cnr Wellington & Elizabeth Streets
Formerly Black Bull, Charles & Brisbane Streets?
1830 Henry Hinksman, King’s Arms, Charles Street
1831 Elizabeth Hinksman, King’s Arms, Charles Street
1832 George Dodery, King’s Arms, Charles Street
1833 Benjamin Walford, King’s Arms, Launceston
1834 John Ashton, King’s Arms, Charles Street
1834 John Ashton, King’s Arms, Wellington & Elizabeth Streets
1835 Thomas Neal
1836 John Ashton, King’s Arms, Wellington & Elizabeth Streets
1836-38 Henry Chalk, King’s Arms, Wellington Street
Launceston Advertiser, 4 October 1830
Robert Marr had the Black Bull, cnr Brisbane and Charles Streets until 1829.
Independent, 21 April 1832
Launceston Advertiser, 23 May 1832
Launceston Advertiser, 15 November 1832
A burglary was committed on Monday night, in the house of Mr. Benjamin Walford, the King’s Arms, in Charles St., in this Town. The house being under repair, an easy entrance was effected; and. although even the bed-room whore Mr. W. Slept was robbed of several articles, the robbers completed their depredation and made off without any of the inmates being disturbed.
Launceston Advertiser, 2 January 1834
Launceston Advertiser, 30 June 1834
“Hobart Town Courier, 22 August 1834
Independent, 10 September 1834
The King’s Arm has moved to the cnr of Wellington & Elizabeth Streets, presumably to the building in this advertisement:
Hobart Town Courier, 14 August 1835
Launceston Advertiser, 28 July 1836
Launceston Advertiser, 24 November 1836
Henry Chalk, a publican, was charged with an aggravated assault, Deponent swore that he was playing a game called “the Devil among the tailors,” at the house of defendant, when, in consequence of winning six pence, he took it off the table, and transferred ii to his pocket ; he had scarcely done so, when Chalk struck him a blow, from the effects of which he became senseless. Another wit ness deposed to seeing Chalk raise the complainant from the ground and dash him violently against the earth, saying, “that’s the way I serve those who attempt to cheat me.” Defendant was fined in the penalty of £5 and costs. Mr. Mulgrave observed, that a more atrocious case bad never fallen within the range of his observation.
Cornwall Chronicle, 24 February 1838