Royal Drum Hotel

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Royal Drum Hotel
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History
Town Chepstowe
Known dates 1873-1875

The Royal Drum Hotel was a hotel in Chepstowe, Victoria, <1873-1875>.

Site[edit | edit source]

The hotel was in Chepstowe.[1]

Background[edit | edit source]

William Bicknell was granted a license for the Farmers' Inn at Chepstowe in December 1872. Probably the same hotel.

In January 1875, William Bicknell applied for the license:

W. Bicknell applied for a special temporary license for two months for a house at Chepstowe known as the Royal Drum. Owing to the absence of the police magistrate, the application was postponed.[2]

History[edit | edit source]

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The People[edit | edit source]

  • In December 1873 and March 1875 the license was granted to W. Bicknell.[1][3] In December 1875 his license was renewed, but the newspaper report does not name the hotel.[4]


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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1873 'LICENSING BENCH.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 24 December, p. 4. , viewed 07 Nov 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article201608890
  2. 1875 'CARNGHAM POLICE COURT.', The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1869 - 1884; 1914 - 1918), 13 January, p. 4. , viewed 19 Jul 2021, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191559738
  3. 1875 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 24 March, p. 4. , viewed 18 Jan 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article208252592
  4. 1875 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 15 December, p. 4. , viewed 17 Jan 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article200186293


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