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Hunter Valley Inns and Hotels

The Cross Keys Inn at Lochinvar

John Keys

John Keys was granted publican's licence for the Cross Keys Inn at Lochinvar in 1851 - 52.

John Wenz

An Application to transfer licence of the Cross Keys from John Keys to John Wenz was postponed September 1852 and then later granted. John Wenz died in February 1853 at Lochinvar age 60 and his wife Julia (Juliana) was granted the licence in this year.

John Coleman

The licence was transferred from Julia Wenz to son-in-law John Coleman in March 1854. Julia Wenz died age 64 in May 1855.

John Coleman held the licence until 1858.