William T. Boxall

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William T. Boxall
Born c. 1828
London, England
Died 26 March 1881
Occupation Publican
Years active 1869-1881
Known for Koh-i-Noor Hotel
Waverley Hotel
Home town Ballarat
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Fitzpatrick Betts
  • Thomas Boxall (father)
  • Mary Rowells (mother)

William T. Boxall was a publican in Ballarat, <1869-1881.

History[edit | edit source]

William Thomas Boxall was born in c.1828, the son of Thomas Boxall and Mary Rowells.[1]

He married Elizabeth Fitzpatrick Betts in London on the 11 November 1849, at St. Leonards, Shoreditch.[2] He was working in London as a butcher.[3] They left London for Australia on the Sir Henry Hardinge, arriving in Melbourne on 9 July 1853.[4]

In July 1869 he applied for the license of the Koh-in-noor Hotel:

27 Victoria, No. 227. NOTICE OF INTENTION to APPLY for TRANSFER of LICENSE from one person to another.-I, PHILIP GAY, the holder of a Publican's License for the House and premises known as the Koh-i-Noor Hotel, situate at the corner of Eyre and Talbot streets, Ballarat West, do hereby give at the Court of Petty Sessions, to be holden at Ballarat West on the 30th day of July,1869 to Transfer the said License to William Thomas Boxall, of Ballarat. (Signature of Applicant) PHILIP GAY Given under my hand this 20th day of July, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine.[5]

In March and December 1873 Boxall was granted the license for the Waverley Hotel in Sturt Street, Ballarat.[6][7] It was renewed in December 1875.[8]

Boxall died in March 1881 and is buried in the Ballarat New Cemetery, Church of England C, Section 03, Grave 01.[9]

BOXALL.—On the 26th March, at his residence, Waverley Hotel, Sturt street, William Thomas Boxall, aged fifty-three years. Funeral at 4 o’clock to-day. Friends please accept this intimation[10]

We regret to have to announce the death on Saturday last of Mr Thomas Boxall, of the Waverley hotel, Sturt street. Mr Boxall was formerly a butcher on Soldiers Hill, and was an old resident of Ballarat. He had been ailing for some time, and his death was not unexpected. The funeral of deceased will take place at 3 o'clock this afternoon.[11]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Australian Death Index, 1881, Victoria, Ref. No. 281
  2. England, Marriages, 1538–1973. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  3. Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1851
  4. Inward Overseas Passenger Lists (New Zealand Ports). Microfiche VPRS 13439, copy of VRPS 947. Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne, Victoria.
  5. 1869 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 26 July, p. 1. , viewed 27 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112890950
  6. 1873 'LICENSING BENCH.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 15 March, p. 3. , viewed 03 Jan 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article219198759
  7. 1873 'LICENSING BENCH.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 24 December, p. 4. , viewed 27 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article201608890
  8. 1875 'POLICE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 22 December, p. 4. , viewed 19 Aug 2022, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article200186441
  9. Ballarat Cemeteries, Records, http://www.ballaratcemeteries.com.au/record-search/
  10. 1881 'Family Notices', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 28 March, p. 2. , viewed 27 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article219327710
  11. 1881 'NEWS AND NOTES.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 28 March, p. 2. , viewed 27 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article219327697

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