Robin Hood Hotel (South Street)

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Robin Hood Hotel
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History
Town Ballarat
Street South Street
Known dates 1873-1885

The Robin Hood Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1873-1885>.

Site[edit | edit source]

The hotel was in South Street[1] on the corner with Windermere Street.[2]

Background[edit | edit source]

The names is after Robin Hood, a heroic outlaw figure from English folklore.

History[edit | edit source]

In December 1877 the police objected to the renewal of Mary Ann Mason's license on the grounds that the hotel was dilapidated and was ill-furnished. The case was adjourned for two weeks.[3]


Community Involvement[edit | edit source]

The People[edit | edit source]

  • In December 1873 the license was granted to John Mason.[4]
  • In December 1874 Mary Ann Mason was granted a license for the hotel.[1]
  • In December 1882 the publican was Bridget Barker.[5]
  • In December 1885, the publican John Lawler, had his renewal refused on the grounds the hotel was "...without accommodation, dilapidated, and unfit to be licensed."[6]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1874 'CITY LICENSING BENCH.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 16 December, p. 4. , viewed 11 Oct 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article208250343
  2. 1874 'Family Notices', The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1869 - 1880; 1914 - 1918), 10 September, p. 3. , viewed 03 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191561605
  3. 1877 'ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 19 December, p. 4. , viewed 06 Jun 2021, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article199282906
  4. 1873 'LICENSING BENCH.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 24 December, p. 4. , viewed 03 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article201608890
  5. 1882 'CITY LICENSING COURT.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 23 December, p. 4. , viewed 04 Jan 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article202701446
  6. 1885 'No title', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 22 December, p. 2. , viewed 29 Jan 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article206305310


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