Smythes Creek Hotel

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Smythe's Creek Hotel
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Town Smythesdale
Street Linton Road
Known dates 1859-1864

The Smythes Creek Hotel was a hotel in Smythesdale, Victoria, <1859-1864>.

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The Smythes Creek Hotel was in Linton Road, Smythesdale[1], next to the cricket ground.[2] In 1860 it was described:

"...From here to Smythe's Creek Hotel (kept by the "Old Pilgrim") is a flat over which the mud, water and sludge of 48 is allowed to overrun. At the back of this hotel is the cricket ground it is about six acres in extent, fenced in with a two-rail fence..."[3]

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The hotel was offered for sale in June 1862:

SMYTHESDALE. Hotel for Sale by Private Contract. J. S. CARVER has been favored with instructions to sell by private treaty, All that Allotment of Land, situated at Smythesdale, adjoining the Cricket Ground, containing 1a 3r 8p, and on which is erected The Smythe's Creek Hotel, Containing spacious Bar, 3 Parlors, 7 Bed Rooms, Kitchen, and extensive Stables, the whole surrounded with a substantial fence, and all in excellent repair. Immediate possession can be given. Terms liberal.[2]

In 1864 Dean Hart and William Train set up a cordial and aerated water factory in the hotel.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1862 'LICENSING COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 21 June, p. 1 Supplement: SUPPLEMENT TO THE STAR., viewed 18 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66324971
  2. 2.0 2.1 1862 'Advertising', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 20 June, p. 3. , viewed 23 Apr 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66324960
  3. 1860 'JOURNEY TO SMYTHESDALE.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 18 July, p. 2. , viewed 06 Jan 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66057137
  4. Woady Yallock Historical Society, https://www.gluseum.com/AU/Smythesdale/167087926814982/Woady-Yaloak-Historical-Society-Inc.
  5. 1859 'SMYTHESDALE POLICE [?]', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 2 June, p. 3. , viewed 05 Jul 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66053384
  6. 1862 'SMYTHESDALE POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 19 July, p. 2, viewed 24 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66325679
  7. 1863 'SMYTHESDALE POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 18 July, p. 4. , viewed 03 Jul 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72515835


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