FATAL HOTEL AFFRAY SYDNEY, Monday. A fatal quarrel took place at the Sir John Young Hotel, George-street, tonight. A man named Thomas Jones, aged 48, a wharf laborer, and another man, both being under the influence of liquor, quarrelled and… Read More ›
By MICK ROBERTS © AT the harbour end of the Pitt Street Mall, in the heart of Sydney’s busiest shopping precinct, stands a five storey reminder of how the city’s colonial pubs developed. There’s no better example of the evolution… Read More ›
In the early times the native-born colonists were known by the title of “Currency”; and it was common enough to hear a person spoken of as a “currency lad” or a “currency lass”. But this custom has almost entirely died out,… Read More ›
An inquest was held at the City Coroner’s Court concerning the death of Michael Norris, 56, late licensee of the Port Jackson Hotel,George-street North, which occurred at St. Vincent’s Private Hospital on Sunday last, the result of injuries sustained through falling down a cellar… Read More ›
The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 3 March 1928: The old Bee Hive Hotel, now a hostel of the Church of England Men’s Society. The building, which stands at the corner of Princes and Argyle streets, is almost 100 years old.