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Queen Victoria Inn


First Name

Surname / Subject


Queen Victoria Inn

East Maitland

John Wisdom

John Wisdom held the publican's license for the Queen Victoria Inn in Day Street East Maitland in 1844[1].

Samul Clift

In 1845 and 1846 Samuel Clift held the license

Thomas Cox

The license for the Queen Victoria was transferred to Thomas Cox in 1847 however Cox returned to the Bush Inn at Black Creek in 1848 [2]

John Borthwick

John Borthwick (son-in-law of Samuel Clift) took over the license in 1848

Later the building became the residence known as Roseneath


[1] Maitland Mercury 20 April 1844

[2] Maitland Mercury 24 April 1847



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