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those that ran the INNS & HOTELS in NELSON, Marlborough 1850s - 1860

Journal by ngairedith

some of the Inns, Hotels etc in the country areas of the Nelson Province in 1850s - 1860 were taken from Number One; or, The Way of the World (NZETC)

Further research reveals that some of the publicans mentioned below were actually not the landlord by 1860.
The book, 'Number One; or, The Way of the World' (above) was published in 1862 so the list may hav been compiled in the late 1850s

"Black Horse," in Wakapuaka - William Wastney (1831-1911)
- Robert Aitken had the Freehold in April 1860
- William's wife, Mary Georgina died 19 April 1884 aged 55

"Bridge Inn," in Moutere - Thomas Haynes

"Commercial Hotel," in Collingwood - J. W. Miles
- the hotel was run by John Jarvis by April 1860
- J.W.'s only son, William Edward, married Margaret Hornby in 1879
- his mother Martha died 23 March 1883 at Beachfield aged 82
- his wife died on 28 December 1899 at Collingwood aged 79

"Forest Inn," in Wakefield - Thomas Hunt
- Charles Gentry had the Freehold in April 1860
- the Hotel was moved in 1887 near the Railway station

"Golden Age," in Collingwood - D. Allen

"Golden Age Tavern," in Collingwood - F. T. Berry

"Holly Bush," in Spring Grove - T. Hill

"Motueka Hotel," in Motueka - Joseph Parker

"Plough Inn," in Richmond - Mrs Mary Cleaver
- Mary renewed the license in 1858

"Red Horse," in Richmond - Mrs. Kite
- her husband Thomas Kite got the )new) license for it in April 1860
- he died 20 August 1860 in Richmond

"Retreat Inn," in Motueka - C. Wise

"Riwaka Inn," in Riwaka - Adolphus Dodson (1834-1884)
- he had the Riwaka Hotel for 3 years (1856-1859), which was ssituated opposite the Riwaka Inn, before moving to the Riwaka Inn in July 1859. Hilton Harrison had the Inn prior to him. Adolphus was a 'farmer' in 1868

"Star and Garter," in Richmond - Robert Disher
- Robert still had it in Nov 1859
- Robert Aitken had the Freehold in 1860

"Swan Inn," in Motueka - George Harding
- renewed the license in 1858

"Takaka Inn," in Takaka - J. Spittal

"Travellers' Rest," in Riwaka - J. Fowler

"Turf Hotel," in Stoke - Blaire Beach

"Waimea Hotel," in Hope - M. Coleman

"Waimea Hotel," in Waimea West - A. Devanay

"Waimea Inn," in Waimea West - J. Palmer

"Waitapu Ferry," in Takaka - B. Kemp

"Wakefield Arms," in Wakefield - D. Warnock

"Wanderers' Rest," in Collinwood - W. Shaser ?

"Wheat Sheaf Inn," in Richmond - Mrs. Higgs

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on 2010-12-21 04:01:43

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