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THE ORIGINAL HOTEL IN DROMANA, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA.

Journal by itellya

It was the SCURFIELD HOTEL, first mentioned on trove in 1858 when it was being run by Richard Watkin who established the Dromana Hotel in 1862* (*according to his statement in an 1880 advertisement.)
George Assender renamed it the Arthur's Seat Hotel, under which name it burnt down in 1898.

Extensive details regarding all owners/ licensees and stories (NAUGHTY FATHER O'NIALL, INSOLVENCY etc.) are included towards the end of my journal:
HERITAGE WALK, DROMANA.

As it is such an exhaustive process finding the Dromana Township map which shows the precise location of Scurfield's hotel, here's a link.

SCURFIELD HOTEL

THE LINK HAS BEEN TESTED AND IT WORKS.
When the page comes up, click on the map thumbnail to get the map, then click on the magnifying glass with + inside to zoom in and enlarge it.

The map is called:
Town and suburban lands at Dromana, Parish of Kangerong, County ...
catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/5598988

Surnames: ALLISON ASSENDER BROWN MURPHY SCURFIELD WAINRIGHT WATKIN
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on 2018-04-26 05:47:20

Itellya is researching local history on the Mornington Peninsula and is willing to help family historians with information about the area between Somerville and Blairgowrie. He has extensive information about Henry Gomm of Somerville, Joseph Porta (Victoria's first bellows manufacturer) and Captain Adams of Rosebud.

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