Volunteer Hotel, Lefroy

1895-96 Robert Taylor, Volunteer (Line) Hotel, near Lefroy
1897 John Payne, Volunteer Hotel, Lefroy
1898-99 Robert E. Payne, Volunteer Hotel, Lefroy
1899 William Whiting, Volunteer Hotel, Lefroy
1899 Susie M’Guinness, Volunteer Hotel, Lefroy
1900 Charles C. Cooley, Volunteer Hotel, Lefroy

Volunteer Mine and township, Lefroy (from QVMAG collection, QVM:1999:P:1161)

Daily Telegraph, 12 April 1895

VOLUNTEER HOTEL, LEFROY.–In our advertising columns will be found a notice calling attention to the fact that although Mr Robert Taylor, late of the Crown Hotel, has to wait until the next sittings to obtain a license for the Volunteer Hotel at Lefroy he has opened the premises for the use of boarders. The building is one which supplies a long felt want on the field, its fine front being something unique; on either d side of the large hall are situated to the right the bar and spacious parlours, billiard-room, etc., and to the left the large dining-room, 80ft x 17ft. There is also a private dining-room for parties visiting the field. The house is so divided that the rooms kept for visitors are absolutely apart from the bar and public parlours, and as Mr Taylor has looked after the comfort of his patrons in erecting bathrooms at the end of each corridor visitors will appreciate this benefit. There is also ample stabling connected with the hotel, and the wants in every department have been thoroughly looked after.
Launceston Examiner, 6 April 1895

Tasmanian Democrat, 17 May 1895

Launceston Examiner, 2 August 1895

Launceston Examiner, 13 January 1899

Launceston Examiner, 14 July 1899

Launceston Examiner, 26 August 1899

Examiner, 12 October 1900

LEFROY, Thursday. — The Volunteer Hotel, owned by Mr R. Taylor, of Queenstown, was totally destroyed by fire this evening. A large volume of smoke was first seen issuing from, the roof by people living near, and in a short time the building was a mass of flames.. The building was last occupied on Monday by a man who was appointed caretaker. He, however, left on Tuesday, and since then the place has been unoccupied. Here is nothing at present to suggest the cause of the outbreak; It is supposed that the building is insured.
Daily Telegraph, 29 August 1902

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