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The Gordon Arms

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Robert Ballard

Robert Ballard was granted a publican's licence for the Gordon Arms in October 1843[1]

He took out a licence for the Wheatsheaf Inn at Morpeth in April 1845.[2]


Peter Grant

Peter Grant was issued with a licence for the Gordon Arms in April 1844, 1845 and 1846.[3]
In 1846 he was fined £2 for selling liquor on a Sunday[4]

In 1847 Peter Grant charged neighbours Ann and Samuel Derrington with assaulting his wife Jane after an altercation between the two women. Ann and Samuel Derrington were later fined 60/- and bound over to keep the peace.[5]


James Wolfe

James Wolfe was the next innkeeper at the Gordon Arms. He was granted a publican's licence in June 1847. He transferred the licence to Thomas Honeysett in March 1848 and was granted a publican's licence for the Red Cow Inn in May 1848 [6]


Thomas Honeysett

Thomas Honeysett held the licence for the Gordon Arms in 1849 and in October that year transferred the licence to William Bartley. [7] Thomas Honeysett was granted a publican's licence for the Cricketers Arms in West Maitland in 1851


Peter Grant

Peter Grant was granted a licence again in May 1853 [8]


Dennis Toohey

Dennis Toohey was granted the publican's licence in April 1854


References

[1] Maitland Mercury 7 October 1843

[2] Maitland Mercury 19 April 1845

[3] Maitland Mercury 22 March1845

[4] Maitland Mercury 27 May 1846

[5] Maitland Mercury 30 June 1847

[6] Maitland Mercury 10 May 1848

[7] Maitland Mercury 17 October 1849

[8] Ancestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Certificates for Publicans' Licences, 1830-1849, 1853-1860





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