33 Errol Street

33 Errol Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
photographer: Felicity Jack

Also known as The Errol Hotel 1872-1873, renamed The Town Hall Hotel [16] 1874
Previous Address
Style Victorian, Mid: 1860-1875

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33 Errol Street                                                                                           

The Errol Hotel 1872-1873, renamed The Town Hall Hotel [16] 1874-“

The names

The first pub on this site was named after the street. A year later the name was changed to The Town Hall Hotel and the business has kept its ‘new ‘ name ever since. It is one of several hotels that managed to remain open even though its closure was recommended in the 1902 local option poll. Visitors or newcomers to the area find it odd that The Town Hall Hotel is so far from the Town Hall and that a pub much closer to the Town Hall is called The Court House. Note that there was a courthouse opposite when The Court House changed its name from The Peacock and that plans for the new Town Hall were in the air when The Errol was renamed The Town Hall Hotel.

The footballer Lou Richards, a former Collingwood rover and radio and TV personality, was a licensee whose name and reputation attracted custom.

Historic Pubs of North Melbourne by Hotham History Project.

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