Stag Hotel (Bridge Street)

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Stag Hotel
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Town Ballarat
Street Cnr. Bridge and Grenville Streets
Known dates 1864
Other names Harris' Family Hotel
Geelong Hotel
Alexandra Hotel

The Stag Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, 1864>.

Site[edit | edit source]

The site had been Harris' Family Hotel, the Geelong Hotel, the Alexandra Hotel (c,1863), and the Stag Hotel.[1] It was described on the north east corner of Bridge Street and Grenville Street.[2][3]

Location[edit | edit source]

  • Address: 1 Bridge Mall
  • Google maps: 37.56219S, 143.86094E [1]
  • MGA: 752697, 5838912 (54)

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Background[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

In June 1864, Edward Calcott, advertised his intention to apply for the license. The hotel was owned by Hannah Branston who had operated the building as the Geelong Hotel in 1861:

TO the Bench of Magistrates, Ballarat East.—I EDWARD CALCOTT, now residing at the Stag Hotel, in the borough of Ballarat East, in the County of Grant, do hereby give notice, that it is my intention to apply to the justices sitting in the Court of Petty Sessions, to be holden at Ballarat East, on the 1st day July, 1864, for a Certificate authorising the issue of a Publican's License, for a house situate in the Parish of Ballarat East, containing bar, two sitting-rooms, dining room, eight bedrooms, kitchen, &c. The house is the property of Hannah Branston, and rented by me, and is now licensed under the sign of the Stag Hotel. Dated the 16th day of June, 1864. (Signed) EDWARD CALCOTT.[4]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 17, 1943, Ballarat
  2. "Licencing Court for Publicans," The Star, Thursday 19 June 1862, pg. 4,, (accessed January 19, 2014)
  3. 1861 'LICENSING SESSIONS.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 14 June, p. 1 Supplement: SUPPLEMENT TO THE STAR., viewed 12 March, 2014,
  4. 4.0 4.1 1864 'Advertising', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 22 June, p. 4. , viewed 18 Apr 2021,
  5. 1864 'BALLARAT EAST LICENSING MEETING.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 2 July, p. 4. , viewed 18 Apr 2021,

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