Hunter Valley Inns & Hotels

Gordon Arms

Lochinvar

   

Robert Ballard was granted a publican's license for the Gordon Arms in October 1843 (2) He took out a license for the Wheatsheaf Inn at Morpeth in April 1845. (3)

Peter Grant was issued with a license for the Gordon Arms in April 1844, 1845 and 1846. (4) In 1846 he was fined 2 for selling liquor on a Sunday(5).

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. (6)

James Wolfe was the next innkeeper at the Gordon Arms. He was granted a publican's license in June 1847. He transferred the license to Thomas Honeysett in March 1848 and was granted a publican's license for the Red Cow Inn in May 1848 (7)

Thomas Honeysett held the license for the Gordon Arms in 1849 and in October of that year transferred the license to William Bartley. (8)

Peter Grant was granted a license again in May 1853 (1)

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


References:

(1)Ancestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Certificates for Publicans' Licences, 1830-1849, 1853-1860

(2) MM 7 October 1843

(3) MM 19 April 1845

(4) MM 22 March1845

(5) MM 27 May 1846

(6) MM 30 June 1847

(7) MM 10 May 1848

(8) MM 17 October 1849