROBERT MOODEY, of Ballaarat, in the Colony of Victoria, Publican.— Geelong Circuit District.— Whereas the estate of Robert Moodey, of Ballaarat, in the colony of Victoria, publican, was, on the 5th day of May, 1864, placed under sequestration in my hands, by order of his Honor Sir Redmond Barry, Knight, one of the judges of the Supreme Court of the colony of Victoria, and who did, by further order under his hand, appoint George Webster, Esquire, of Geelong, one of the official assignees of insolvent estates for the colony of Victoria, to be the official as signee of and for this estate : I hereby appoint a PUBLIC MEETING of the CREDITORS of the said Robert Moodey to be holden before me, at my office, Myers street, Geelong, on MONDAY, the 27th day of JUNE instant, at the hour of eleven o'clock in the forenoon, for proof of debts, and for the election of an assignee, if necessary, to act with the official as signee ; and, unless it shall be shown at such meeting that the goods and effects of the said Robert Moodey shall exceed the sum of one hundred pounds, I shall summarily proceed to rank the debts which shall then be proved upon the said estate, and direct the proceeds to be distributed accordingly. Dated at Geelong, this 15th day of June, a.d. 1864. I, WILLIAM WALDEN, for the Commissioner of Insolvent Estates, Circuit District of Geelong[3]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1862 'DISTRICT POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 25 June, p. 4, viewed 17 February, 2014,
  2. 1863 'BALLARAT WEST PUBLICANS' ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 12 June, p. 4, viewed 10 February, 2014,
  3. 1864 'Advertising', The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), 17 June, p. 7. , viewed 14 Dec 2016,

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