Find records and other information about Tasmanian publicans and hotels.
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Lists of hotel licences granted and or transferred appear regularly in the Tasmanian Government Gazette from 1818.
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These are the more significant records about publican licence records.
Publican’s licences are not available online. Please quote the references in brackets (for example TRE47) when seeking these records.
Certificates received from various local licensing courts about the fitness of applicants to hold public house licences, and approving their issue 1838-1853 (TRE47)
Registers of applications for hotel licences 1881-1907, 1953-1958, 1959-1961, 1963, 1965-1976 (LC31)
Register of hotel and public house licences issued 1919-1955 (TRE50)
Applications for licences to sell liquor - Brighton, Clarence, Glamorgan, Green Ponds, Richmond, Sorell and Spring Bay 1828-1848, 1855 (LC449)
Publicans recognisances - Brighton, Clarence, Glamorgan, Green Ponds, Richmond, Sorell and Spring Bay 1833-1848 (LC450)
Minutes of Meetings of Justices to consider applications for public house licences - Brighton, Clarence, Glamorgan, Richmond, Spring Bay 1841-1856 (LC448)
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