Sir Henry Barkly Hotel (Humffray Street)

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There was also a Sir Henry Barkly Hotel in Main Road.
Sir Henry Barkly Hotel
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History
Town Ballarat
Street Humffray Street
Known dates 1858-1864
Other names Falcon Inn
Tariff Hotel
Bakery Hill Hotel

The Sir Henry Barkly Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat East, Victoria, <1858-1864>.

Site[edit | edit source]

The Sir Henry Barkly Hotel was on the east side of Humffray Street, four doors from the north east corner with Main Road.[1] It was offered for sale in 1864 and described as:

MONDAY, 26th SEPTEMBER. By Order of the Trustees in the Estate of Mr JOHN CUMMINS. THE SIR HENRY BARKLY HOTEL. Near to the corner of Humffray street and the Main Road. WELSH and SURPLICE are instructed to sell the above valuable property, centrally situated on allotment 5, section N, having a large frontage to Humffray street. The buildings, now let for £52 per annum, are commodious, and would command an excellent business as an hotel or otherwise. This sale will afford an excellent opportunity for investment. Sale on the premises at 12 o'clock. Terms at Sale.[2]

Hargreaves identified the site in 1943 as being the ANA Hall.[1]

Background[edit | edit source]

There were two Sir Henry Barkly Hotels in Ballarat, it is not yet known if there was any connection between the two.

The hotel later became the:

History[edit | edit source]

On 29 June 1888, the Licensing Court determined that the hotel and another 42 should be de-licensed.[1] This process was legally challenged by Richard Woofe of the Robert Burns Hotel.[3] The hotel on this site was closed in 1891.


Community Involvement[edit | edit source]

The People[edit | edit source]

  • In June 1858 the applicant, William C. Fowler, failed to appear at the licensing court, postponed for one week.[4] The license was granted one week later.[5]
  • In June 1859 the license was granted to John Cummins.[6]
    • His license was renewed in May 1860.[7]
  • In 1863 the publican was John Stower[8]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 12, 1943, Ballarat
  2. 1864 'Advertising.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 22 September, p. 3, viewed 30 January, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66348247
  3. Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 6, 1943, Ballarat
  4. 1858 'EASTERN POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 16 June, p. 2. , viewed 06 Dec 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66048685
  5. 1858 'EASTERN POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 23 June, p. 2. , viewed 06 Dec 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66048810
  6. 1859 'AFTERNOON SITTINGS.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 14 June, p. 3. , viewed 05 Sep 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66053609
  7. 1860 'LICENSING BENCH.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 23 May, p. 2. , viewed 09 Dec 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72466933
  8. 1863 'BALLARAT EAST LICENSING BENCH.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 18 June, p. 4, viewed 4 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72515106


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