Windsor Arms (Esmond Street)

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For hotels with the same or similar names, see Windsor Hotel.
Windsor Arms
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Town Ballarat
Street Esmond Street
Other names Arcade Hotel (1855)
Tontine Hotel
Windsor Hotel (1862)
Windsor Castle Hotel (1884)

The Windsor Arms was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1874, 1881 and 1892.

Site[edit | edit source]

The hotel was in Esmond Street.[1] Esmond Street was later renamed as York Street.

Background[edit | edit source]

The hotel had several different names of the years[1]:

History[edit | edit source]

The publican in 1874 owned an emu:

The emu in the possession of Mr Smith, of the Windsor Arms, in York street, is showing itself to be a valuable bird. It has laid a second egg, which is a first-class specimen for ornamental purposes.[2]

Community Involvement[edit | edit source]

The People[edit | edit source]

  • In August 1874 the publican was Mr. Smith.[2]
  • In December 1881 the publican, Francis Smith was issued with a replacement license having misplaced his current one.[3]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 19, 1943, Ballarat
  2. 2.0 2.1 1874 'NEWS AND NOTES.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 11 August, p. 2. , viewed 24 May 2022,
  3. 1881 'BALLARAT EAST.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 23 December, p. 3. , viewed 13 Jun 2019,

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