Ship Inn (1, 3)

Wharf area, cnr St John & William Streets


The building marked with a red 1 was the Ship and the red 2 is the Sailor’s Return, later Market Tavern. (Click for a larger version. From Smythe, H. W. H., Plan of the town of Launceston, VDL, 1835)

1823 Nathaniel Lucas
1824 Nathaniel Lucas, City of London Arms
1824-25 Nathaniel Lucas, Ship Inn
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1827-29 John McDiarmid, Ship Inn, St John St
1829 Patrick Carolan, Ship Inn, St John & William St
–>Moved to Charles Street.
+This site became Commercial Hotel and then Star &  Garter and then Ship again.
1835-37 James Whitehead, Ship Inn, Wharf/St John Street
1837-50 Robert Brand, Ship Inn, St John Street
1851-55 Mary Ann Brand, Ship Inn, St John & William Streets
1855-57 Thomas Wells, Ship Inn, St John & William Streets
1857 Burnt down. New location refused.

In 1823, Nathaniel Lucas receives a license for an unnamed house. In 1824, he is given a licence for the Ship inn (no location given).

Tasmanian & Port Dalrymple Advertiser, 19 January 1825
Tasmanian & Port Dalrymple Advertiser, 19 January 1825
Continue reading Ship Inn (1, 3)

Commercial Tavern (1)

Cameron Street. (SE corner of Cameron & Chales, from the Sharland’s map overlay.)
18241826 Henry Davis
1827 Abraham Aaron

HTG 12 November 1824
Hobart Town Gazette, 12 November 1824

From an advertisement:
JUST Arrived, and ON SALE at the Brick Store adjoining the Commercial Tavern (and nearly opposite the Commissariat, Cameron-street, a most Valuable Assortment of Merchandize,
Tasmanian & Port Dalrymple Advertiser, 23 March 1825

Hobart Town Courier, 27 October 1827
Hobart Town Courier, 27 October 1827

Hobart Town Courier, 27 October 1827