Ralph Martin was an Innkeeper at Armidale where he was tried and
found not guilty of assaulting John Mann with firearms.
Thomas Balden Cox held the license in the years 1839 - 1840.
Thomas Cox moved from the New Inn to the
The Forbes in
Singleton in 1842 which he refurbished soon after. (1) He was
granted a publican's license for the
Victoria Inn in Day Street, East Maitland in 1847(2).
He had returned to Black Creek by 1848 where he was granted a
publican's license for the
Bush Tavern in 1848(3). He died at the Bush Tavern in 1854
was renamed The Red House
after 1840. The 640 acre property, a grant from the Crown known
as 'Coulson's Farm', was advertised for sale in January 1841.
The substantially built brick house was rented out for £60 per
annum by the proprietor and sub let for £100 to the innkeeper.
There were extensive out houses and a stable and fenced paddock
with permanent fresh water.