Hunter Valley Inns & Hotels

Crown and Anchor Inn


John Stone was granted a license for the Crown and Anchor Inn at Morpeth in 1844

John Stone held the license for the Angel Inn in Maitland in 1846 and 1847.

William Witton was granted a license for the Crown & Anchor in 1845(1), and transferred it to Peter Hook in March 1846 (2)

Peter Hook was fined several times for breaches of the Licensing Act while at the Crown & Anchor. He sold the business to former boot and shoemaker William Graham in 1847(3)

William Graham was granted a publican's license in 1847, 1848 and 1849.

Moses Murphy held the license in 1854.


(1) Maitland Mercury 19 April 1845

(2) Maitland Mercury 4 March 1846

(3) Maitland Mercury 7 July 1847   



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